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Definitive Guide to Integrated Supply Chain Management, The: Optimize the Interaction between Supply Chain Processes, Tools, and Technologies

By CSCMP, Brian J. Gibson, Joe B. Hanna, C. Clifford Defee, Haozhe Chen

Published by Pearson FT Press

Published Date: Dec 17, 2013


Master supply chain management concepts, components, principles, processes, interactions, and best practices: all the knowledge you need to start designing, implementing, and managing modern supply chains! The Definitive Guide to Integrated Supply Chain Management brings together all the knowledge you need to help companies gain competitive advantage from supply chains. Co-written by a leading supply chain expert and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), this reference provides up-to-the-minute insight into the roles of supply chain management in improving customer service, reducing costs, and improving financial performance. Clearly and concisely, it introduces modern supply chain management best practices that have been proven to work in organizations of many sizes, types, and industries. For all supply chain and operations managers and students; and for other professionals who either practice in the field or work closely with practitioners to solve business problems.

Table of Contents

Foreword     xi
Chapter 1: Defining the Supply Chain     1
Chapter 2: Supply Chain Structure, Processes, and Trade-Offs     29
Chapter 3: Key Strategic Principles     71
Chapter 4: Supply Chain Information and Technology     111
Chapter 5: Managing the Global Chain     147
Chapter 6: World Class Supply Chain Performance     177
Chapter 7: The Supply Chain of the Future     205
Index     221