Interest in supply chain management, in both the private and public sectors, has soared in recent years. Leading organizations now recognize the immense opportunities that can be leveraged through effective supply chain management, in areas ranging from competitive strategy to market share to shareholder value. To gain these competitive advantages, they need skilled individuals who can design, execute, and manage their supply chains.
For these individuals, skill development begins with a solid foundation of knowledge in supply chain management concepts, components, and principles, The Definitive Guide to Integrated Supply Chain Management brings together of these fundamental elements.
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 key roles that supply chain management plays in improving customer service, reducing operating costs, and improving financial performance for organizations of all types. Clearly and concisely, it describes modern supply chain management processes, strategies, tools, and technologies – featuring best practices that have been proven to work in organizations of many sizes, types, and industries.
Table of Contents
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
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$41.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-345397-3