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Definitive Guide to Supply Management and Procurement, The: Principles and Strategies for Establishing Efficient, Effective, and Sustainable Supply Management Operations

By CSCMP, Wendy Tate

Published by Pearson FT Press

Published Date: Dec 19, 2013


Drive sustainable supply chain competitive advantage through more effective supplier management and procurement: reduce costs, improve quality, and deliver better service for all customers. This is the most authoritative, complete guide to planning, implementing, measuring, and optimizing supply management and procurement processes. Straight from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), it brings together up-to-the-minute principles, strategies, and decisions for all relevant processes, strategies, and tactics. Step by step, The Definitive Guide to Supply Management and Procurement covers all this, and more: 

  • Basic supply management concepts, purposes, and goals
  • Linkages between procurement and other business functions
  • Day-to-day transactional and long-term strategic activities
  • Category analysis, supplier selection, contract negotiation, supplier relationship management, and performance evaluation
  • Principles and strategies for establishing efficient, effective, and sustainable operations, from sourcing teams to supplier rationalization
  • Technology for spend analysis, competitive bidding, eProcurement, eSourcing, auctions/reverse auctions, contract compliance, performance management, and more
  • Requirements and challenges of global sourcing, including insource vs. outsource decisions; TCO analysis; risk management; negotiations, and supplier contract compliance
  • Best practices for assessing performance using standard metrics and frameworks

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Essential Concepts of Purchasing and Supply Management    1
Chapter 2: Key Elements and Processes in Managing Supply Operations and How They Interact    29
Chapter 3: Principles and Strategies for Establishing Efficient, Effective, and Sustainable Supply Management Operations    57
Chapter 4: The Critical Role of Technology in Managing Supply Operations and Product Flows    85
Chapter 5: Define the Requirements and Challenges of Sourcing on a Global Basis    103
Chapter 6: Assessing the Internal and External Performance of Supply Management Operations    125
Chapter 7: Conclusions and Trends in Supply Management    143
Index    151

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ISBN-10: 0-13-344901-7

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-344901-3

Format: Book

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