Supply Chain Design and Management

Supply Chain Design and Management : Strategic and Tactical Perspectives

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Supply Chain Design and Management introduces the concept of a sharing mechanism that will ensure the sustainability of a supply chain by fair distribution of costs and benefits. This book provides a holistic view of the supply chain from product development, purchasing, manufacturing, distribution and storage, to retailing. The presentation of the enabling technologies in supply chain management will help companies better understand their options.

Provides a step-by-step framework for designing supply chains at the strategic level
Written for those who deal with the supply chains on a day-to-day basis as well as those new to the field
Provides a synthesis of best practices for managing supply chains at the tactical level
Provides a review of the state-of-the-art in enabling information technologies and business applications
Explains the concepts with examples from the industry and simple mathematical formulations
Is accessible to graduate students for an excellent understanding of how supply chains work and can join the industry armed with the knowledge of the workings of supply chains
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Product details

  • Hardback | 246 pages
  • 152 x 232 x 18mm | 521.63g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0122941519
  • 9780122941511

Table of contents

1 Introduction
2 Definition of a Supply Chain
3 Supply Chain at the Strategic Level
4 Supply Chain at the Tactical Level
5 Product Development in a Supply Chain
6 Enabling Technologies
7 Conclusion
App. A
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