Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management : Strategy, Planning and Operation

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For advanced undergraduate and MBA courses in Supply Chain Management. This text brings together the strategic role of the supply chain, key managerial concepts in supply chain management, and the tools and techniques for supply chain design and planning. Every chapter gives suggestions that managers can use in practice. *The strategic importance of good supply chain design and management for every firm. *Helps students visualize how good supply chain design and management can be a competitive advantage for a firm, and understand how weaknesses in supply chain design and management can hurt the firm. *Presents methods (called levers and drivers) that are available when designing and managing a supply chain are described - Clearly spells out how these drivers may be used at the supply chain design, planning, and operation stages to improve performance. *Logistics and supply chain tools and techniques - Stresses the managerial context in which the tools are used and the managerial levers for improvement that they support. *Extensive use of Excel - To illustrate all methodologies. *Discussion of e-commerce and information technology - In the context of supply chain management. *Many solved examples. *Cases - Written by the authors specifically for this more

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  • Hardback | 457 pages
  • 200.66 x 254 x 27.94mm | 1,111.3g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 0130264652
  • 9780130264657

Table of contents

I. BUILDING A STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK TO ANALYZE SUPPLY CHAINS. 1. Understanding the Supply Chain. 2. Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic Fit and Scope. 3. Supply Chain Drivers and Obstacles. II. PLANNING DEMAND AND SUPPLY IN A SUPPLY CHAIN. 4. Demand Forecasting in a Supply Chain. 5. Aggregate Planning in a Supply Chain. 6. Planning Supply and Demand in the Supply Chain: Managing Predictable Variability. III. PLANNING AND MANAGING INVENTORIES IN A SUPPLY CHAIN. 7. Managing Economies of Scale in the Supply Chain: Cycle Inventory. 8. Managing Uncertainty in a Supply Chain: Safety Inventory. 9. Determining Optimal Level of Product Availability. IV. TRANSPORTATION, NETWORK DESIGN, AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN A SUPPLY CHAIN. 10. Transportation in a Supply Chain. 11. Facility Decisions: Network Design in a Supply Chain. 12. Information Technology in a Supply Chain. V. COORDINATING A SUPPLY CHAIN AND THE ROLE OF E-BUSINESS. 13. Coordination in a Supply Chain. 14. E-business and the Supply Chain. VI. FINANCIAL FACTORS INFLUENCING SUPPLY CHAIN DECISIONS. 15. Financial Evaluation of Supply Chain Decisions. Name Index. Subject more

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