Principles of Supply Chain Management (with InfoTrac and CD-ROM)

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/2/2008
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Streamline your studying and get the grade you want with PRINCIPLES OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: A BALANCED APPROACH, Second Edition. With this textbook, youíll learn from real case studies, as well as games--like The Beer Game Supply Chain Management Simulation--how to understand and apply supply chain management. The coverage in this text uses a broad brush to encompass OM, purchasing, and logistics with a supply chain management focus, covering a great deal of content that isnít currently available elsewhere. The book guides you through how all aspects of supply chain activity are accomplished effectively and efficiently. It brings you the real world of supply chain management. The authors break down supply chain issues into purchasing, operations, and logistics. This is one of the most--if not the most--balanced supply chain management texts available, and it follows a natural flow through the supply chain. The well-organized chapters include excellent case studies, demonstrating the practical application of supply chain management in the workplace. Profiles throughout the text reinforce the studies, and help to reinforce your learning. This second edition also includes a number of new cases, in addition to the previous 15 cases, all packaged on the Student CD. Each of the 14 chapters includes revised and updated Supply Chain Management in Action opening features, e-Business Connection features, Global Perspective features, and company examples to ensure that current supply chain management issues are covered in depth.

Table of Contents

Supply Chain Management: An Overview
Introduction to Supply Chain Management
Purchasing Issues In Supply Chain Management
Purchasing Management
Creating and Managing Supplier Relationships
Strategic Sourcing for Successful Supply Chain Management
Operations Issues in Supply Chain Management
Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment
Resource Planning Systems
Inventory Management
Process Management: Just-In-Time and Total Quality Management
Distribution Issues in Supply Chain Management
Domestic and International Logistics
Customer Relationship Management
Global Location Decisions
Service Response Logistics
Sustaining Competitive Advantage
Supply Chain Process Integration
Performance Measurement Along the Supply Chain
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