Purchasing And Supply Chain Management

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/23/2008
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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PURCHASING AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, 4rd Edition is a turnkey solution for providing current and thorough coverage for this critical area of the supply chain. This book is not only a text but a reference as well, and is established as one of the leading-edge strategy and purchasing books. You'll gain contextual insights and knowledge into the strategies, processes, and practices of purchasing through use of the many cases and examples. Because of their relationships with executives and practitioners worldwide, the authors are able to present unique and up-to-date insights that lead to greater understanding of the purchasing process.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Purchasing Operations And Structure
The Purchasing Process
Purchasing Policy and Procedures
Purchasing and Supplier Integration for Competitive Advantage
Purchasing and Supply Chain Organization
Strategic Sourcing
Purchasing and Category/Commodity Strategy Development
Supplier Evaluation and Selection
Supplier Quality Management
Supplier Management and Development: Creating a World-Class Supply Base
Global Sourcing
Strategic Sourcing Processes
Strategic Cost Management
Purchasing and Supply Chain Analysis: Tools and Techniques
Effective Negotiations: Preparation and Execution
Contracting: Developing and Managing Effective Contracts
Purchasing Law and Ethics
Critical Supply Chain Elements
Managing Supply Chain Inventory and Delivering Perfect Customer Orders
Purchasing Services
Supply Chain Information and E-Systems
Sourcing and Supply Performance Measurement and Evaluation
Future Directions
Purchasing and Supply Chain Changes and Trends
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