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The Leenders text provides a comprehensive introduction to the purchasing and supply chain management field, supported by 50 case studies. Cases cover purchasing and supply chain issues in a variety of settings, from process industries to high tech manufacturing and services as well as public institutions. Supply Management concepts, both strategic and tactical, have been expanded throughout the text, particularly in new chapters on Supply Law and Ethics, Public Supply, and Supplier Relations. While all basic tenets of the purchasing function and cost issues remain, the coverage of the field is state of the art highlighting the supply chain approach.
Table of Contents
1. Purchasing and Supply Management
Case 1-1 Qmont Mining
Case 1-2 Erica Carson
Case 1-3 Southeastern University
2. Supply Strategy
Case 2-1 Spartan Heat Exchangers Inc.
Case 2-2 Sabor Inc.
Case 2-3 Ford Motor Company: Aligned Business Framework
3. Supply Organization
Case 3-1 Iowa Elevators
Case 3-2 Roger Haskett
4. Supply Processes and Technology
Case 4-1 Bright Technology International
Case 4-2 Hemingway College
Case 4-3 Portland Bus Company
5. Make or Buy, Insourcing and Outsourcing
Case 5-1 B&L Inc.
Case 5-2 Rondot Automotive
Case 5-3 Alicia Wong
6. Need Identification and Specification
Case 6-1 Moren Corporation (A)
Case 6-2 Moren Corporation (B)
Case 6-3 Carson Manor
Case 7–1 The Power Line Poles
Case 7–2 Air Quality Systems Inc.
8. Quantity and Inventory
Case 8-1 Sedgman Steel
Case 8-2 Throsel-Teskey Drilling
Case 9-1 Penner Medical Products
Case 9-2 Andrew Morton
Case 10–1 Cottrill Inc.
Case 10–2 Coral Drugs
Case 10–3 Price Forecasting Exercise
11. Cost Management
Case 11–1 Deere Cost Management
Case 11–2 McMichael Inc.
Case 11-3 City of Granston
12. Supplier Selection
Case 12-1 Loren Inc.
Case 12-2 Russel Wisselink
Case 12-3 Kettering Industries Inc
13. Supplier Evaluation and Supplier Relations
Case 13-1 APC Europe
Case 13-2 Plastic Cable Clips
Case 13-3 Delphi Corporation
14. Global Supply Management
Case 14–1 Trojan Technologies
Case 14–2 Marc Biron
15. Legal and Ethics
Case 15–1 Rocky Plains Brewing Ltd.
Case 15–2 Sinclair & Winston
16. Other Supply Responsibilities
Case 16-1 Ross Wood
Case 16-2 Raleigh Plastics
17. Supply Function Evaluation and Trends
Case 17-1 Randall Corporation
Case 17-2 Fairview School Board
Case 17-3 Tanton Foods
March 4, 2014
by Melinda Harmon
Tons of useful information for even a tenured logistics professional.
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