9780133993349

Supply Chain and Logistics Management Made Easy Methods and Applications for Planning, Operations, Integration, Control and Improvement, and Network Design

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    9780133993349

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    0133993345

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/30/2015
  • Publisher: Pearson FT Press
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Summary

THE PRACTICAL, EASY INTRODUCTION TO MODERN SUPPLY CHAIN/LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT FOR EVERY PROFESSIONAL AND STUDENT!

  • COVERS CORE CONCEPTS, PLANNING, OPERATIONS, INTEGRATION, COLLABORATION, NETWORK DESIGN, AND MORE
  • SHOWS HOW TO MEASURE, CONTROL, AND IMPROVE ANY SUPPLY CHAIN
  • INCLUDES PRACTICAL ADVICE FOR JUMPSTARTING YOUR OWN SUPPLY CHAIN CAREER

This easy guide introduces the modern field of supply chain and logistics management, explains why it is central to business success, shows how its pieces fit together, and presents best practices you can use wherever you work.

 

Myerson explains key concepts, tools, and applications in clear, simple language, with intuitive examples that make sense to any student or professional. He covers the entire field: from planning through operations, integration and collaboration through measurement, control, and improvement.

 

You’ll find practical insights on hot-button issues ranging from sustainability to the lean-agile supply chain. Myerson concludes by helping you anticipate key emerging trends—so you can advance more quickly in your own career.

 

Trillions of dollars are spent every year on supply chains and logistics. Supply chain management is one of the fastest growing areas of business, and salaries are rising alongside demand. Now, there’s an easy, practical introduction to the entire field: a source of reliable knowledge and best practices for students and professionals alike.

 

Paul A. Myerson teaches you all you’ll need to start or move forward in your own supply chain career. Writing in plain English, he covers all the planning and management tasks needed to transform resources into finished products and services, and deliver them efficiently to customers.

 

Using practical examples, Myerson reviews the integration, collaboration, and technology issues that are essential to success in today’s complex supply chains. You’ll learn how to measure your supply chain’s performance, make it more agile and sustainable, and focus it on what matters most: adding customer value.

  • MASTER NUTS-AND-BOLTS OPERATIONAL BEST PRACTICES
    Improve procurement, transportation, warehousing, ordering, reverse logistics, and more
  • BUILD A BETTER GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN
    Manage new risks as you improve sustainability
  • STRENGTHEN KEY LINKAGES WITH YOUR PARTNERS AND CUSTOMERS
    Get supply chains right by getting collaboration right
  • PREVIEW THE FUTURE OF SUPPLY CHAINS—AND YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN CAREER
    Discover “where the puck is headed”—so you can get there first

 

Author Biography

Paul Myerson (Bethlehem, PA area), Professor of Practice in Supply Chain Management at Lehigh University, has an extensive background as a Supply Chain and Logistics professional, consultant and teacher. He has been a successful change catalyst for a variety of clients and organizations of all sizes, and has 30+ years of experience in supply chain and logistics strategies, systems, and operations. His supply chain and logistics work has driven bottom-line improvements for companies including GE, Unilever, and Church and Dwight (Arm & Hammer). He writes the Lean Supply Chain column for Inbound Logistics Magazine, and blogs for Industry Week. He has marketed a leading supply chain planning software tool since 1998, and is author of two books: Lean Supply Chain & Logistics and Lean Wholesale and Retail. He has also created a Lean Supply Chain and Logistics Management simulation training game and training package. Myerson holds a B.S. in Business Logistics and an M.B.A. in Physical Distribution.

Table of Contents

Logistics Management Overview

1. Introduction

2. Understanding the Supply Chain

Part II. Planning for the Supply Chain

3. Demand Planning

4. Inventory Planning and Control

5. Aggregate Planning and Scheduling

Part III. Supply Chain Operations

6. Procurement in the Supply Chain

7. Transportation Systems

8. Warehouse Management and Operations

9. Order Management and Customer Relationship Management

10. Reverse Logistics and Sustainability

11. Global Supply Chain Operations and Risk Management

Part IV. Supply Chain Integration and Collaboration

12. Supply Chain Partners

13. Supply Chain Integration through Collaborative Systems

14. Supply Chain Technology

Part V. Supply Chain & Logistic Network Design

15. Facility Location Decision

16. Facility Layout Decision

Part VI. Supply Chain & Logistics Measurement, Control and Improvement

17. Metrics and Measures

18. Lean and Agile Supply Chain & Logistics

19. Outlook for Supply Chain & Logistics Management

 

The practical, easy-to-use introduction to modern supply chain management for every professional, manager, and student!

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