For undergraduate and graduate supply chain management courses.
Illustrating the key drivers in effective supply chain management.
Supply Chain Management illustrates the key drivers of good supply chain management in order to help students understand what creates a competitive advantage. This text also provides strong coverage of analytic skills so that students can gauge the effectiveness of the techniques described in the text.
To better suit the importance of international business in today's world, the fourth edition contains increased coverage of global supply chain management.
Supply Chain Management illustrates the key drivers of good supply chain management in order to help students understand what creates a competitive advantage.
Understanding the Supply Chain; Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic Fit and Scope; Supply Chain Drivers and Metrics; Designing Distribution Networks and Applications to e-Business; Network Design in the Supply Chain; Designing Global Supply Chain Networks; Demand Forecasting in a Supply Chain; Aggregate Planning in a Supply Chain; Sales and Operations Planning: Planning Supply and Demand in a Supply Chain; Managing Economies of Scale in a Supply Chain; Cycle Inventory; Managing Uncertainty in a Supply Chain: Safety Inventory; Determining the Optimal Level of Product Availability; Transportation in a Supply Chain; Sourcing Decisions in a Supply Chain; Pricing and Revenue Management in a Supply Chain; Information Technology in a Supply Chain; Coordination in a Supply Chain For anyone interested in learning the strategic importance of good supply chain design, planning, and operation for every firm.