Supply Chain Management A Logistics Perspective (with Student CD-ROM)

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-03-06
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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The eighth edition continues to refine the focus from logistics to supply chain management. It provides new and updated ?Supply Chain Profiles,? vignettes at the beginning of each chapter that introduce students to the chapter?s topics through familiar real-world companies, people, and events. The text demonstrates practical application of supply chain management through new and updated ?On the Line? boxed features, which are applied examples that provide students with hands-on managerial experience of the chapter?s topics. Revised and expanded ?Supply Chain Technology? boxes throughout the text help students relate technological developments to supply chain management concepts and logistics practices. Students build their knowledge chapter by chapter through revised and expanded Short Cases at the end of each chapter.

Author Biography

Brian Gibson is a professor of Supply Chain Management and program coordinator for the Department of Aviation and Supply Chain Management at Auburn University. Previously, he served for five years on the faculty of Georgia Southern University as director of the Southern Center for Logistics and Inter-modal Transportation.

Table of Contents

About the Authors
Supply Chain Management: An Overview
Role of Logistics in Supply Chains
Global Dimensions of Supply Chains
Supply Chain Relationships
Supply Chain Performance Measurement and Financial Analysis
Supply Chain Technology--Managing Information Flows
Demand Management
Order Management and Customer Service
Managing Inventory in the Supply Chain
Transportation -Managing the Flow of the Supply Chain
Distribution -Managing Fulfillment Operations
Supply Chain Network Analysis and Design
Sourcing Materials and Services
Operations -Producing Goods and Services
Managing Reverse Flows in the Supply Chains
Strategic Challenges and Change for Supply Chains
Selected Supply Chain Publications
Directory of Trade and Professional Organizations in Logistics Cases
Careers in Supply Chain Management
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