Your SOURCE for supply chain management fundamentalsOptimize your understanding of the essential supply chain management practices used by the best firms togain competitive advantage. Written in an easy-to-follow style, Supply Chain Management DeMYSTiFieD is filled with best practices and proven techniques for success.
This practical guide covers supply chain collaboration, planning, strategic sourcing, manufacturing, production, logistics, risk management, and performance metrics. Corporate social responsibility is also addressed. Detailedexamples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts.
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Creating a customer-focused strategyBuyer-supplier negotiationsNew product developmentJust in time (JIT), Lean manufacturing, and Six SigmaTransportationGlobal supply chains
Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Supply Chain ManagementDeMYSTiFieD helps you master this essential business and quality management topic.
John M. McKeller is director of the supply chain management programs in the executive education unit of the Wisconsin School of Business, as well as a senior lecturer in the school's Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management. His many years of experience in the supply chain management field included positions with Ralston Purina Company, General Dynamics-Convair, and Eli Lilly and Company. A graduate of San Diego State University, John also holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and a DBA in marketing management from the United States International University.
Ch 1: Intro to SC Management Ch 2: SC Strategies & Objectives Ch 3: Demand & Supply Planning: What, where, & when do we need it Ch 4: Sourcing: How, where, from whom do we get what we need Ch 5: Managing SC Relationships Ch 6: Making Ch 7: Deliver: Moving stuff from where it is to where it is needed Ch 8: Return: Planning for reverse logistics Ch 9: SC Performance: metrics and methods that ensure success Ch 10: Technology and Information Management Chapter 11: Current Practices and Future Trends in SCM