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Definitive Guide to Inventory Management, The: Principles and Strategies for the Efficient Flow of Inventory across the Supply Chain

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Definitive Guide to Inventory Management, The: Principles and Strategies for the Efficient Flow of Inventory across the Supply Chain

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The complete guide to planning, implementing, measuring, and optimizing world-class inventory management operations

  • Covers planning, designing, controlling, and coordinating all aspects of inventory management – including the unique challenges of global environments
  • Introduces crucial concepts, principles, terminology, elements, processes, strategies, technologies, linkages to other business functions, metrics, and more
  • Covers long-term strategic decisions, mid-term tactical decisions, and short-term operational decisions
  • For all practitioners and students concerned with inventory management and related processes
  • Written by world-renowned experts in collaboration with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)

Description

  • Copyright 2014
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 208
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-344882-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-344882-5

Master and apply both the technical and behavioral skills you need to succeed in any inventory management role or function! Now, there’s an authoritative and comprehensive guide to best-practice inventory management in any organization. Authored by world-class experts in collaboration with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), this text illuminates planning, organizing, controlling, directing, motivating and coordinating all the activities used to efficiently control product flow. The Definitive Guide to Inventory Management covers long-term strategic decisions; mid-term tactical decisions; and even short-term operational decisions. Topics discussed include:

  • Basic inventory management goals, roles, concepts, purposes, and terminology
  • Key inventory management elements, processes, and interactions
  • Principles/strategies for establishing efficient and effective inventory flows
  • Using technology in inventory planning and management
  • New approaches to inventory reduction: postponement, vendor-managed inventories, cross-docking, and quick response systems
  • Trade-offs between inventory and transportation costs, including carrying costs
  • Requirements and challenges of global inventory management
  • Best practices, metrics, and frameworks for assessing inventory management performance

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Introduction to Inventory Management: Principles and Strategies for the Efficient Flow of Inventory across the Supply Chain

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Inventory     1
Chapter 2: Inventory Management Fundamentals     9
Chapter 3: Inventory Control     31
Chapter 4: The Link Between Inventory Management and Forecasting     69
Chapter 5: Discrete Event Simulation of Inventory Processes     111
Chapter 6: Additional Inventory Management Processes and Concepts     129
Chapter 7: Managing Supply Chain Inventory Flows     155
Chapter 8: Inventory Performance Measurement     175
Index     189

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