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Master supply chain management concepts, components, principles, processes, interactions, and best practices: all the knowledge you need to start designing, implementing, and managing modern supply chains! The Definitive Guide to Integrated Supply Chain Management brings together all the knowledge you need to help companies gain competitive advantage from supply chains. Co-written by a leading supply chain expert and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), this reference provides up-to-the-minute insight into the roles of supply chain management in improving customer service, reducing costs, and improving financial performance. Clearly and concisely, it introduces modern supply chain management best practices that have been proven to work in organizations of many sizes, types, and industries. For all supply chain and operations managers and students; and for other professionals who either practice in the field or work closely with practitioners to solve business problems.
Chapter 1: Defining the Supply Chain 1
Chapter 2: Supply Chain Structure, Processes, and Trade-Offs 29
Chapter 3: Key Strategic Principles 71
Chapter 4: Supply Chain Information and Technology 111
Chapter 5: Managing the Global Chain 147
Chapter 6: World Class Supply Chain Performance 177
Chapter 7: The Supply Chain of the Future 205