An Introduction to Supply Chain Management: A Global Supply by Kim Whitehead,Edmund Prater

By Kim Whitehead,Edmund Prater

If you’re a supervisor of a offer chain operation, or a scholar studying approximately offer chain administration, this ebook will supply not just an outline of provide chain administration but additionally a framework for next, extra designated research in a number of points of offer administration. This e-book experiences the evolution of offer chain administration strategies and discusses developments in international markets and strategic competitiveness. It then specializes in the foremost concerns excited by handling a aggressive offer chain together with: forecasting, stock administration, distribution, facing uncertainty, opposite logistics, and customer support. insurance of the dynamic, evolving concerns bearing on provide chains that impact the worldwide enterprise group concludes the ebook. With this e-book in hand, you’ll be greater built to conceptualize the administration of provide chains as a set of commercial techniques; determine basic and secondary price chain tactics; distinguish among the umbrella time period, “supply chain management,” and its part services; and comprehend the fundamental instruments of forecasting and the necessity for actual information and forecasts on which to base provide chain administration decisions.

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