Essentials of Supply Chain Management. 3rd Edition. Essentials Series

  • ID: 2243223
  • August 2011
  • 348 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The latest thinking, strategies, developments, and technologies to stay current in supply chain management

Presenting the core concepts and techniques of supply chain management in a clear, concise and easily readable style, the Third Edition of Essentials of Supply Chain Management outlines the most crucial tenets and concepts of supply chain management.
- Shows how to utilize technology to boost efficiency and responsiveness
- Introduces new material on the latest technology and practices available for supply chain management
- Offers new cases and executive interviews throughout the book
- Written by author of Business in the Cloud: What Every Business Needs to Know about Cloud Computing

Creating an effective supply chain is key to staying ahead in today's complex market. The Third Edition provides the tools, guidance, and examples to help maximize business performance and create competitive advantage.

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Book Manifesto ix

Preface xiii

Chapter 1 Key Concepts of Supply Chain Management 1

Chapter 2 Supply Chain Operations: Planning and Sourcing 39

Chapter 3 Supply Chain Operations: Making and Delivering 75

Chapter 4 Using Information Technology 109

Chapter 5 Metrics for Measuring Supply Chain Performance 147

Chapter 6 Supply Chain Coordination 183

Chapter 7 Supply Chain Innovation for the Real-Time Economy 213

Chapter 8 Defining Supply Chain Opportunities 241

Chapter 9 Creating Supply Chains for Competitive Advantage 273

Chapter 10 The Promise of the Real-Time Supply Chain 307

About the Author 323


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Michael H. Hugos is an author, speaker, and principal at Center for Systems Innovation [c4si]. He works with clients to find elegant solutions to complex problems with focus in supply chains, business intelligence, and new business ventures. He spent six years as CIO of a national distribution organization developing a suite of supply chain and e-business systems and earned the CIO 100 Award and Computerworld's Premier 100 Award. Other books of his include Business Agility and Business in the Cloud, both from Wiley.

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