"Enterprise Supply Chain Management: Integrating Best–in–Class Processes is a great primer on all things supply chain. This is a must–read for any IT, finance, business, or sales executive working for an organization where supply chain is a strategic discipline."
David Landau, Vice President, Manhattan Associates
"This book provides a comprehensive mapping of supply chain processes and associated solution architecture. Its clarity and concise language makes it a definite read for anyone with a need to understand the bigger picture on supply chain management solutions and best practices. Equally suited for supply chain managers, IT managers, architects, and students looking forward to a career in supply chain management."
Yasser Alkazzaz, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain, Hatch Corporation (Canada)
"Easily the best book for the practitioners who must understand the overall scope of supply chain functions, technology, and its impact on finance in an enterprise, without the need to get into the algorithms behind the supply chain solutions. The appendix on potential evolution of a green supply chain is thought–provoking for those pioneering carbon–aware supply chains."
Pervinder Joharformer, CTO and Executive Vice President, Manhattan Associates
"Great book and especially relevant in these times when reducing expenses is vital given the current economic times. The book clearly explains how implementing the correct supply chain processes can help you to achieve your cost–reduction goals; and if you are someone whose job depends on achieving these goals, this is for you."
Henry Blum, Manager, Logistics Applications, Inc.
Find out how your supply chain processes fit into your company′s big picture using best–in–class processes
Clearly written and foundational in approach, this book builds on fundamental concepts including:
- Why the heart of your supply chain is the flow of merchandise
The wide scope of supply chain functions in your enterprise
Clearly explained industry terms that demystify the jargon
The financial implications of supply chain management
The ins and outs of demand and supply planning, transportation, and warehouse management, reverse logistics management, and collaboration
Enterprise Supply Chain Management is filled with an abundance of examples that simplify and cover a wide scope of supply chain functions.
PART I INTRODUCTION.
CHAPTER 1 What Is a Supply Chain?
Physical Manifestation of a Supply Chain.
Elements of a Supply Chain Model.
CHAPTER 2 Scope of the Supply Chain.
Core Supply Chain Functions.
Extended Supply Chain Functions.
Supply Chain: Planning versus Execution.
Overview of the Supply Chain Landscape.
PART II SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING.
CHAPTER 3 Supply Chain Network Design.
Inputs and Outputs of the Supply Chain Network Design Process.
CHAPTER 4 Demand Planning.
CHAPTER 5 Supply Planning.
Logistics Capacity Planning.
PART III SUPPLY CHAIN EXECUTION.
CHAPTER 6 Supply Management.
Supplier Performance Management.
Global Trade Management.
CHAPTER 7 Transportation Management.
Transportation Planning and Execution.
Freight Audit and Verification.
CHAPTER 8 Warehouse Management.
Inbound Warehouse Operations.
Outbound Warehouse Operations.
Warehouse Inventory Management.
Warehouse Labor Management.
Billing Management and Cost Allocation.
CHAPTER 9 Reverse Logistics Management.
Returns Disposition Determination.
Logistics Planning and Execution for Returns.
PART IV SUPPLY CHAIN COLLABORATION.
CHAPTER 10 Collaborative Processes.
Collaborative Planning Processes.
Collaborative Execution Processes.
Collaborative Performance Management.
APPENDIX A Supply Chain Technology.
ERP and Supply Chain Management.
Best–of–Breed versus ERP.
Software as a Service (SaaS) or License.
Considerations for Successful Supply Chain Technology Deployments.
APPENDIX B RFID Technology.
RFID Adoption in the Industry.
APPENDIX C Understanding Cross–docking.
Planned Cross–docking or Flow–through.
APPENDIX D Supply Chain and Finance: A Quick Primer.
Supply Chain Processes Reducing COGS.
Supply Chain Processes Increasing Asset Turnover.
APPENDIX E How Green Is Your Supply Chain?
Integrated Assortment Planning and Sourcing.
Sourcing and Supplier Selection: Manufacturing, Packaging, and Recycling.
Logistics and Distribution.
Total Landed Cost.
Depth of Supply Chain Models.
Carbon Cost Index.
APPENDIX F Commonly Used EDI Transaction Codes.
APPENDIX G Incoterms (International Commercial Terms).