Managing the Supply Chain: The Definitive Guide for the Business Professional / Edition 1

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Overview

In today's environment of tight budgets and even tighter turnarounds, effective supply-chain management has become a core business requirement. Managing the Supply Chain adapts the number one supply-chain book on the college market to examine how professionals can consistently turn supply-chain strategy into a competitive advantage.

This results-based book examines the experiences of today's most accomplished companies to demonstrate supply-chain innovation at work in the marketplace.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071410311
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/1/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 300
  • Sales rank: 898,056
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.04 (d)

Meet the Author

David Simchi-Levi, Ph.D., is a professor of engineering systems at MIT, cofounder and chairman of Logic Tools, Inc., and the recipient of a number of awards for his work in supply, logistics, and transportation. Dr Simchi-Levi is the coauthor of The Logic of Logistics, a book describing the theory behind logistics and supply chain management.

Philip Kaminsky, Ph.D., is an associate professor of industrial engineering at the University of California at Berkeley and a globally renowned consultant in supply chain and production management.

Edith Simchi-Levi is a co-founder and vice president of operations for Logic Tools, Inc. She has extensive experience in software development as well as logistics and supply chain management consulting.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 The Value of Information 19
Ch. 3 Supply Chain Integration 41
Ch. 4 Network Planning 71
Ch. 5 Supply Chain Alliances 111
Ch. 6 Outsourcing, Procurement, and Supply Contracts 139
Ch. 7 Product Design and Supply Chain Management 163
Ch. 8 Customer Value 187
Ch. 9 Global Issues in Supply Chain Management 223
Ch. 10 Information Technology 243
Notes 289
Index 299
About the Authors 308
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