Strategic Supply Chain Alignment: Best Practice in Supply Chain Management / Edition 6

Strategic Supply Chain Alignment: Best Practice in Supply Chain Management / Edition 6

by John Gattorna
     
 

ISBN-10: 0566078252

ISBN-13: 9780566078255

Pub. Date: 06/20/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Supply chain performance will be a key indicator of overall corporate success into the next century. This book, edited by logistics and supply chain expert John Gattorna, and with international contributions, presents unpublished material on next generation thinking about the management of the supply chain. Based on the recently developed strategic alignment model it

Overview

Supply chain performance will be a key indicator of overall corporate success into the next century. This book, edited by logistics and supply chain expert John Gattorna, and with international contributions, presents unpublished material on next generation thinking about the management of the supply chain. Based on the recently developed strategic alignment model it shows how external market dynamics, the company’s strategic response, and internal capability must be aligned if competitive advantage is to be achieved. Supply chain management is a strategic challenge demanding top level management attention. This book tackles the subject at that strategic level to help companies reposition their supply chains successfully. The book then offers the vital link between strategy setting and implementation, providing comprehensive coverage of the main areas of execution, and making it an essential compendium on all aspects of the subject. With case studies from major organizations from around the world, it is a ’must’ read for anyone wishing to be at the forefront of international supply chain management thinking. Strategic Supply Chain Alignment brings together for the first time the world’s leading logistics professionals, management consultants and academics to offer their insights and experiences on the latest supply chain management techniques. This collection of previously unpublished material offers the reader a unique opportunity to identify the hot issues, discover emerging strategies and uncover key industry and market perspectives. Divided into five sections which reflect the important components of the strategic alignment model, the book covers: ¢ The market: Customer value creation and segmentation, and the rationale behind the integration of supply with demand. ¢ Strategic response: Considers channel strategy, supply chain configuration and operations and distribution management. ¢ Culture: Adopting organization options which focus on deliv

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780566078255
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/20/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword - Gregory Owens; Introduction - John Gattorna; New approaches to strategy - Peter Fuchs, Andrew Young and Alida Zweidler-McKay; Strategic supply chain management - Robert Evans and Alister Danks. Part I The Market: Overview; Creating Customer Value: Aligned logistics operations - Liane Torres and John Miller; Customer support logistics - Robert Evans and Doug Castek; Postponement for mass customization - Hau Lee; Integrating Supply with Demand: The supply-demand nexus - Jeff Beech; Efficient consumer response - David Sharpe and Richard Hill; Components of demand planning - Todd Smith, Jay Mabe and Jeff Beech; Effective demand management - Jamie Bolton; Time compression in the supply chain - Jon Bumstead; Towards finding the perfect match - Ananth Raman; The personal computer supply chain - Terry Austin. Part II Strategic Response: Overview; Channel Strategy: Strategic value networks - Randy Barba, Philip Roussel and Bruce Bendix; Formulating a channel strategy - John Miller; The global retail supply chain - Ken Bonning, Ed Rader and Rick Chavie; The consumer direct channel - Steve Bartolotta; Supply Chain Configuration: Relationships and alliances - Martin Christopher; Strategic sourcing - Gregory Owens, Olivier Vidal, Rick Toole and Donovan Favre; Network-modelling tools - Sue Jimenez, Tim Brown and Joe Jordan; Global supply management - Dave Anderson, Yamini Dhillon and Julian Remnant; Operations and Distribution Management: Lean synchronous manufacturing - David Kennedy, Barry Elliott and Frank Carbone; Distribution operations - Duane Marvick and John White; Transport management - Rich Bergmann and Craig Rawlings; Inventory management - Chris Norek; Warehouse-management systems technologies - Bruce Richmond and Eric Peters. Part III Cultural Capability: Overview; Organization Options: Alternative organization options - Paula Giles and Anthony Hancy; Fourth-party logistics - John Gattorna; Change Management: The dynamics of change in the supply chain - Robert Easton, Robyn Brown and Duncan Armitage. Part IV Leadership: Overview; New dimensions of leadership in the supply chain - Cathy Walt and John Gattorna. Part V Information Enablers and Drivers: Overview; Strategy, information technology and the supply chain - Tom Nickles, James Mueller and Timothy Takacs; Supply chain management tools - Bruce Richmond, Ann Burns, Jay Mabe, Linda Nuthall and Rick Toole; Internet logistics - Grieg Coppe and Stephen Duffy. Part VI Special Interest: Overview; Australia's fast-moving consumer goods industry - Peter Moore; The supply chain in the telecommunications industry - Michael Mikurak, Rick Tullio and Scott Wiskoski; The healthcare supply chain - Kim Wigglesworth and John Zelcer; China's supply chain challenge - Denis Simon and David Ashton; Reconfiguring the automotive industry supply chain - Mark Reynolds and Scot Eisenfelder; Reverse logistics - Theresa Jones; A final word - John Gattorna; Contributors; Index.

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