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Supply Chain Management: A Logistics Perspective / Edition 9

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The ninth edition of SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: A LOGISTICS PERSPECTIVE refined its focus on the supply chain approach by blending logistics theory with practical applications. Updated material on the latest technology, transportation regulations, pricing, and other issues are introduced using real-world companies, people and events with applied examples of hands-on managerial experience.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780538479196
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/1/2012
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 736

Meet the Author

Ed Bardi is Principal of Bardi Consulting and Professor Emeritus of Business Logistics at The University of Toledo. He received his PhD, MS, and BS from Penn State University, majoring in Business Logistics/Transportation Economics. Dr. Bardi has held faculty positions at The University of Toledo and Iowa State University. In addition, he was the acting dean and the associate dean of the College of Business Administration at The University of Toledo. Dr. Bardi is coauthor of two textbooks: THE MANAGEMENT OF BUSINESS LOGISTICS and TRANSPORTATION. He has published numerous articles dealing with business logistics, transportation management, carrier selection, economic development, and employee household goods movement in various journals including TRANSPORTATION JOURNAL, JOURNAL OF BUSINESS LOGISTICS, HANDLING AND SHIPPING, BAYLOR BUSINESS REVIEW, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, LOGISTICS & TRANSPORTATION REVIEW, and PERSONNEL JOURNAL. Dr. Bardi has served as a consultant to numerous business and public agencies in the areas of business logistics, marketing, and economic development. He is a popular seminar leader of domestic and global business logistics management development programs.
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Table of Contents

Part I. 1. Supply Chain Management: An overview. 2. Role of Logistics in Supply Chain. Part II. 3. Global Dimensions of Supply Chains. 4. Supply Chain Relationships. 5. Supply Chain Performance Measurement and Financial Analysis. 6. Supply Chain Technology - Managing Information Flows. Part III. 7. Demand Management. 8. Order Management and Customer Service. 9. Managing Inventory in the Supply Chain. 10. Transportation - Managing the Flow of the Supply Chain. 11. Distribution - Managing Fulfillment Operations. Part IV. 12. Supply Chain Network Analysis and Design. 13. Sourcing Materials and Services. 14. Operations - Producing Goods and Services. 15. Managing Reverse Flows in the Supply Chain. 16. Strategic Challenges and Change for Supply Chains.

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