Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning and Operation / Edition 1

Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning and Operation / Edition 1

by Sunil Chopra, Peter Meindl, Peter Meindl
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130264652

ISBN-13: 9780130264657

Pub. Date: 10/10/2000

Publisher: Pearson Education

With extensive suggestions that managers can use in practice, this book explores the strategic role of the supply chain, key managerial concepts in supply chain management, and the tools and techniques for supply chain design and planning. Understanding the Supply Chain. Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic…  See more details below

Overview

With extensive suggestions that managers can use in practice, this book explores the strategic role of the supply chain, key managerial concepts in supply chain management, and the tools and techniques for supply chain design and planning. Understanding the Supply Chain. Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic Fit & Scope. Supply Chain Drivers and Obstacles. Demand Forecasting in a Supply Chain. Aggregate Planning in the Supply Chain. Planning Supply and Demand in the Supply Chain: Managing Predictable Variability. Managing Economies of Scale in the Supply Chain: Cycle Inventory. Managing Uncertainty in a Supply Chain: Safety Inventory. Determining Optimal Level of Product Availability. Transportation in the Supply Chain. Facility Decisions: Network Design in the Supply Chain. Information Technology and the Supply Chain. Coordination in the Supply Chain. E-business and the Supply Chain. Financial Evaluation of Supply Chain Decisions. For consultants in general and specifically those that are active in supply chain consulting.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130264657
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
10/10/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
457
Product dimensions:
7.99(w) x 10.00(h) x 4.13(d)

Table of Contents

I. BUILDING A STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK TO ANALYZE SUPPLY CHAINS.

1. Understanding the Supply Chain.
2. Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic Fit and Scope.
3. Supply Chain Drivers and Obstacles.

II. PLANNING DEMAND AND SUPPLY IN A SUPPLY CHAIN.

4. Demand Forecasting in a Supply Chain.
5. Aggregate Planning in a Supply Chain.
6. Planning Supply and Demand in the Supply Chain: Managing Predictable Variability.

III. PLANNING AND MANAGING INVENTORIES IN A SUPPLY CHAIN.

7. Managing Economies of Scale in the Supply Chain: Cycle Inventory.
8. Managing Uncertainty in a Supply Chain: Safety Inventory.
9. Determining Optimal Level of Product Availability.

IV. TRANSPORTATION, NETWORK DESIGN, AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN A SUPPLY CHAIN.

10. Transportation in a Supply Chain.
11. Facility Decisions: Network Design in a Supply Chain.
12. Information Technology in a Supply Chain.

V. COORDINATING A SUPPLY CHAIN AND THE ROLE OF E-BUSINESS.

13. Coordination in a Supply Chain.
14. E-business and the Supply Chain.

VI. FINANCIAL FACTORS INFLUENCING SUPPLY CHAIN DECISIONS.

15. Financial Evaluation of Supply Chain Decisions.
Name Index.
Subject Index.

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