The Supply Chain Vector: Methods for Linking the Execution of Global Business Models with Financial Performance

The Supply Chain Vector: Methods for Linking the Execution of Global Business Models with Financial Performance

by Daniel L. Gardner
     
 

A veteran of the third-party logistics business, Gardner analyzes the major components of supply chain activity, and demonstrates the relationship between operational execution and financial results found on the income statement. He emphasizes throughout the hypothesis that strong financial results are contingent on landed cost control, lead time rationalization, and… See more details below

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A veteran of the third-party logistics business, Gardner analyzes the major components of supply chain activity, and demonstrates the relationship between operational execution and financial results found on the income statement. He emphasizes throughout the hypothesis that strong financial results are contingent on landed cost control, lead time rationalization, and inventory management. His expected readers are business practitioners, researchers, and students. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932159233
Publisher:
Ross, J. Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.38(h) x 0.77(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author
Acknowledgments
About APICS
Web Added Value
Introduction1
Ch. 1The Origins of Contemporary Supply Chain Management15
Ch. 2Two Roads Equally Traveled27
Ch. 3Lean Manufacturing37
Ch. 4The Impact of Globalization on Supply Chain Management53
Ch. 5Outsourcing and Global Supply Chain Management: Contract Manufacturing65
Ch. 6Outsourcing and Global Supply Chain Management: Third-Party Logistics75
Ch. 7Musical Inventories91
Ch. 8Six Sigma Applications in Global Business Models109
Ch. 9Six Sigma Tools for Supply Chain Management125
Ch. 10The Lengua Franca of Supply Chain Management147
Ch. 11Measuring Results: NikoTech, Inc157
Ch. 12NikoTech: The Operating and Cash-to-Cash Cycle173
Ch. 13NikoTech and the Balance Sheet193
Ch. 14NikoTech: The Income Statement209
Ch. 15General Motors, the DuPont Formula and Return on Investment223
Ch. 16The Cash Flow Statement233
Bibliography243
Index245

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