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Effective development and management of a supply chain network is an invaluable source of sustainable advantage in today’s turbulent global marketplace, where demand is difficult to predict and supply chains need to be more flexible as a result.
This updated 4th edition of the bestselling Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a clear-headed guide to all the key topics in an integrated approach to supply chains, including:
The link between logistics and customer value.
Logistics and the bottom line measuring costs and performance.
Creating a responsive supply chain.
Managing the global pipeline.
Managing supply chain relationships.
Managing risk in the supply chain.
Matching supply and demand.
Creating a sustainable supply chain.
Product design in the supply chain.
About the Author
Martin Christopher is Chairman of the Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management. As an author, he has written numerous books and articles and is on the editorial advisory board of a number of professional journals. He has held appointments as Visiting Professor at the Universities of British Columbia, Canada, New South Wales, Australia and South Florida, USA. Professor Christopher is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply. Having won awards including the Sir Robert Lawrence medal of the Institute of Logistics & Transport and the Distinguished Service Award of the USA Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals, in 2007 he was also designated as Foundation Professor by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
The 4 new chapters will be worked into the structure where appropriate: exact order to be decided
- Managing Supply Chain Relationships
- Product Design in the Supply Chain
- Matching Supply and Demand
- Creating a Sustainable Supply Chain
Chapter 1 : Logistics, the Supply Chain & Competitive Strategy
Chapter 2 : Logistics & Customer Value
Chapter 3 : Measuring Logistics Costs and Performance
Chapter 4 : Creating the Responsive Supply Chain
Chapter 5 : Strategic Lead-Time Management
Chapter 6: The Synchronous Supply Chain
Chapter 7 : Managing the Global Pipeline
Chapter 8: Managing Risk in the Supply Chain
Chapter 9: Overcoming the Barriers to Supply Chain Integration
Chapter 10: Entering the Era of Network Competition