Effective supply chain management can have a vast impact on the efficiency and bottom lines of both small and large businesses. In Fundamental principles of supply chain management, the importance of supply chain management in both a global and local context and all areas of business is discussed. Fundamental principles of supply chain management highlights supply chain management from purchasing, operations and logistics perspectives. It also investigates facilities, inventory, information, transportation and sourcing as the key drivers of supply chain performance. The integrated supply chain is explained in terms of a more strategic coordination for increased market impact, overall efficiency, continuous improvement and heightened competitiveness.
The following topics are included:
- Global logistics
- Government laws and regulations affecting supply chain management
- Information technology and supply chain management
- Forecasting and demand management
- Customer service
- Inventory management
- Warehousing and transportation
Fundamental principles of supply chain management is a vital asset to understanding supply chain management and making it more efficient in a business.
Chapter 1: Introduction to supply chain management
Chapter 2: The role and function of procurement and supply management in a supply chain
Chapter 3: Sourcing for successful supply chain management
Chapter 4: Global logistics and sourcing issues in supply chain management
Chapter 5: Supply chain management in the government sector
Chapter 6: Quality issues in supply chain management
Chapter 7: The growth of information technology in supply chain management
Chapter 8: Forecasting and demand management in the supply chain
Chapter 9: Effectiveness of customer service in supply chain management
Chapter 10: Inventory issues in supply chain management
Chapter 11: Warehousing issues in supply chain management
Chapter 12: Transportation issues in supply chain management
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