Supply chains are constantly faced with challenging and evolving consumer demands. To remain competitive in the market, all partners along the supply chain are responsible for value-adding activities. Warehousing and inventory management are significant components of a supply chain, irrespective of how short or long, and have the propensity either to elevate operations or render them redundant. Business warehouse and inventory management discusses critical aspects pertaining to warehouse and inventory management that are necessary for the successful operation of a supply chain in the contemporary business environment.
Business warehouse and inventory management begins with Part A, contextualising supply chain management and warehouse management. Part B focuses on various key components of inventory management and, finally, Part C investigates integrated warehousing and inventory risk management supported with outlining future trends within warehouse and inventory management.
Contents include the following:
· Introduction to supply chain management
· Contextualising warehousing
· Spatial perspectives on warehouse development
· Warehouse operations and processes
· Warehouse technology and equipment
· Warehouse efficiency
· Inventory management
· Inventory forecasting and demand planning
· Inventory planning and replenishment
· Procurement of inventory
· Inventory control
· Modes of transportation
· Integrated warehousing and inventory risk management
· Future trends in warehousing
Business warehouse and inventory management is aimed at supply chain management students.
Priya Ramgovind is a Senior Head of Programme within the Faculty of Commerce at the Independent Institute of Education (IIE).
Willy Engelbrecht is Deputy Head of Faculty: Commerce at the IIE.
PART A BUILDING EFFECTIVE WAREHOUSING
Chapter 1 Introduction to supply chain management
Chapter 2 Contextualising warehousing
Chapter 3 Spatial perspectives on warehouse development
Chapter 4 Warehouse operations and processes
Chapter 5 Warehouse technology and equipment
Chapter 6 Warehouse efficiency
PART B UNPACKING INVENTORY
Chapter 7 Inventory management
Chapter 8 Inventory forecasting and demand planning
Chapter 9 Inventory planning and replenishment
Chapter 10 Procurement of inventory
Chapter 11 Inventory control
Chapter 12 Modes of transportation
Chapter 13 Distribution
Chapter 14 Integrated warehousing and inventory risk management
Chapter 15 Future trends in warehousing
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