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Guide to supply chain management
David Jacoby

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Guide to supply chain management
David Jacoby.

Published 2009 by Bloomberg Press in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Globalization, technology, and an increasingly competitive business environment have encouraged huge changes in supply chain management, the art of sourcing components and delivering finished goods to the customer as cost effectively and efficiently as possible. This guide explores the different aspects of supply chain management and gives hundreds of real life examples of what firms have achieved"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

A historical perspective on industry, trade and transport
The bullwhip problem
What supply chain management is and where it is going
Why CEOs need supply chain management today
Setting the right supply chain strategy
Rationalisation : competing on low cost
Synchronisation : competing on reliability
Customisation : competing on customer intimacy
Innovation : competing on revitalisation
Organising, training and developing staff
Leveraging information technology
Measuring success
Challenges for the future.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
HD38.5 .J33 2009

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p. cm.

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