Supply Chain Financial Management: Best Practices, Tools, and Applications for Improved Performance

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Global competition and stakeholder demands are causing business leaders to seek greater value from their supply chains, and practitioners who think and act more like financial managers. Designed for self-learning, training, and course instruction, this book shows how to apply financial concepts, tools, and techniques to the primary activities of supply chain managers. Supply Chain Financial Management helps readers better understand and manage these activities from a finance perspective and shows how to present the impact of results in financial terms that corporate executives expect. It bridges the divide between supply chain management (SCM) and finance to meet the next level of demands for improved performance and competitive advantage.

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This book bridges the divide between supply chain management and finance to meet the next level of demands of the global marketplace for improved performance and competitive advantage. Key Features: ˘˘Details the best practice characteristics of each of the primary SCM activities examined from a new perspective ˘˘Presents financial tools, techniques, and concepts in an easy to understand format ˘˘Illustrates how to model and translate the impact of SCM activities on key corporate financial performance indicators, such as return on investment (ROI), return on assets (ROA), and return on invested capital (ROIC) ˘˘Teaches how to present the impact SCM performance results in financial terms to corporate executives and finance professionals ˘˘Provides exercises and cases that allow readers to apply the financial tools, techniques and concepts learned directly to each SCM activity within the section discussed ˘˘Outlines the means for changing the prevailing view that SCM activities are strictly expenses to that of investments ˘˘Offers supplemental resources for training and course instruction

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Robert Trent, Ph.D., is the supply chain management program director and management department chair at Lehigh University. Prior to his return to academia, Bob worked for the Chrysler Corporation. His industrial experience included assignments in production scheduling, packaging engineering, distribution planning, and operations management at a regional parts distribution facility. He also worked on numerous special assignments. Bob stays active with industry through consulting projects and corporate training. He has consulted with or provided training services to almost 50 government agencies and corporations, including international organizations, and has worked directly with companies on dozens of research visits. Bob is a well-published leading expert. He has authored seven books and dozens of articles appearing in a range of business journals and publications. He has also co-authored six major research studies published by CAPS Research and has made presentations at dozens of conferences and seminars. He and his family reside in Lopatcong Township, New Jersey.

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