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Supply Chain Management

Neeraj Anand,Pankaj Madan

ISBN 10: 8192105555 / ISBN 13: 9788192105550
Published by Global Vision Publishing House, 2012
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This book ?Supply Chain Management? presents a comprehensive view of various aspects of supply chain management. This book has been divided into sixteen chapters. An attempt has been made to present the concepts for students in simplistic manner. Authors have been inspired to author this book to fulfill the needs of student community at large. Supply chain management is gaining significance day by day in our country. There is a lack of skilled and knowledgeable manpower in the logistics and supply chain sector. Realizing the needs of the industry, universities have started offering specialized MBA Program in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. This book has been designed keeping in mind the course curriculum of supply chain management offered to the students in various B-Schools. The six key drivers of Supply Chain Management viz. Facility, Inventory, Transportation, Information, Sourcing and Pricing and their interplay have been described well to appreciate all operational aspects of SCM. Contents Preface (v) 1. Introduction 1 The Concept of Supply Chain Management 2 Evolution of Supply Chain Management 3 Definition of Supply Chain 5 Elements of the Supply Chain 7 Types of Supply Chain 10 Importance of Supply Chain Management 11 Activities of Supply Chain Management 13 Functions and Contributions of Supply Chain Management 17 Components of Supply Chain Management Integration 19 Features and Process Integration of Supply Chain Management 20 Supply Chain Effectiveness and Indian Infrastructure 24 Summary 26 Questions 27 Case Study 27 2. Logistics Management 30 Logistics Industry Snap Shot 31 Logistics as Part of SCM 32 Logistics Sub-system 32 Warehouse Management Systems 34 Warehouse Control System 40 Inbound and Outbound Logistics 42 Logistics Outsourcing 42 Business Logistics 46 Production Logistics 46 Summary 47 Questions 47 Case Study 47 3. Logistics Network Configuration 53 The Supply Chain Network 54 Network Design Decisions 54 Design Consideration 55 Logistics and Facility Costs in Logistics Network Configuration 55 The Supply Chain Model 56 Data and a Network Model 57 Model and Data Validation 60 Solution Techniques 60 Key Features of a Network Configuration DSS 62 Summary 62 Questions 63 Case Study 63 4. Purchasing and Vendor Management 67 Purchasing 68 Function of Purchasing Department 69 Vendor Management 74 Vendor Evaluation 76 Vendor Rating 77 Vendor Managed Inventory 82 Benefits of Holding Inventories 85 Single Vendor Concept 88 Summary 88 Questions 89 Case Study 89 5. Inventory Management and Inventory Control 93 Meaning and Definition of Inventory 94 Management of Inventories 95 Objectives of Inventory Management 96 Inventory Control 97 Inventories Control Techniques 98 Perpetual Inventory System 106 Factors Influences the Level of each Component of Inventory 108 Control and Review 111 Risk Pooling 118 The Square Root Law (SRL) of Inventory 119 Centralised Versus the Decentralised System 120 Supply Chain Inventory 120 Summary 121 Questions 121 Case Study 122 6. Supply Chain Integration: The Value of Information 125 Information and Supply Chain Integration 126 The Bullwhip Effect 126 Effective Forecasts and Supply Chain Integration 135 Collaborative Supply Chains and Information Integration 136 Supply Chain Systems and Information Integration 136 Summary 137 Questions 137 Case Study 137 7. Supply Chain Integration: Strategic Partnering 144 Strategic Partnering 145 Supply Chain Partnership Models 145 Summary 151 Questions 151 8. Supply Chain: Simulation Games 153 The Beer Game 153 Playing the Beer Game 154 Printed Pages: 316. Bookseller Inventory # 46219

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Title: Supply Chain Management

Publisher: Global Vision Publishing House

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:New

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Table of Contents:


1. Introduction

2. Logistics Management

3. Logistics Network Configuration

4. Purchasing and Vendor Management

5. Inventory Management and Inventory Control

6. Supply Chain Integration: The Value of Information

7. Supply Chain Integration: Strategic Partnering

8. Supply Chain: Simulation Games

9. International Issues in Supply Chain Management

10. Product Design and Supply Chain Management

11. Customer Value and Supply Chain Management

12. Contemporary Issues in Supply Chain Management

13. E Business and Supply Chain Management

14. Measuring Performance in Supply Chain

15. Supply Chain Integration: Distribution Strategies

16. Green Supply Chain Management



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