Essentials of Supply Chain Management

  • 3h 38m
  • Michael Hugos
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2003

This practical guide describes how the supply chain operates and discusses the issues and techniques that are relevant for companies seeking to improve the management of their supply chains. Organized using the features of the Essentials series, this easy-to-use guide contains tips and techniques for maximizing supply chain innovation strategies, as well as real-world examples developed from working with companies such as Johnson Wax, Starbucks, Borg-Warner, and Premier Health Care. Supply chain expert Michael Hugos analyzes the components of a well designed and managed supply chain, explains the metrics involved in measuring performance, and presents a pragmatic approach to designing and building supply chain systems.

In this Book

  • Essentials of Supply Chain Management
  • Basic Concepts of Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Operations: Planning and Sourcing
  • Supply Chain Operations: Making and Delivering
  • Supply Chain Coordination and Use of Technology
  • Measuring Performance: Supply Chain Metrics
  • Defining Supply Chain Opportunities
  • Developing Supply Chain Systems
  • The Promise of the Real-Time Supply Chain
  • Additional Resources