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Now featuring relevant and timely new chapters on keeping your supply chain "lean and green," Supply Chain Management Best Practices, Second Edition describes in detail how you can build a "best-in-class" supply chain, told through the accomplishments—and in some cases, failures—of supply chain practitioners and experts. Author David Blanchard—Editorial Director of Penton Media's Supply Chain Group—provides a unique dual perspective as journalist and insider, with access to top supply chain professionals and their insights on creating and sustaining a world-class supply chain.
Packed with abundant anecdotes, interviews, case studies, research, and analysis, this resourceful book is strategically organized into three parts: Part I briefly introduces supply chain management with examples of best-in-class supply chains in various industries and proven methods for measuring the performance of a supply chain. Part II presents the traditional core processes of supply chain management and discusses the best practices being followed by specific trend-setting companies within the global marketplace. Finally, Part III reveals the strategies, solutions, and technologies used by leading companies to design their extended enterprises, including up-to-the minute tips on going green and lean in your supply chain.
Get your company on the supply chain "best practices" track and achieve supply chain excellence with the world-class guidance found in Supply Chain Management Best Practices, Second Edition.
Required reading for an MBA class. I struggled keeping interest while reading this.Published 7 months ago by Laurie
Great book, came in perfect condition. No problems with anything in the book. Was hard cover with no tears or bends.Published on February 5, 2013 by Kaci
Pretty poor copy (faded, etc) The material in the book is fine and I learned a lot! Bad luck maybe?Published on December 15, 2012 by Jake