Chemical Management: Reducing Waste and Cost Through Innovative Supply Strategies

November 15, 1999|
Chemical Management: Reducing Waste and Cost Through Innovative Supply Strategies by Thomas J. Bierma
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The only step-by-step guide to an exciting new chemical management and waste minimization methodology

Over the past decade, a revolutionary new approach to chemical supply has emerged that dramatically reduces chemical waste and chemical costs while improving company performance. Known as Shared Savings Chemical Management, it has already yielded astonishing results for several major North American manufacturing firms and numerous other companies. The first complete guide to this innovative chemical management methodology, Chemical Management acquaints you with Shared Savings principles and shows you how to put them to work in your company.

Thomas Bierma and Francis Waterstraat Jr. explore the environmental, health and safety, purchasing, inventory, tracking, waste disposal, and other major problems inherent to traditional chemical supply programs, and clearly explain how and why a Shared Savings Chemical Management program helps minimize or completely eliminate those problems. With the help of fascinating case studies, they demonstrate how Shared Savings techniques are currently being applied in five extremely successful plants belonging to GM, Ford, Chrysler, and Navistar International. What's more, they provide you with a complete, step-by-step blueprint for designing and implementing a Shared Savings program tailored to your company.

Chemical Management is an indispensable resource for manufacturing managers, purchasing managers, environmental managers, health and safety managers, and others charged with developing more effective chemical waste minimization strategies for their companies.
THOMAS J. BIERMA, MBA, PhD, is a professor and FRANCIS L. WATERSTRAAT Jr., MBA, is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Sciences at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois.
Title:Chemical Management: Reducing Waste and Cost Through Innovative Supply StrategiesFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:344 pages, 9.65 X 6.36 X 0.91 inShipping dimensions:344 pages, 9.65 X 6.36 X 0.91 inPublished:November 15, 1999Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471332844

ISBN - 13:9780471332848

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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