Introduction to Materials Management by J. R. Tony ArnoldIntroduction to Materials Management by J. R. Tony Arnold

Introduction to Materials Management

byJ. R. Tony Arnold, Stephen N. Chapman, Lloyd M. Clive

Hardcover | December 31, 2010

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For all courses in Materials Management, Production, Inventory Control, and Logistics taught in business and industrial technology departments of community colleges, four-year colleges, and universities.


Introduction to Materials Management, Seventh Edition covers all the essentials of modern supply chain management, manufacturing planning and control systems, purchasing, and physical distribution. Clearly written and exceptionally user-friendly, its content, examples, questions, and problems lead students step-by-step to mastery. This edition’s extensive updates include: new techniques, technology, and case studies; reorganized and expanded coverage of lean production and JIT manufacturing; new information on sustainability and “green” production; use of INCOTERMS for global supply chains; revised end-of-chapter problems, and more. Widely adopted by colleges and universities worldwide, this is the only APICS-listed reference text for the Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) CPIM certification examination.

Title:Introduction to Materials ManagementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:525 pages, 10.9 × 8.6 × 0.9 inPublished:December 31, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0131376705

ISBN - 13:9780131376700


Table of Contents

1.         Introduction to Materials Management

2.         Production Planning System

3.         Master Scheduling

4.         Material Requirements Planning

5.         Capacity Management

6.         Production Activity Control

7.         Purchasing

8.         Forecasting

9.         Inventory Fundamentals

10.       Order Quantities

11.       Independent Demand Ordering Systems

12.       Physical Inventory and Warehouse Management

13.       Physical Distribution

14.       Products and Processes

15.       Just-in-Time Manufacturing and Lean Production

16.       Total Quality Management