Introduction To Materials Management by Steve ChapmanIntroduction To Materials Management by Steve Chapman

Introduction To Materials Management

bySteve Chapman, Tony K. Arnold, Ann K. Gatewood

Hardcover | January 8, 2016

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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.


Helps readers understand all elements of production planning and control, and how they fit together.

Introduction to Materials Managementcovers all the essentials of modern supply chain management, manufacturing planning and control systems, purchasing, and physical distribution. Clearly written and exceptionally user-friendly, it’s content, examples, questions, and problems lead students step-by-step to mastery. 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.


Stephen N. Chapman, PhD, CFPIM, is retired from North Carolina State University where he taught and researched in the Operations and Supply Chain program. He also had previous academic appointment at the University of Iowa, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina. Prior to his academic career he held several positions in...
Title:Introduction To Materials ManagementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:480 pages, 10.9 × 8.6 × 1 inPublished:January 8, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0134156323

ISBN - 13:9780134156323


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 and Demand Management

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.  Lean Production

16.  Total Quality Management