256 pages, 9.27 × 7.52 × 0.55 in
October 19, 2005
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0471723193
ISBN - 13: 9780471723196
Table of Contents
Preface.CHAPTER 1: AN INTRODUCTION TO SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT.The Evolution of the Supply Chain.How the Supply Chain Works.The Evolving Structure of Supply Chains.Participants in the Supply Chain.Aligning the Supply Chain with Business Strategy.Chapter Summary.Discussion Questions.CHAPTER 2: THE RETAIL DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL.Participants in the Distribution Channel.Types of Channels.Channel Relationships.Chapter Summary.Discussion Questions.CHAPTER 3: SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS: PLANNING.Five Links in the Chain.Demand Forecasting.Product Pricing.Inventory Management.Chapter Summary.Discussion Questions.CHAPTER 4: SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS: SOURCING MATERIALS AND MAKING PRODUCTS.Procurement.Credit and Collections.Product Design.Production Scheduling.Facility Management.Chapter Summary.Discussion Questions.CHAPTER 5: SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATIONS: DELIVERIES AND RETURNS.Order Management.Delivery Scheduling.The Reality of Returns.Outsourcing Supply Chain Operations.Chapter Summary.Discussion Questions.CHAPTER 6: TECHNOLOGY AND SUPPLY CHAIN COORDINATION.The “Bullwhip Effect”.Coordinating the Supply Chain.Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment.Starting Supply Chain Collaboration.Information Systems.Inventory Management Systems.Assessing Technology and System Needs.Chapter Summary.Discussion Questions.CHAPTER 7: MEASURING PERFORMANCE: SUPPLY CHAIN METRICS.Four Types of Markets.Market Performance Categories.Customer Service Metrics.Internal Efficiency Metrics.Demand Flexibility M
From the Publisher
This book defines supply chains, focusing on the impact that they can have o the retail industry. Featuring step-by-step how supply chains are set up, the factors that can impact them and what that means to the customer.
About the Author
As an introductory textbook for junior- or senior-level undergraduates (majoring in mathematics, engineering, and other sciences) for a first course in analysis. The book presents all the fundamentals of the subject and can be covered in the first of a two-term sequence in analysis. The only prerequisite is some experience with mathematical proofs.