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Supply Chain Management Strategy: Using SCM to Create Greater Corporate Efficiency and Profits

Supply Chain Management Strategy: Using SCM to Create Greater Corporate Efficiency and Profits

By: Alexandre Oliveira; Anne Gimeno

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 04-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 11-APR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Drive more value from your supply chain by choosing and implementing the right models and strategies. Supply Chain Management Strategy offers expert guidance for comparing and choosing models, implementing governance, and strategizing to enable sales growth, margin growth, and superior customer experience. Lead authored by pioneering supply chain management expert Alexandre Oliveira, this guide focuses on driving maximum business value from modern supply chain strategies and models. Oliveira and senior supply chain executive Anne...

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Supply Chain Risk

Supply Chain Risk

By: John Manners-Bell

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-APR-2014

Insert Date: 29-MAR-2014

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Supply Chain Risk assesses the various sources of external threat to the supply chain, including environmental, geopolitical, economic and technological. John Manners-Bell clearly describes the evolving risks to supply chains and how multinational corporations should be dealing with them at a strategic level. He examines the lack of supply visibility which puts businesses at risk and includes case studies of best practice, as well as citing examples of when and how things go wrong. Each case study describes a company's supply chain and production/ sourcing strategy; a description of the...

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Going Lean

Going Lean

By: Stephen A. Ruffa

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2008

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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Going Lean sets aside the notion that efficient operations and powerful innovations are only possible when business is steady and demand is growing. Instead, companies must learn that sudden shifts or unpredictable conditions need not undermine their results. Led by a new breed of companies –Toyota, Wal-Mart, and Southwest Airlines—a powerful, yet unexpected mindset is reshaping the rules for business competitiveness. By using Lean Dynamics ™—based on the now-famous Toyota Production System—companies everywhere can thrive in virtually any environment. In Going Lean, readers will learn how...

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IBM Intelligent Operations Center for Smarter Cities Administration Guide

IBM Intelligent Operations Center for Smarter Cities Administration Guide

By: Arundhati Bhowmick; Eduardo Francellino; Luis Glehn; Robert Loredo; Pam Nesbitt; Shi Wei Yu

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 19-MAR-2014

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IBM® defines a smarter city as one that makes optimal use of all available information to better understand and control its operations and optimize the use of resources. There is much information available from different sources. However, city officials often lack the holistic view of the city's operations that is required to respond to the citizens' needs in a timely manner and use the city resources wisely. IBM Intelligent Operations Center delivers a unified view of city agencies, providing three primary elements for successful management of cities: use information, anticipate problems,...

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The Procurement and Supply Manager's Desk Reference, + Website, 2nd Edition

The Procurement and Supply Manager's Desk Reference, + Website, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2012

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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Every supply manager's essential desktop tool with in-depth, authoritative coverage of each topic Leaving no stone unturned in covering all aspects of the procurement and sourcing functions, The Procurement and Supply Manager's Desk Reference, Second Edition is filled with everything every organization needs to know about the key roles and responsibilities of a procurement professional. Presented logically to match the flow of the procurement and sourcing functions, the book is filled with practical aids such as step-by-step guides to each segment of the process, as well as checklists...

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Managing Indirect Spend: Enhancing Profitability Through Strategic Sourcing

Managing Indirect Spend: Enhancing Profitability Through Strategic Sourcing

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 08-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 11-MAR-2014

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Unique guidance for cutting costs regardless of economic conditions—without reducing headcounts Successfully reduce costs in the area of indirect spend and watch your bottom line grow. Managing Indirect Spend provides you with the knowledge and tools necessary to get it done with an overview of: the challenges faced when sourcing indirect spend categories; strategic sourcing process; tools that can help drive savings, and examples based on real world experience. This how-to guide clearly covers specific sourcing engagements and provides the details needed to source...

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Integral Logistics Management: Operations and Supply Chain Management Within and Across Companies, Fourth Edition

Integral Logistics Management: Operations and Supply Chain Management Within and Across Companies, Fourth Edition

By: Paul Schönsleben

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 04-AUG-2011

Insert Date: 19-FEB-2014

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The fourth edition of this comprehensive logistics management text covers theoretical and practical aspects of all major operational topics. This new edition contains an expanded chapter on supply chain design. It also includes new sections on: Assessing the economic value of supply chain initiatives; Global trading; Total Cost of Ownership in a global supply chain; Sustainable supply chains; and Supply chain risk management. Summaries, keywords, cases, and exercises are included within chapters. Additional interactive Macromedia Flash elements are made available for download from the...

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Definitive Guides for Supply Chain Management Professionals (Collection)

Definitive Guides for Supply Chain Management Professionals (Collection)

By: Robert Frankel; Scott B. Keller; Brian C. Keller; Gibson Brian J.; Joe B. Hanna; C. Clifford Defee; Haozhe Chen; Tate Wendy; Nada Sanders

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 14-FEB-2014

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A brand new collection of best practices for planning, organizing, and managing high-value supply chains… 8 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! 8 authoritative books help you systematically plan, manage, and optimize any supply chain, in any environment or industry Master all the knowledge and best practices you need to design, implement, and manage world-class supply chains! This unique 8 eBook package will be an indispensable resource for supply chain professionals and students in any organization or environment. It contains 7 complete books commissioned...

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The Definitive Guide to Inventory Management: Principles and Strategies for the Efficient Flow of Inventory across the Supply Chain

The Definitive Guide to Inventory Management: Principles and Strategies for the Efficient Flow of Inventory across the Supply Chain

By: CSCMP; Matthew A. Waller; Terry L. Esper

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 17-APR-2014

Insert Date: 05-FEB-2014

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Master and apply both the technical and behavioral skills you need to succeed in any inventory management role or function! Now, there’s an authoritative and comprehensive guide to best-practice inventory management in any organization. Authored by world-class experts in collaboration with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), this text illuminates planning, organizing, controlling, directing, motivating and coordinating all the activities used to efficiently control product flow. The Definitive Guide to Inventory Management covers long-term strategic decisions;...

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Industrial Problem Solving Simplified: An 8-Step Program

Industrial Problem Solving Simplified: An 8-Step Program

By: Ralph R. Pawlak

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 05-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 21-JAN-2014

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Industrial Problem Solving Simplified provides a roadmap for solving manufacturing problems. Containing numerous examples of actual problems and their solutions in various industrial environments, it is for novice as well as experienced manufacturing owners, managers, quality representatives, consultants, trainers, and procurement professionals. Author Ralph Pawlak's roadmap is a proven system that has been used to eliminate major manufacturing problems in electronics, casting, blow molding, and assembly operations. What's more, it has been used effectively in the manufacture of toys,...

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Vehicle Routing at Otto’s Discount Brigade

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Vehicle Routing at Otto’s Discount Brigade

By: Matthew J. Drake

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 16-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 19-JAN-2014

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This new business analytics case study challenges readers to optimize the logistics operation for a regional chain of discount stores, gaining the insight they need to consolidate routes and eliminate overspending. Crystallizing realistic analytical challenges faced by companies in many industries and markets, it exposes readers to the entire decision-making process, providing opportunities to perform analyses, interpret output, and recommend the best course of action. Author: Matthew J. Drake, Duquesne University....

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Narragansett Brewing Company: Build a Brewery

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Narragansett Brewing Company: Build a Brewery

By: Matthew J. Drake

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 16-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 19-JAN-2014

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Using formal facility location methods, this new business analytics case study challenges readers to compare three potential locations for Narragansett Brewery's new keg-only brewing facility in Rhode Island, and identify the best alternative. Crystallizing realistic analytical challenges faced by companies in many industries and markets, it exposes readers to the entire decision-making process, providing opportunities to perform analyses, interpret output, and recommend the optimal course of action. Author: John K. Visich, Christopher J. Roethlein, and Angela M. Wicks, Bryant University....

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Publish or Perish: Scheduling Challenges in the Publishing Industry

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Publish or Perish: Scheduling Challenges in the Publishing Industry

By: Matthew J. Drake

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 16-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 19-JAN-2014

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This new business analytics case study challenges readers to manage the complex book publishing process from manuscript through printing and shipping, keeping projects on time to meet the industry's crucial spring and fall seasons. Crystallizing realistic analytical challenges faced by companies in many industries and markets, it exposes readers to the entire decision-making process, providing opportunities to perform analyses, interpret output, and recommend the best course of action. Author: Beate Klingenberg and David Gavin, Marist College....

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Pizza Station

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Pizza Station

By: Matthew J. Drake

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 16-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 19-JAN-2014

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Using Lean Six Sigma techniques, this new case study challenges readers to analyze why a local pizza restaurant is experiencing a rapid increase in customer complaints, ranging from late delivery to poor crusts. Crystallizing realistic analytical challenges faced by companies in many industries and markets, it exposes readers to the entire decision-making process, providing opportunities to perform analyses, interpret output, and recommend the best course of action. Author: Kathryn Marley, Duquesne University; and Gopesh Anand, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign....

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Safety Stock Planning for a Hong Kong Fashion Retailer

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Safety Stock Planning for a Hong Kong Fashion Retailer

By: Matthew J. Drake

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 16-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 19-JAN-2014

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This new business analytics case study challenges readers to optimize safety stock levels for a fashion company, where consumer demand is exceptionally hard to forecast, and inventory planning is extremely difficult. Crystallizing realistic analytical challenges faced by companies in many industries and markets, it exposes readers to the entire decision-making process, providing opportunities to perform analyses, interpret output, and recommend the best course of action. Author: Tsan-Ming (Jason) Choi, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University....

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Inventory Management at Squirrel Hill Cosmetics

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Inventory Management at Squirrel Hill Cosmetics

By: Matthew J. Drake

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 16-JAN-2014

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This new business analytics case study challenges readers to optimize the management of global inventory and related distribution costs in a consumer goods company that imports most of its products from China. Crystallizing realistic analytical challenges faced by companies in many industries and markets, it exposes readers to the entire decision-making process, providing opportunities to perform analyses, interpret output, and recommend the best course of action. Author: Paul M. Griffin, Pennsylvania State University....

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On-Demand Supply Management

On-Demand Supply Management

By: Douglas Smock; Robert Rudzki; Stephen Rogers

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 06-FEB-2007

Insert Date: 09-JAN-2014

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Technology offerings for supply management are changing rapidly. To outpace the competition, today’s firms must be able to understand and implement the latest advances. This book explains how to incorporate the use of supply management technology into advanced sourcing practices to produce significant competitive advantage. On-Demand Supply Management offers tools and advice to facilitate the internal technology debate between procurement, IT and finance executives to enable faster adoption of the correct strategies and tools to lower procurement costs and improve bottom-line...

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Value Stream Mapping: How to Visualize Work and Align Leadership for Organizational Transformation

Value Stream Mapping: How to Visualize Work and Align Leadership for Organizational Transformation

By: Karen Martin; Mike Osterling

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 25-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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Align your leadership team to deliver the highest possible value to your customers Too many organizations today suffer from silo-centric behavior and intra-organizational conflict. Yet most don't understand what's holding them back from achieving outstanding performance. Value stream mapping--an essential but underused methodology--is a proven approach to help you visualize and resolve disconnects, redundancies, and gaps in your value delivery system. More than merely a tool to eliminate operational waste, value stream mapping is a highly effective means to transform...

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Global Supply Chain Management: Leveraging Processes, Measurements, and Tools for Strategic Corporate Advantage

Global Supply Chain Management: Leveraging Processes, Measurements, and Tools for Strategic Corporate Advantage

By: Tomas Hult; David Closs; David Frayer

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 17-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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LEVERAGE YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN FOR MAXIMUM PROFIT Do you have a global supply chain strategy designed for the long run? About 90 percent of global demand is not fully met by local supply, and global supply chains will soon account for 25 percent of multinational firms' performance--meanwhile, supply chains need to become 43 percent more global in the next decade just to maintain a firm's competitive edge. Written by three of today's leading experts on the subject--each from Michigan State University, the uncontested world leader of supply chain management-- Global Supply...

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The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management, 5th Edition

The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management, 5th Edition

By: Alan Rushton; Phil Croucher; Dr Peter Baker

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 18-DEC-2013

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The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management is the definitive introduction to all the main elements of modern logistics and distribution. An invaluable guide for distribution, logistics and supply-chain professionals as well as students it covers key topics such as planning for logistics, procurement and inventory decisions, warehousing, freight and operational management.The fifth edition has been completely revised and updated throughout with new material on humanitarian logistics, multichannel fulfilment and reverse logistics....