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Supply Chain Management

Your suppliers can offer you so much more than raw materials and parts. Become an expert in logistics and learn how to leverage your supplier network while saving time and money.

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Supply Chain Risk
Book

John Manners-Bell

Kogan Page, 2014

(9)

The Long Tail
Book
 

Chris Anderson

Hyperion, 2006

(10)

The Box
Book
 

Marc Levinson

Princeton UP, 2006

(9)

Eco-Business
Book

Peter Dauvergne and Jane Lister

MIT Press, 2013

(9)

How Companies Win
Book
 

Rick Kash and David Calhoun

HarperBusiness, 2010

(9)

Out of the Crisis
Book
 

W. Edwards Deming

MIT Press, 2000

(9)

Procurement 20/20
Book
 

Peter Spiller et al.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(8)

Demand Management Best Practices
Book

Colleen Crum and George E. Palmatier

J. Ross, 2003

(8)

Warehouse Management
Book

Gwynne Richards

Kogan Page, 2011

(8)

5 Future Strategies You Need Right Now
Book
 

George Stalk

Harvard Business Review Press, 2008

(8)

Strategic Alliances
Book
 

Michael Y. Yoshino and U. Srinivasa Rangan

Harvard Business Review Press, 1995

(8)

The Supply-Based Advantage
Book
 

Stephen C. Rogers

AMACOM, 2009

(8)

FedEx Delivers
Book

Madan Birla

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005

(7)

Learning from Dirty Jobs
Video

Mike Rowe

TED Conferences LLC, 2008

(7)

Distribution Channels
Book

Julian Dent

Kogan Page, 2011

(8)

Supply Chain Security
Book
 

Andrew R. Thomas

Praeger, 2010

(9)

Vested Outsourcing
Book
 

Kate Vitasek et al.

Palgrave Macmillan, 2010

(8)

Changing How the World Does Business
Book
 

Roger Frock

Berrett-Koehler, 2006

(8)

The Purchasing Machine
Book
 

Jonathon Stegner et al.

Free Press, 2001

(9)

Maritime Logistics
Book
 

Dong-Wook Song and Photis M. Panayides

Kogan Page, 2012

(8)

The Sourcing Solution
Book

Larry Paquette

AMACOM, 2003

(7)

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Supply Chain Management

Your company prides itself in manufacturing quality products that satisfy customers. But that’s only half the equation. You need an efficient system to procure raw materials from your suppliers and get your goods to consumers – on time and in sufficient quantities. Ensuring that all the links in your supply chain are sturdy and interconnected is a formidable challenge for even the most proficient organizations. If you’re struggling with supply chain management or just looking for confirmation that you’re headed in the right direction, you’ve come to the right place. getAbstract, the world’s largest supplier of business book summaries, is a reliable go-to source for a wide range of commercial solutions, including supply chain logistics. The material in this category covers every aspect of supply chain management. We’ll show you how to establish a seamless relationship between your suppliers, manufacturers and distributors. Moreover, you’ll learn proven methods for building a cost-efficient supply chain that adds value and is responsive to your customer base.

Supply and Demand

One of the trickiest parts of supply chain management is striking the proper balance between supply and demand. We encourage you to weigh the different philosophical approaches in our summaries so you can decide on the proper course of action for your organization. Regardless of the methods you choose, the ultimate goal of supply chain management is to deliver the best products and services to your customers without compromising your profit margins. When it comes to supplying helpful information, though, you can count on getAbstract.