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Supply Chain Management Summaries

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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Procurement 20/20
Book
 

Peter Spiller et al.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(8)

The Long Tail
Book
 

Chris Anderson

Hyperion, 2006

(10)

The Technology Machine
Book
 

Patricia E. Moody and Richard E. Morley

Free Press, 1999

(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)

Strategic Procurement
Book
 

Caroline Booth

Kogan Page, 2010

(7)

Logistics Clusters
Book

Yossi Sheffi

MIT Press, 2012

(8)

Distribution Channels
Book

Julian Dent

Kogan Page, 2011

(8)

Inside the Secret Shipping Industry
Video

Rose George

TED Conferences LLC, 10/2013

(7)

Eco-Business
Book

Peter Dauvergne and Jane Lister

MIT Press, 2013

(9)

5 Future Strategies You Need Right Now
Book
 

George Stalk

Harvard Business Review Press, 2008

(8)

Waging War on Complexity Costs
Book

Stephen A. Wilson and Andrei Perumal

McGraw-Hill, 2009

(8)

Warehouse Management
Book

Gwynne Richards

Kogan Page, 2011

(8)

Supply Chain Security
Book
 

Andrew R. Thomas

Praeger, 2010

(9)

Driving Change
Book
 

Mike Brewster and Fred Dalzell

Hyperion, 2007

(8)

Single Point of Failure
Book

Gary S. Lynch

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2009

(8)

What Nonprofits Can Learn from Coca-Cola
Video

Melinda French Gates

TED Conferences LLC, 10/2010

(8)

Maritime Logistics
Book
 

Dong-Wook Song and Photis M. Panayides

Kogan Page, 2012

(8)

Vested Outsourcing
Book
 

Kate Vitasek et al.

Palgrave Macmillan, 2010

(8)

The Box
Book
 

Marc Levinson

Princeton UP, 2006

(9)

Learning from Dirty Jobs
Video

Mike Rowe

TED Conferences LLC, 12/2008

(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.