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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The History and Evolution of Global Distribution
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Supply Chain Management
How to create a partnership with your suppliers, save money and get what you want at every link in the chain.
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Should you delegate your company's routine processes to an outside company, these reads will provide you with useful information.

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Stefan Heck et al.

Amazon Publishing, 2014

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Mark Millar

Kogan Page, 2015

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Yossi Sheffi

MIT Press, 2015

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David B. Grant et al.

Kogan Page, 2015

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Peter Tatham and Martin Christopher

Kogan Page, 2014

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John Manners-Bell et al.

Kogan Page, 2014

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Carlos Mena et al.

Kogan Page, 2014

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Federica Ranghieri and Mikio Ishiwatari (Eds.)

World Bank, 2014

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John Manners-Bell

Kogan Page, 2014

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Peter Spiller et al.

Wiley, 2013

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Peter Dauvergne and Jane Lister

MIT Press, 2013

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Yossi Sheffi

MIT Press, 2012

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Stephen A. Wilson and Andrei Perumal

McGraw-Hill, 2009

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Robyn Meredith

W.W. Norton, 2007

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Dong-Wook Song and Photis M. Panayides

Kogan Page, 2012

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W. Edwards Deming

MIT Press, 2000

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Julian Dent

Kogan Page, 2011

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Gary S. Lynch

Wiley, 2009

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Gwynne Richards

Kogan Page, 2011

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Michael Y. Yoshino and U. Srinivasa Rangan

Harvard Business Review Press, 1995

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Colleen Crum and George E. Palmatier

J. Ross, 2003

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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.