Encyclopedia of Supply Chain Management by James B. Ayers (Editor)With coverage that touches on all aspects of supply chain management (SCM) the Encyclopedia of Supply Chain Managementoffers a comprehensive overview of fundamental topics, recent advances, and future directions. Comprised of more than 300 entries written by over 30 experts in the field, it provides authoritative insight on the tools available for implementing sustainable improvements to your supply chain.
The bestselling guide to the field, updated with the latest innovations Essentials of Supply Chain Management is the definitive guide to the field, providing both broad coverage and necessary detail from a practical, real-world perspective. From clear explanation of fundamental concepts to insightful discussion of supply chain innovation, this book offers students and professionals a comprehensive introduction with immediately-applicable understanding. The fourth edition has been updated to reflect the current state of the field, with coverage of the latest technologies and new case studies that illustrate critical concepts in action.
A significant text on the ‘how-to’ and best practices of quality management and continuous improvement processes, Juran’s Handbook provides definitions of methods and key concepts in the field. It supplies roadmaps of processes and pointers to relevant research, regulatory standards, statistical tables, charts and data. The text is interspersed with examples and case studies to demonstrate applications of methods and tools in real-world situations. Published for 25 years, it’s important to consult the most recent edition for the best update of the material. Coverage is wide-ranging and includes topics like lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, the history of quality management, building a quality management system, the ISO standards.
Designed by practitioners for practitioners, Supply Chain Management and Logistics: Innovative Strategies and Practical Solutionsprovides a wide-spectrum resource on many different aspects involved in supply chain management, including contemporary applications. With contributions from leading experts from all over the world, the book includes innovative strategies and practical solutions that address problems encountered by enterprise in management of supply chain and logistics. It details general techniques and specific approaches to a broad range of important, inspiring, and unanswered questions in the field. wide range of industries. ndustries.
The Fifth Edition of Supply Chain Logistics Management presents Logistics in the context of integration within a firms Supply Chain Strategy and Operations. The framework of Supply Chain Management is initially presented thereby creating a foundation for in-depth study of the five logistics operational components in Part Two. Challenges and strategies related to design and operational integration of logistics within a global supply chain are discussed in Part Three. Part Four focuses on administrative challenges related to cross organizational collaboration, performance measurement, and concludes with the challenges of managing risk and achieving sustainability.
Focusing on the specific challenges of research design and exploring the opportunities of conducting research in humanitarian logistics and supply chain management, this handbook is a significant contribution to future research. Chapters include extensive descriptions of methods used, highlighting their advantages and disadvantages, and the challenges in scoping, sampling, collecting and analysing data, as well as ensuring the quality of studies. Covering a wide variety of topics including risk and resilience and the impact of humanitarian logistics on capacity building, sustainability and the local economy, it also explores the need for scalability and co-ordination in the humanitarian network.
The definitive guide to supply chain philosophy, strategy and the practicalities of logistics and distribution. The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management is a step-by-step guide to setting up and managing supply chains to add maximum value to the organizations they serve.