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The logistics and supply chain toolkit : over 100 tools and guides for supply chain, transport, warehousing and inventory management

Author: Gwynne Richards; Susan Grinsted
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"Providing practical and applicable solutions to some of the most frequently encountered problems in the industry, this updated second edition of The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit offers revised toolsthat reflect the latest innovations in technologies and processes. The book also includes new tools on calculating stock-holding cost, calculating ordering cost, managing slow-moving inventories, and new,
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Richards, Gwynne.
Logistics and supply chain toolkit.
London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2016
(DLC) 2016018652
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gwynne Richards; Susan Grinsted
ISBN: 9780749475581 0749475587
OCLC Number: 950611607
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Machine generated contents note: List of Tools --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
01 Warehouse management tools and guides --
1.1 Warehouse audit --
1.2 5S or 5C, also known as Gemba Kanri --
1.3 Pareto analysis, 80/20 rule, ABC analysis or the vital few analysis --
1.4 Choosing an order-picking strategy --
1.5 Choosing pick technology --
1.6 Cross-docking --
1.7 Slotting or item profiling --
1.8 Resource planning --
1.9 Task interleaving --
1.10 Selecting warehouse storage equipment --
1.11 Warehouse location numbering --
1.12 Selecting warehouse material handling equipment (MHE) --
1.13 Warehouse space calculations --
1.14 Warehouse location --
1.15 Justifying a warehouse management system (WMS) --
1.16 Selecting a warehouse management system (WMS) --
1.17 How to implement a WMS --
1.18 Warehouse maturity scan, by Jeroen van den Berg --
1.19 Warehouse risk assessments --
1.20 How to 'green' your warehouse and save energy --
1.21 Hazardous packaging and labelling --
02 Transport management tools --
2.1 Transport audit checklists --
2.2 Calculating emissions in freight transport --
2.3 Fuel adjustment factor formula --
2.4 How to improve fuel efficiency --
2.5 Incoterms[registered mark] 2010 --
2.6 Load and pallet configuration --
2.7 ISO containers, weight volume ratios and pallets --
2.8 Calculating road freight transport charges and rates --
2.9 Transport management system (TMS) selection process --
2.10 Transport problems --
matching customer demand with supplier capacity --
2.11 Vendor assurance of transport logistics service providers --
2.12 Drivers' hours regulations, EU and United States --
2.13 Transportation of hazardous products --
03 Inventory management tools --
3.1 Inventory management audit --
3.2 ABC Pareto analysis for inventory management --
3.3 Ballou's inventory-throughput curve --
3.4 Consignment stock --
3.5 Cycle counting or perpetual inventory counting --
3.6 Maister's rule or the square root rule --
3.7 Measuring demand variation --
3.8 Periodic review inventory management system --
3.9 Reorder point inventory management system --
3.10 Replenishment order quantities --
3.11 Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) by Geoff Relph --
3.12 Combining Pareto with EOQ to enhance group analysis by Geoff Relph --
3.13 K-curve (exchange curve inventory planning), by Geoff Relph --
3.14 Safety stock calculation --
3.15 Stock counting --
3.16 Stock turn --
3.17 Vendor-managed inventory (and co-managed inventory) --
3.18 Identification and disposal of surplus stock --
3.19 Managing spare parts inventory --
04 Supply chain management tools --
4.1 Supply chain management audit --
4.2 Collaborative, Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR[registered mark]) --
4.3 Demand forecasting --
4.4 Factory gate pricing (FGP) --
4.5 Kanban --
4.6 Kraljic matrix --
4.7 Maturity models --
4.8 Postponement --
4.9 Product Flow Path Design, by Fortna --
4.10 SCOR[registered mark] --
4.11 Supplier relationships --
4.12 Supply chain risk assessment --
4.13 Supply chain risk mitigation and contingency planning --
4.14 Sustainable sourcing --
4.15 Theory of constraints --
4.16 Time-based process mapping --
4.17 Time compression --
4.18 Calculating ordering cost --
4.19 How to calculate stockholding cost --
4.20 Sales and Operations Planning (S & OP) --
4.21 Omni-channel distribution --
4.22 Strategic procurement --
4.23 Supply Chain Strategy, by Julian Amey --
05 Outsourcing tools --
5.1 Outsourcing --
5.2 To 4PL or not to 4PL --
5.3 A risk-based approach to logistics outsourcing --
5.4 Supply chain and logistics outsourcing --
06 General management tools --
6.1 Critical path analysis --
6.2 Decision matrix analysis (DMA) --
6.3 DMAIC: a process improvement tool --
6.4 Flow charts --
6.5 Gantt charts --
6.6 Mind maps --
6.7 The PDCA tool --
6.8 Radar chart --
6.9 SWOT analysis --
6.10 Team selection --
building a successful team, by Belbin --
07 Performance management tools --
7.1 SMART --
7.2 Performance measurement and quality improvement --
7.3 Performance measures for freight transport --
7.4 Warehouse KPIs --
7.5 Balanced Scorecard --
7.6 Benchmarking --
08 Financial management tools and ratios --
8.1 Activity-based costing (ABC) and time-driven activity-based costing (TDABC) --
8.2 Value tree financial model, by Enrico Camerinelli --
8.3 Calculating return on investment and payback period --
8.4 An engineered approach to calculate equipment ROI, by Aaron Lininger --
8.5 Supply chain financial ratios and metrics --
09 Problem-solving tools --
9.1 Brainstorming --
9.2 Cause and effect analysis, or fishbone or Ishikawa --
9.3 The 5 Whys --
9.4 The 8-D approach --
Appendices --
1. Useful websites --
2. Imperial/metric conversions --
3. Automatic identification (autoID) --
Index.
Responsibility: Gwynne Richards and Susan Grinsted.

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