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Managing Supply Chain And Logistics

Author: Ling Li
Publisher: Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2014.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Li, Ling.
Managing Supply Chain And Logistics: Competitive Strategy For A Sustainable Future.
Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ling Li
ISBN: 9789814602433 9814602434
OCLC Number: 1020692836
Notes: 3.1.4 Centralized purchasing vs. decentralized purchasing
Description: 1 online resource (432 pages)
Contents: Intro; Contents; Dedication; Preface; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; PART 1: STRATEGIC ISSUES AND SUPPLY CHAIN DESIGN; Chapter 1 Supply Chain Management and Strategy; 1.1 Understanding the Supply Chain and Supply Chain Management; 1.2 Virtual Integration in the Supply Chain; 1.3 The Container Box; 1.4 From Material Management to Supply Chain Management; 1.5 The Changing Paradigm of Supply Chain Management; 1.6 Supply Chain Management Models; 1.6.1 Competitive priorities and manufacturing strategy; 1.6.2 Efficient supply chain and responsive supply chain 1.6.3 Clock-speed of product, process, and organization life cycles1.6.4 Pull and push manufacturing processes; 1.7 Extending the Enterprise: Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment (CPFR); 1.7.1 The basics of CPFR; 1.7.2 Major activities of CPFR; 1.7.3 CPFR in practice; 1.8 Impact of Globalization in Supply Chain Management; 1.8.1 Supply chain management issues in the US; 1.8.2 Supply chain management issues in Europe; 1.8.3 Supply chain management issues in Asia; 1.8.4 Supply chain management issues in Latin America; 1.9 Supply Chain Management Issues in the BRIC Countries 1.10 Summary1.10.1 Supply chain management challenges; 1.10.2 Road map for supply chain management; References; Chapter 2 The Right Design of a Supply Chain; 2.1 Design the Right Supply Chain; 2.2 Responsive Supply Chain in the Manufacturing Industry; 2.2.1 Responsive supply chain and a fast clock-speed product: The personal computer; Dell is cloning a push model; 2.2.2 Responsive supply chain and medium clock-speed product: The automobile industry; 2.2.3 Responsive supply chain and slow clock-speed product: Commercial aircraft Boeing 787 moves to batch production and reduces cycle time2.3 Efficient Supply Chain in the Manufacturing Industry; 2.3.1 Efficient supply chain and fast clock-speed product: The apparel industry; ZARA does everything by itself, from procurement to delivery; 2.3.2 Efficient supply chain and medium clock-speed product: Anheuser-Busch, Inc; 2.3.3 Efficient supply chain and slow clock-speed product: The steel industry; 2.4 Service Industry; 2.4.1 The book industry:; 2.4.2 The retail industry: Walmart; 2.5 Synchronizing the Supply Chain 2.5.1 Linking manufacturer to retailer: HP and Walmart2.5.2 Linking suppliers to manufacturers: Covisint; 2.6 Lessons to Learn; 2.6.1 Retail industry: Kmart; 2.6.2 The PC industry: IBM; 2.7 Summary; Questions for Pondering; References; PART 2: PURCHASING, PROCUREMENT, AND SUPPLY RELATIONSHIPS; Chapter 3 Purchasing and Procurement; 3.1 The Role of Purchasing; 3.1.1 Introduction to purchasing; Commercial purchasing and industry purchasing; Purchasing and procurement; 3.1.2 Evolution of purchasing and supply chain management; 3.1.3 Commodity types and procurement strategy


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