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ISBN-10 0133453979ISBN-13 9780133453973
ISBN-10 0133453928ISBN-13 9780133453928
Author(s): Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals; Brian J. Gibson; Joe B. Hanna; C. Clifford Defee; Haozhe Chen
Publisher: Pearson FT Press
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 256

Interest in supply chain management, in both the private and public sectors, has soared in recent years. Leading organizations now recognize the immense opportunities that can be leveraged through effective supply chain management, in areas ranging from competitive strategy to market share to shareholder value. To gain these competitive advantages, they need skilled individuals who can design, execute, and manage their supply chains.

For these individuals, skill development begins with a solid foundation of knowledge in supply chain management concepts, components, and principles, The Definitive Guide to Integrated Supply Chain Management brings together of these fundamental elements.

Co-written by a leading supply chain expert and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), this reference provides up-to-the-minute insight into the key roles that supply chain management plays in improving customer service, reducing operating costs, and improving financial performance for organizations of all types. Clearly and concisely, it describes modern supply chain management processes, strategies, tools, and technologies – featuring best practices that have been proven to work in organizations of many sizes, types, and industries.