Supply Chain Management Best Practices, by Blanchard, David
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- ISBN: 9780470531884 | 0470531886
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 4/26/2010
This new edition shows readers how to build supply chains that work by showing them how leading companies are doing it. It identifies world supply chains in ten different industries and explains in detail how these companies got to where they are. It reveals the proven strategies, solutions and performance metrics used by leading companies to design their extended enterprises. It also offers guidance on the latest technology, green supply chains, going lean, how to choose third party logistics providers, and how to manage the supply chain in a global environment.Tentative table of contents: (1) If Supply Chain Is the Answer, Then What's the Question? (2) Anatomy of a Supply Chain (3) Supply Chain Metrics: Measuring Up to High Standards (4) Planning & Forecasting (5) Procurement: Go Right to the Source (6) Manufacturing: Supply Chain on the Make (7) Transportation: Logistics a la Mode (8) Distribution & Warehousing (9) Site Selection: Location, Location, Location (10) Globalization: It's not a Small World (11) Customer Service: Keeping the Customer Satisfied (12) 3PLs: When You'd Rather Not Do It Yourself (13) Collaboration: Extending the Enterprise (14) Security: Seeking Shelter from Supply Chain Storms (15) RFID: A Game of Tags (16) Green Supply Chains (17) Continuous Improvement