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Guide to Supply Chain Management

An End to End Perspective

  • Colin Scott
  • Henriette Lundgren
  • Paul Thompson

Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 1-8
  3. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 9-41
  4. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 43-59
  5. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 61-85
  6. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 87-106
  7. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 107-127
  8. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 129-142
  9. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 143-160
  10. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 161-174
  11. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 175-187
  12. Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren, Paul Thompson
    Pages 189-202
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 203-208

About this book

Introduction

This essential guide brings supply chain theory to life. Intended for readers with a business interest in supply chain management, the book covers the key topics in eleven chapters, including planning, sourcing, making, delivering and returning, as well as strategy, people, finance, customer service and outsourcing. Each chapter starts with a brief summary and learning objectives that guide the reader through the text. This second edition also explores digital, sustainability and innovation impacts on today’s global supply chains.

The book is written in a clear and simple way, featuring a variety of figures, tables and recommendations for further reading. The respective chapters conclude with real-life case studies from different companies, illustrating best practices.

In the course of their work, the authors have met professionals all over the world who are passionate about their business achievements. By including their vivid examples, the guide brings theory to life, enabling readers to understand and embrace the concepts and ideas presented.

Colin Scott, Henriette Lundgren and Paul Thompson are experts in supply chain management and have worked with practitioners in businesses across the globe.

This guide is a really useful reminder of what good practice is and how it should be applied within supply chain management. The book is relevant for students of supply chain management and professional practitioners alike.

This book offers an invaluable guide to understanding the specific dynamics of your supply chain and the fundamentals underpinning it. It provides the framework for delivering a supply chain strategy based upon recognised best practice.

Martin McCourt, CEO, Dyson Limited

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Keywords

Procurement in supply chain management Supply chain management fundamentals Strategic sourcing Economic order quantity (EOQ) Inventory and supply chains Sales and operations planning JIT manufacturing strategies Intermodal operations Warehouse management

Authors and affiliations

  • Colin Scott
    • 1
  • Henriette Lundgren
    • 2
  • Paul Thompson
    • 3
  1. 1.Grange Partnership (UK) LLPDroitwichUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Grange Partnership (UK) LLPDroitwichUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Grange Partnership (UK) LLPDroitwichUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-77185-4
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-77184-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-77185-4
  • Series Print ISSN 2192-8096
  • Series Online ISSN 2192-810X
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