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    Supply Chain Management Strategy, Planning, and Operation

    ISBN-10: 0131730428
    ISBN-13: 9780131730427
    Author(s): Sunil Chopra, Peter Meindl
    Description: Thisnbsp;book brings together the strategic role of the supply chain, key strategic drivers of supply chain performance, and the underlying tools and techniques for supply chain analysis. Students are able to articulate the strategic importance of  More...
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    Edition: 3rd
    Publisher: Pearson Education
    Binding: Hardcover
    Pages: 552
    Size: 10.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
    Weight: 2.640
    Language: English

    Thisnbsp;book brings together the strategic role of the supply chain, key strategic drivers of supply chain performance, and the underlying tools and techniques for supply chain analysis. Students are able to articulate the strategic importance of supply chain thinking and support their ideas with evidence that can be built using models.

    Preface
    Building a Strategic Framework to Analyze Supply Chains
    Understanding the Supply Chain
    What Is a Supply Chain?
    The Objective of a Supply Chain
    The Importance of Supply Chain Decisions
    Decision Phases in a Supply Chain
    Process View of a Supply Chain
    Examples of Supply Chains
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Bibliography
    Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic Fit and Scope
    Competitive and Supply Chain Strategies
    Achieving Strategic Fit
    Expanding Strategic Scope
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Bibliography
    Supply Chain Drivers and Metrics
    Drivers of Supply Chain Performance
    Framework for Structuring Drivers
    Facilities
    Inventory
    Transportation
    Information
    Sourcing
    Pricing
    Obstacles to Achieving Fit
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Bibliography
    Case Study Seven-Eleven Japan Co.
    Designing the Supply Chain Network
    Designing Distribution Networks and Applications to e-Business
    The Role of Distribution in the Supply Chain
    Factors Influencing Distribution Network Design
    Design Options for a Distribution Network
    e-Business and the Distribution Network
    Distribution Networks in Practice
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Bibliography
    Network Design in the Supply Chain
    The Role of Network Design in the Supply Chain
    Factors Influencing Network Design Decisions
    Framework for Network Design Decisions
    Models for Facility Location and Capacity Allocation
    The Role of IT in Network Design
    Making Network Design Decisions in Practice
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Exercises
    Bibliography
    Case Study Managing Growth at SportStuff.com
    Network Design in an Uncertain Environment
    The Impact of Uncertainty on Network Design
    Discounted Cash Flow Analysis
    Representations of Uncertainty
    Evaluating Network Design Decisions Using Decision Trees
    AM Tires: Evaluation of Supply Chain Design Decisions Under Uncertainty
    Risk Management and Network Design
    Making Supply Chain Decisions Under Uncertainty in Practice
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Exercises
    Bibliography
    Case Study BioPharma, Inc.
    Planning Demand and Supply in a Supply Chain
    Demand Forecasting in a Supply Chain
    The Role of Forecasting in a Supply Chain
    Characteristics of Forecasts
    Components of a Forecast and Forecasting Methods
    Basic Approach to Demand Forecasting
    Time-Series Forecasting Methods
    Measures of Forecast Error
    Forecasting Demand at Tahoe Salt
    The Role of IT in Forecasting
    Risk Management in Forecasting
    Forecasting in Practice
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Exercises
    Bibliography
    Case Study Specialty Packaging Corporation, Part A
    Aggregate Planning in a Supply Chain
    The Role of Aggregate Planning in a Supply Chain
    The Aggregate Planning Problem
    Aggregate Planning Strategies
    Aggregate Planning Using Linear Programming
    Aggregate Planning in Excel
    The Role of IT in Aggregate Planning
    Implementing Aggregate Planning in Practice
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Exercises
    Case Study Specialty Packaging Corporation, Part B
    Planning Supply and Demand in a Supply Chain: Managing Predictable Variability
    Responding to Predictable Variability in a Supply Chain
    Managing Supply
    Managing Demand
    Implementing Solutions to Predictable Variability in Practice
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Exercises
    Bibliography
    Case Study Mintendo Game Girl
    Planning and Managing Inventories in a Supply Chain
    Managing Economies of Scale in a Supply Chain: Cycle Inventory
    The Role of Cycle Inventory in a Supply Chain
    Economies of Scale to Exploit Fixed Costs
    Economies of Scale to Exploit Quantity Discounts
    Short-Term Discounting: Trade Promotions
    Managing Multiechelon Cycle Inventory
    Estimating Cycle Inventory-Related Costs in Practice
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Exercises
    Bibliography
    Case Study Delivery Strategy at MoonChem
    Economic Order Quantity
    Managing Uncertainty in a Supply Chain: Safety Inventory
    The Role of Safety Inventory in a Supply Chain
    Determining Appropriate Level of Safety Inventory
    Impact of Supply Uncertainty on Safety Inventory
    Impact of Aggregation on Safety Inventory
    Impact of Replenishment Policies on Safety Inventory
    Managing Safety Inventory in a Multiechelon Supply Chain
    The Role of IT in Inventory Management
    Estimating and Managing Safety Inventory in Practice
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Exercises
    Bibliography
    Case Study Managing Inventories at ALKO Inc.
    The Normal Distribution
    The Normal Distribution in Excel
    Expected Shortage Cost per Cycle
    Determining the Optimal Level of Product Availability
    The Importance of the Level of Product Availability
    Factors Affecting Optimal Level of Product Availability
    Managerial Levers to Improve Supply Chain Profitability
    Setting Product Availability for Multiple Products Under Capacity Constraints
    Setting Optimal Levels of Product Availability in Practice
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Exercises
    Bibliography
    Optimal Level of Product Availability
    An Intermediate Evaluation
    Expected Profit from an Order
    Expected Overstock from an Order
    Expected Understock from an Order
    Simulation Using Spreadsheets
    Designing and Planning Transportation Networks
    Transportation in a Supply Chain
    The Role of Transportation in a Supply Chain
    Modes of Transportation and Their Performance Characteristics
    Transportation Infrastructure and Policies
    Design Options for a Transportation Network
    Trade-Offs in Transportation Design
    Tailored Transportation
    The Role of IT in Transportation
    Risk Management in Transportation
    Making Transportation Decisions in Practice
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Exercises
    Bibliography
    Managing Cross-Functional Drivers in a Supply Chain
    Sourcing Decisions in a Supply Chain
    The Role of Sourcing in a Supply Chain
    In-House or Outsource
    Third- and Fourth-Party Logistics Providers
    Supplier Scoring and Assessment
    Supplier Selection-Auctions and Negotiations
    Contracts and Supply Chain Performance
    Design Collaboration
    The Procurement Process
    Sourcing Planning and Analysis
    The Role of IT in Sourcing
    Risk Management in Sourcing
    Making Sourcing Decisions in Practice
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Exercises
    Bibliography
    Pricing and Revenue Management in a Supply Chain
    The Role of Pricing and Revenue Management in a Supply Chain
    Pricing and Revenue Management for Multiple Customer Segments
    Pricing and Revenue Management for Perishable Products
    Pricing and Revenue Management for Seasonal Demand
    Pricing and Revenue Management for Bulk and Spot Contracts
    The Role of IT in Pricing and Revenue Management
    Using Pricing and Revenue Management in Practice
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Exercises
    Bibliography
    Information Technology in a Supply Chain
    The Role of IT in a Supply Chain
    The Supply Chain IT Framework
    Customer Relationship Management
    Internal Supply Chain Management
    Supplier Relationship Management
    The Transaction Management Foundation
    The Future of IT in the Supply Chain
    Risk Management in IT
    Supply Chain IT in Practice
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Bibliography
    Coordination in a Supply Chain
    Lack of Supply Chain Coordination and the Bullwhip Effect
    The Effect on Performance of Lack of Coordination
    Obstacles to Coordination in a Supply Chain
    Managerial Levers to Achieve Coordination
    Building Strategic Partnerships and Trust Within a Supply Chain
    Continuous Replenishment and Vendor-Managed Inventories
    Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment (CPFR)
    The Role of IT in Coordination
    Achieving Coordination in Practice
    Summary of Learning Objectives
    Discussion Questions
    Bibliography
    Name Index
    Subject Index

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