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Supply Chain Management A Logistics Perspective

ISBN-10: 0324376928
ISBN-13: 9780324376920
Edition: 8th 2009
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Description: The eighth edition continues to refine the focus from logistics to supply chain management. It provides new and updated Supply Chain Profiles, vignettes at the beginning of each chapter that introduce students to the chapters topics through familiar  More...

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List price: $349.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 3/6/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 736
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

The eighth edition continues to refine the focus from logistics to supply chain management. It provides new and updated Supply Chain Profiles, vignettes at the beginning of each chapter that introduce students to the chapters topics through familiar real-world companies, people, and events. The text demonstrates practical application of supply chain management through new and updated On the Line boxed features, which are applied examples that provide students with hands-on managerial experience of the chapters topics. Revised and expanded Supply Chain Technology boxes throughout the text help students relate technological developments to supply chain management concepts and logistics practices. Students build their knowledge chapter by chapter through revised and expanded Short Cases at the end of each chapter.

John J. Coyle is director of corporate relations for the Center for Supply Chain Research and professor emeritus of supply chain and information systems at Penn State University. The author of more than 100 publications in the areas of transportation and logistics, Professor Coyle has presented papers on these topics at such professional meetings as the Council of Logistics Management, the American Marketing Association, the National Academy of Sciences, the Transportation Research Forum, and the Southern Marketing Association. In addition to TRANSPORTATION, he also coauthors best-selling THE MANAGEMENT OF BUSINESS LOGISTICS. From 1990 to 1996, Dr. Coyle was editor of the JOURNAL OF BUSINESS LOGISTICS, and he has served on the editorial review board of the JOURNAL OF BUSINESS LOGISTICS, THE SUPPLY CHAIN REVIEW, and THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION AND LOGISTICS. In 1991, he received the Council of Logistics Management's Distinguished Service Award, which honors individuals who have made a significant contribution to the art and science of logistics. In 2003, The Philadelphia Traffic Club named Dr. Coyle Person of the Year, and in 2004 he received the Eccles Medal from the International Society of Logistics and the Lion's Paw Medal from Penn State. Dr. Coyle serves on the boards of three logistics companies. He earned bachelor's and master's degrees from Penn State and his doctorate from Indiana University, Bloomington, where he was a U.S. Steel Fellow.

John Langley, Professor of Supply Chain Management and Director of Supply Chain Executive Programs at the Georgia Institute of Technology, is actively involved in supply chain management and business logistics. His professional involvement includes supply chain strategy, supply chain relationships, and outsourcing of logistics services. Dr. Langley received a BS degree in mathematics, an MBA degree in finance, and a PhD degree in logistics management, all from Penn State University. Dr. Langley has coauthored numerous books and is a consultant and advisor to business firms and serves on the board of directors of UTi Worldwide Inc., Forward Air Corporation, and Averitt Express, Inc.

Robert Novack is an associate professor of supply chain management in the Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems at Penn State University. From 1981 to 1984 he worked in operations management and planning for the Yellow Freight Corporation in Overland Park, Kansas, and from 1984 to 1986 he worked in planning and transportation at Drackett Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Novack's numerous articles have been published in such publications as the JOURNAL OF BUSINESS LOGISTICS, TRANSPORTATION JOURNAL, and THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT. He also is a coauthor of CREATING LOGISTICS VALUE: THEMES FOR THE FUTURE. Active in the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, Dr. Novack has served as overall program chair for the annual conference, as a track chair, as a session speaker, and as a member of numerous committees. Dr. Novack holds the CTL designation from AST&L and is a member of WERC. He earned a BS degree and an MBA in logistics from Penn State University and a Ph.D. in logistics from the University of Tennessee.

Preface
About the Authors
Supply Chain Management: An Overview
Role of Logistics in Supply Chains
Global Dimensions of Supply Chains
Supply Chain Relationships
Supply Chain Performance Measurement and Financial Analysis
Supply Chain Technology--Managing Information Flows
Demand Management
Order Management and Customer Service
Managing Inventory in the Supply Chain
Transportation -Managing the Flow of the Supply Chain
Distribution -Managing Fulfillment Operations
Supply Chain Network Analysis and Design
Sourcing Materials and Services
Operations -Producing Goods and Services
Managing Reverse Flows in the Supply Chains
Strategic Challenges and Change for Supply Chains
Selected Supply Chain Publications
Directory of Trade and Professional Organizations in Logistics Cases
Careers in Supply Chain Management
Glossary
Name
Index
Subject
Index

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