Supply Chain Design and Management
Strategic and Tactical Perspectives
- Manish Govil, i2 Technologies, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
- Jean-Marie Proth, Université de Metz, France
Supply Chain Design and Management introduces the concept of a sharing mechanism that will ensure the sustainability of a supply chain by fair distribution of costs and benefits. This book provides a holistic view of the supply chain from product development, purchasing, manufacturing, distribution and storage, to retailing. The presentation of the enabling technologies in supply chain management will help companies better understand their options.Â§ Provides a step-by-step framework for designing supply chains at the strategic levelÂ§ Written for those who deal with the supply chains on a day-to-day basis as well as those new to the fieldÂ§ Provides a synthesis of best practices for managing supply chains at the tactical levelÂ§ Provides a review of the state-of-the-art in enabling information technologies and business applicationsÂ§ Explains the concepts with examples from the industry and simple mathematical formulationsÂ§ Is accessible to graduate students for an excellent understanding of how supply chains work and can join the industry armed with the knowledge of the workings of supply chains
Manufacturing managers, industrial engineers, IT management, and business and marketing management professionals.