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Optimizing Your Supply-Chain Performance: How to Assess and Improve Your Company's Strategy and Execution Capabilities

1st Edition

Raymond Kelly
July 17, 2019

Most companies are continuously trying to reduce their supply-chain costs, time to market, and inventory. Optimizing Your Supply-Chain Performance: How to Assess and Improve Your Company’s Strategy and Execution Capabilities presents the "how-to's" (and a few "how-NOT-to’s"!) for conducting...

The ICT Malaise: A Diagnosis and Cure for the Dysfunctional Information and Communication Technologies Service-Delivery Workflow

1st Edition

Nadine Fruin
June 24, 2019

"A valuable, practical guide for navigating through ICT turbulence and dynamics. A lighthouse for the human side of ICT." Erik van de Loo, Director Executive Masters in Change, INSEAD Professor of Organisational Behaviour, INSEAD Business School "The ICT Malaise is a different and thorough point of...

Sustainable Procurement in Supply Chain Operations

1st Edition

Sachin K. Mangla, Sunil Luthra, Suresh Kumar Jakhar, Anil Kumar, Nripendra P. Rana
June 14, 2019

Sustainable Procurement is an emerging concept in supply chain and operations management. Manufacturing industries have made improvements in moving from cost-based to quality-based, and customer-focused supply chain management strategies. This is becoming an integrated component in the supply chain...

The Supply Chain in Manufacturing, Distribution, and Transportation: Modeling, Optimization, and Applications

1st Edition

Kenneth D. Lawrence, Ronald K. Klimberg, Virginia M. Miori
June 12, 2019

Reporting on cutting-edge research in production, distribution, and transportation, The Supply Chain in Manufacturing, Distribution, and Transportation: Modeling, Optimization, and Applications provides the understanding needed to tackle key problems within the supply chain. Viewing the supply...

Responsible Manufacturing: Issues Pertaining to Sustainability

1st Edition

Ammar Y. Alqahtani, Elif Kongar, Kishore K. Pochampally, Surendra M. Gupta
February 18, 2019

Responsible Manufacturing has become an obligation to the environment and to society itself, enforced primarily by customer perspective and governmental regulations on environmental issues. This is mainly driven by the escalating deterioration of the environment, such as diminishing raw material...

Warranty and Preventive Maintenance for Remanufactured Products: Modeling and Analysis

1st Edition

Ammar Y. Alqahtani, Surendra M. Gupta
December 17, 2018

The exponential increase in the development of technology coupled with the customers’ immense desire to possess the newest technological products makes for truncated product lifespans, which instigates a substantial upsurge in their rate of disposal. Attempts have been made to establish specialized...

Lean Demand-Driven Procurement: How to Apply Lean Thinking to Your Supply Management Processes

1st Edition

Paul Myerson
November 20, 2018

While there are many books written on the basics of the "supply" side of the supply chain (i.e. strategic sourcing, sourcing/procurement, and purchasing), there hasn’t been much written on those areas from a Lean perspective. Considering that supply chain costs, primarily procurement and...

Architecting Fail‐Safe Supply Networks

1st Edition

Shabnam Rezapour, Amirhossein Khosrojerdi, Golnoosh Rasoulifar, Janet K. Allen, Jitesh H. Panchal, Ramakrishnan S. Srinivasan, Jeffrey D. Tew, Farrokh Mistree
October 02, 2018

A fail-safe supply network is designed to mitigate the impact of variations and disruptions on people and corporations. This is achieved by (1) developing a network structure to mitigate the impact of disruptions that distort the network structure and (2) planning flow through the network to...

Lean Transportation Management: Using Logistics as a Strategic Differentiator

1st Edition

Mohamed Achahchah
October 02, 2018

This book provides an overview of the key transportation management processes from a shipper’s perspective. It enables managers to gain quick insight in the added value of transportation as a strategic differentiator, its key drivers, and guidelines on how to use them in an effective and efficient...

Managing Supply Chains on the Silk Road: Strategy, Performance, and Risk

1st Edition

Çağrı Haksöz, Sridhar Seshadri, Ananth V. Iyer
September 18, 2018

Historically important trade routes for goods of all kinds for more than 3000 years, the Silk Road has once again come to prominence. Managing Supply Chains on the Silk Road: Strategy, Performance, and Risk present emerging supply chain practices from the Silk Road regions that include China, Hong...

Developing Masterful Management Skills for International Business

1st Edition

Thomas A. Cook
September 08, 2018

This book focuses on the new challenges created for managers by the recent recession. Executives need to learn new skills and run companies delivering results under an entirely new set of conditions and working environments. This book analyzes these issues and provides step-by-step guidance on how...

Service Supply Chain Systems: A Systems Engineering Approach

1st Edition

Tsan-Ming Choi
August 23, 2018

Supply chain management is a well-developed area. The traditional supply chains are dynamic systems which include the forward and reverse flows of physical products and the related information and fund. However, a service supply chain is different because the real "product" may take the form of a "...

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