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Profit Improvement through Supplier Enhancement

Ralph R. Pawlak
April 17, 2017

This book deals with the improvement of suppliers in order to increase a company's top and bottom-line. The enhancement of suppliers can be accomplished in a series of steps when conditions warrant intervention. They can also be generated through direct quality mentoring when the supplier does not...

Fashion Retail Supply Chain Management: A Systems Optimization Approach

Tsan-Ming Choi
April 16, 2017

Fashion Retail Supply Chain Management: A Systems Optimization Approach is a comprehensive reference source that provides the state-of-the-art findings on many important emerging research issues related to retail supply chain management and optimization problems. The book takes an explicit systems...

On Time, In Full: Achieving Perfect Delivery with Lean Thinking in Purchasing, Supply Chain, and Production Planning

Timothy McLean
April 11, 2017

This book is a practical guide for manufacturers on how to meet a fundamental requirement – how to deliver to the customer the right product in the right quantity at the right time. While the concept of on-time delivery seems deceptively simple, achieving it can be incredibly complex. This book...

Operations Planning: Mixed Integer Optimization Models

Joseph Geunes
March 30, 2017

A reference for those working at the interface of operations planning and optimization modeling, Operations Planning: Mixed Integer Optimization Models blends essential theory and powerful approaches to practical operations planning problems. It presents a set of classical optimization models with...

Supply Chain Engineering: Models and Applications

A. Ravi Ravindran, Donald P. Warsing, Jr.
March 29, 2017

Winner of 2013 IIE/Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award Emphasizing a quantitative approach, Supply Chain Engineering: Models and Applications provides state-of-the-art mathematical models, concepts, and solution methods important in the design, control, operation, and management of global...

Inventory and Production Management in Supply Chains, Fourth Edition

Edward A. Silver, David F. Pyke, Douglas J. Thomas
January 27, 2017

Authored by a team of experts, the new edition of this bestseller presents practical techniques for managing inventory and production throughout supply chains. It covers the current context of inventory and production management, replenishment systems for managing individual inventories within a...

The Fundamentals of Quality Assurance in the Textile Industry

Stanley Bernard Brahams
November 09, 2016

The role of quality assurance is to ensure that once a specification has been agreed, every product and every production run meets that standard. The Fundamentals of Quality Assurance in the Textile Industry describes how quality professionals in the apparel industry coordinating with overseas...

Excellence in Managing Worldwide Customer Relationships

Thomas A. Cook
November 08, 2016

Every company is recognizing the critical importance of protecting its customer base by raising the bar of its customer service prowess. This book will first look at the obstacles in customer service management and provide a 10-step process for developing a best-practices approach that offers the...

Global Lean: Seeing the New Waste Rooted in Communication, Distance, and Culture

Samuel Yankelevitch
October 18, 2016

Just because a problem is invisible doesn’t mean it’s not affecting your operation. While communication, distance, and culture are often ignored as real threats to your results, these unnoticed forces are negatively affecting companies that operate internationally. Globalization has amplified a...

Growing and Managing Foreign Purchasing

Thomas A. Cook
August 23, 2016

This book compares the basic skillset of domestic purchasing to that of global purchasing. It provides a very detailed blueprint and best practices guide for avoiding costly mistakes and improving purchasing effectiveness. It also details supply chain globalization impacts on freight, logistics,...

Multiple Criteria Decision Making in Supply Chain Management

A. Ravi Ravindran
May 24, 2016

Supply chain management decisions are made under the conflicting criteria of maximizing profit and customer responsiveness while minimizing supply chain risk. Multiple Criteria Decision Making in Supply Chain Management provides a comprehensive overview of multi-criteria optimization models and...

Facilities Design, Fourth Edition

Sunderesh S. Heragu
May 24, 2016

Now in Its Fourth Edition: Your Guide to Successful Facility Design Overcome design and planning problems using the fourth edition of Facilities Design. Dedicated to the proper design, layout, and location of facilities, this definitive guide outlines the main design and operational problems that...

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