The book addresses the unprecendented changes occuring in manufacturing that are being brought about by quality management. This book is covering their use, transformation, distribution and their flow to, within and from the organization. The implementation of material management offers enterprises a high potential for realizing new economic competitive advantages. The eco-efficient optimization of material flows aims at reducing costs while simulataneously achieving long-term sustainablility with regard to ecological and societal aspects. This book summarises the fundamental concepts and tools of material management and presents the newest methods and findings. The book thereby provides an up-to-date overview of the subject of material management for science and practice. The book is beneficial for practitioners and advances students involved in operations, inventory control, production control, and physical supply in manufacturing.
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Significance of Raw Materials
Warehouse Management System
Conservation Criterion of Material
Supply Chain Management
Material Intensity and Waste Management
Trade Policies and Material Preservation
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