Enterprise Supply Chain Management: Integrating Best in Class Processes

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Wiley, May 18, 2009 - Business & Economics - 224 pages

ENTERPRISE SUPPLYCHAIN MANAGEMENT
Integrating Best-in-Class Processes

Is supply chain management all about forecasting? Or is it just a warehousing and transportation function? Demystifying the mystery supply chain management is for many, Enterprise Supply Chain Management: Integrating Best-in-Class Processes offers a comprehensive look at the role of this field within your own organization. Written by industry leader Vivek Sehgal, this book invites you to evaluate your current supply chain practices and leverage its best in class concepts to your own challenges.

Drawing from the author's abundant research and analysis, this resourceful book shows how to manage a supply chain across an enterprise, encompassing technological, financial, procurement, and operational issues. You will find in this book a thoroughly functional view of supply chain, so you can readily understand the meaning of processes and where they fit into your company's big picture.

This essential book covers:

  • A primer on supply chain and finance
  • Elements of a supply chain model
  • The scope of the supply chain
  • Demand and supply planning
  • Supply chain network design
  • Transportation and warehouse management
  • Supply chain collaboration
  • Reverse logistics management
  • Supply chain technology

Whether you are a business manager, an IT manager, or a supply chain student, if you are looking for more of a comprehensive understanding of what each of the supply chain processes in your organization brings to the table and how each functions as part of the whole, Enterprise Supply Chain Management: Integrating Best-in-Class Processes is for you. Immensely functional on all aspects of supply chain management, this guide clearly explains how each process works and the relationships among them, allowing you to start implementing best-in-class approaches in your organization.

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About the author (2009)

VIVEK SEHGAL is Senior Director of Research at Manhattan Associates, the world's foremost supply chain solutions company, with over 1,200 customers, including seventeen of AMR's Top 50 supply chains, and forty-three of the top 100 retailers. Prior to working with Manhattan Associates, Vivek worked for Fortune 20 companies like The Home Depot and GE in various leadership roles in their supply chain technology groups. He is a current member of the Science Advisory Board at Manhattan Associates, working with the industry to define new optimization opportunities in supply chain solutions.

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