Supply Chain Strategies: Customer-driven and Customer-focused

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Routledge, 2004 - Business & Economics - 395 pages
Supply Chain Strategies: Customer Driven and Customer Focused highlights the main challenges facing organizations wanting to select, design and implement successful supply chain strategies in an increasingly global and competitive environment. The text features discussion questions at the end of each chapter to promote learning, and numerous industry examples to ilustrate key concepts within chapters.

Each chapter discusses the issues in relation to previous literature, contemporary practices and the lesson to be learned from different industries where successful management of supply chains has improved organizational and industry level profitability. The text includes a number of industry examples, thereby giving a wide-ranging approach to the topic.

* Provides an original, market-driven approach to supply chain strategy
* Features learning outcomes and a summary for each chapter
* Uses vignettes throughout to illustrate key points
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Globalization global markets and global supply strategies
1
Chapter 2 Strategic concepts and the customerfocused marketdriven supply chain
31
Chapter 3 The emergence of supply chain management and supply chain strategy as a critical success factor for organizations
69
Chapter 4 Marketdriven and customerfocused supply chain strategies
102
Chapter 5 Supplier sourcing procurement and evaluation
136
Chapter 6 Supply chain structures and relationships
163
Chapter 7 Supply chain integration and ebusiness strategies
192
Chapter 8 Strategic supply chain cost value and measurement
223
Chapter 10 Supply chain profitability quality and worldclass organizations
290
Chapter 11 Logistics and fulfilment strategies
307
Chapter 12 The supply chain challenges strategies for the future
337
Afterword
360
Glossary
365
Author Index
382
Index
385
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Chapter 9 Inventory management
264

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