Handbook of global supply chain management
Sage Publications, 2007 - Business & Economics - 585 pages
Includes methods and perspectives on global logistics and supply chain management that have emerged from logistics, marketing, management, economics, sociology, personnel, information systems, and international relation. Provides a comprehensive understanding and assessment of the field of global logistics and supply chain management. Describes and critically examines the key perspectives guiding global logistics and supply chain management, taking stock of what we know (and don't know) about them. Identifies emerging developments and delineate their significance to the practice of global logistics and supply chain management. Employs top flight international researchers from both academia and practice to provide a broad range of ideas and applications.
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A-type A.T. Kearney activities areas behaviors business process design business processes capacity carriers collaboration communication competence competitive advantage components coordination cost create critical cross-functional team customer service decisions demand distribution economic effective efficiency employees environment example execution Figure firm's firms flow focus functions global supply chain goals GSCMS implementation important improve increase industry innovation integrated international sourcing inventory investment involves issues knowledge elements knowledge management launch Logistics Management manufacturing marketplace ment Mentzer negotiation Operations Management order fulfillment organization organizational outsourcing parties performance planning potential reduce relationship replenishment responsible retailers risk role sales force sales forecasting sharing ship shipments shippers specific storage suppliers supply chain management supply chain network supply chain partners supply chain security tacit knowledge techniques tion transportation units warehouse warehousing