Economist Guide to Supply Chain Management: How Getting it Right Boosts Corporate Performance by Professor David Jacoby (Hardback, 2009)
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- DescriptionGlobalisation, techlogy and an increasingly competitive business environment have encouraged huge changes in what is kwn as supply chain management, the art of sourcing components and delivering finished goods to the customer as cost effectively and efficiently as possible. Dell transformed the way people bought and were able to customise computers. Wal-Mart and Tesco have used their huge buying power and logistical skills to ensure the supply and stock management of their stores is finely honed. Manufacturers w make sure that components are where they are needed on the production line just in time for when they are needed and longer. Such finessing of the way the supply chain works boosts the corporate bottom line and can make the difference between being a market leader or an also ran. This guide explores all the different aspects of supply chain management and gives hundreds of real life examples of what firms have achieved in the field.
- Author BiographyDavid Jacoby is President of Boston Strategies International Inc., a global consulting firm that provides industry research, cost and pricing analysis, and supply chain strategy advice.
- Author(s)Professor David Jacoby
- PublisherProfile Books Ltd
- Date of Publication20/08/2009
- SubjectManagement & Business: General
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintEconomist Books
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight403 g
- Width144 mm
- Height222 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Edition StatementMain
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