This updated 5th edition of the bestselling Logistics and Supply Chain Management is an easy-to-read guide to the key elements underpinning the achievement of an integrated approach to managing supply chains.
The contents include:
The supply chain and competitive strategy
The link between logistics and customer value
Logistics’ impact on the bottom line
Measuring logistics costs and performance
Matching supply and demand
Managing risk in the supply chain
Overcoming the barriers to supply chain integration
The theme of the book is that the real competition today is not between companies but between supply chains. The winning approach to supply chains is an integrated perspective that takes account of networks of relationships, sustainability and product design as well as the logistics of procurement, distribution and fulfilment. Logistics and Supply Chain Management provides the reader with the insights and the knowledge necessary to exploit these opportunities.
This new edition includes two new chapters covering:
Going to market – how to gain advantage through innovation in delivery channels
Service logistics – how to develop supply chains that reflect the service economy