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Supply Chain Management For Dummies

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Everyone can impact the supply chain

Supply Chain Management For Dummies helps you connect the dots between things like purchasing, logistics, and operations to see how the big picture is affected by seemingly isolated inefficiencies. Your business is a system, made of many moving parts that must synchronize to most efficiently meet the needs of your customers—and your shareholders. Interruptions in one area ripple throughout the entire operation, disrupting the careful coordination that makes businesses successful; that's where supply chain management (SCM) comes in. SCM means different things to different people, and many different models exist to meet the needs of different industries. This book focuses on the broadly-applicable Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) Model: Plan, Source, Make, Deliver, Return, and Enable, to describe the basic techniques and key concepts that keep businesses running smoothly.

Whether you're in sales, HR, or product development, the decisions you make every day can impact the supply chain. This book shows you how to factor broader impact into your decision making process based on your place in the system.

  • Improve processes by determining your metrics
  • Choose the right software and implement appropriate automation
  • Evaluate and mitigate risks at all steps in the supply chain
  • Help your business function as a system to more effectively meet customer needs
  • We tend to think of the supply chain as suppliers, logistics, and warehousing—but it's so much more than that. Every single person in your organization, from the mailroom to the C-suite, can work to enhance or hinder the flow. Supply Chain Management For Dummies shows you what you need to know to make sure your impact leads to positive outcomes.


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    Publisher: Wiley

    Kindle Book

    • Release date: March 13, 2019

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    • ISBN: 9781119410201
    • Release date: March 13, 2019

    EPUB ebook

    • ISBN: 9781119410201
    • File size: 4321 KB
    • Release date: March 13, 2019

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    Business Nonfiction

    Languages

    English

    Everyone can impact the supply chain

    Supply Chain Management For Dummies helps you connect the dots between things like purchasing, logistics, and operations to see how the big picture is affected by seemingly isolated inefficiencies. Your business is a system, made of many moving parts that must synchronize to most efficiently meet the needs of your customers—and your shareholders. Interruptions in one area ripple throughout the entire operation, disrupting the careful coordination that makes businesses successful; that's where supply chain management (SCM) comes in. SCM means different things to different people, and many different models exist to meet the needs of different industries. This book focuses on the broadly-applicable Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) Model: Plan, Source, Make, Deliver, Return, and Enable, to describe the basic techniques and key concepts that keep businesses running smoothly.

    Whether you're in sales, HR, or product development, the decisions you make every day can impact the supply chain. This book shows you how to factor broader impact into your decision making process based on your place in the system.

  • Improve processes by determining your metrics
  • Choose the right software and implement appropriate automation
  • Evaluate and mitigate risks at all steps in the supply chain
  • Help your business function as a system to more effectively meet customer needs
  • We tend to think of the supply chain as suppliers, logistics, and warehousing—but it's so much more than that. Every single person in your organization, from the mailroom to the C-suite, can work to enhance or hinder the flow. Supply Chain Management For Dummies shows you what you need to know to make sure your impact leads to positive outcomes.


    Expand title description text
    • Details

      Publisher:
      Wiley

      Kindle Book
      Release date: March 13, 2019

      OverDrive Read
      ISBN: 9781119410201
      Release date: March 13, 2019

      EPUB ebook
      ISBN: 9781119410201
      File size: 4321 KB
      Release date: March 13, 2019

    • Creators
    • Formats
      Kindle Book
      OverDrive Read
      EPUB ebook
    • Languages
      English