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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... more...

At last, here is what logistics researchers have been waiting for: a book that comprehensively encapsulates for the first time the fundamentals of modeling Logistic Operating Curves for production and storage processes. The text includes information on how they can be derived and calculated based on standard operating data. In doing so, the authors clearly demonstrate the mutual dependencies between the often contradictory logistic... more...

This classic text discusses the role of logistics in achieving corporate and financial goals. It has become the bible of the logistics sector and a frequently-adopted text at top business schools. A proven market leader. Guaranteed high price seller. Successful crossover into practitioner and academic markets. Essential reading for logistics/operations managers and increasingly, managing the chain of demand is a... more...

Better supplier management can yield tremendous bottom-line results. Here's how one global leader does it. Managing suppliers can contribute enormous savings to a company's bottom line, and few companies have done it better than Nokia. In Profit-Focused Supplier Management, Pirkko Ostring details for the first time the supplier management program that has helped make Nokia the world leader in mobile communications. Drawing from her experience at Nokia,... more...

Based on the Process of Illumination strategy platform for getting consumer packaged goods (CPG) to market, this primer provides entrepreneurs as well as seasoned professionals with a process to position their products as effectively as any Fortune 500 company. This A to Z guide to understanding the world of CPG details how products transform from concept to viable brand. In addition to discussing the importance of defining company objectives,... more...


Air Cargo Management provides a comprehensive and lively overview of the air cargo industry, which is both economically and strategically important in the field of logistics, world trade and supply chain management. This new edition builds on the success of the previous edition, focusing on the role of air freight in the global supply chain, including areas such as: the main players in the industry; regulations and restrictions;... more...

By any standard, the pharmaceutical industry's history has been a successful one. In addition to its profits and shareholder dividends, it has been seen by investors as relatively low risk and, largely, counter-cyclical to stock market trends. However, that important contribution appears to be petering out, with significant global implications for employees, shareholders, governments and patients. This is not just caused by the economic crisis. Long... more...

In Getting the Goods, Edna Bonacich and Jake B. Wilson focus on the Southern California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach―which together receive 40 percent of the nearly $2 trillion worth of goods imported annually to the United States―to examine the impact of the logistics revolution on workers in transportation and distribution. Built around the invention of shipping containers and communications technology, the logistics... more...

A Circular Economy Handbook for Business and Supply Chains is an easily digestible and comprehensive handbook that provides a clear guide to the circular economy, helping the reader create future-fit, sustainable strategies. Real examples across a range of market sectors help businesses, students and policymakers understand the theory and fast-developing practice of the circular economy. To help the reader generate ideas, A Circular... more...

Edited by James A. Tompkins, Ph.D. and Dale Harmelink, The Supply Chain Handbook brings together a team of 23 experts from management, engineering, technology, consulting, and academic backgrounds. These experts share proven operations methodologies, evaluate technologies and offer practical how-to instruction on topics impacting today’s supply chains. Each topic is explored in depth to provide readers with greater understanding and the ability to... more...