Supply chain management (SCM) disciplines have produced a flood of new concepts, methods, and tools; if applied wisely, they will improve results. A resource that weeds out and consolidates this new information will lower the business risk of implementing change.

Interpreting models and viewpoints from many fields into a supply chain contex

chapter 1|10 pages

Introduction to the Supply Chain

chapter 2|16 pages

Supply Chain Management - The "Right" Way

chapter 3|18 pages

Drivers of Supply Chain Change

chapter 4|10 pages

SCM and Strategy

chapter 5|18 pages

SCM Assessment Tools

chapter 6|20 pages

Linking the Supply Chain with the Customer

chapter 7|24 pages

Globalization and Supply Chain Design

chapter 9|10 pages

Businesses within the Business

chapter 10|10 pages

Supply Chains as Activity Systems

chapter 11|10 pages

Applying QFD in Activity System Design

chapter 12|6 pages

The Supply Chain and New Products

chapter 13|10 pages

Foundation for Supply Chain Change

chapter 14|6 pages

Functional Roles in Supply Chain Change

chapter 16|14 pages

Institutionalizing Supply Chain Changes

chapter 17|16 pages

Collaborative Relationships

chapter 18|6 pages

Emerging Partnership Model

chapter 19|8 pages

Planning for Partnerships

chapter 20|10 pages

Stage 3: Supply Chain Implementation

chapter 22|4 pages

Supply Chain Process Management

chapter 23|16 pages

Supply Chain Process Evaluation

chapter 24|14 pages

Supply Chain Process Documentation

chapter 25|16 pages

Supply Chain Technology Applications

chapter 26|14 pages

Cost and the Supply Chain

chapter 27|28 pages

Root Cause — Clarity

chapter 28|32 pages

Root Cause — Variability

chapter 29|10 pages

Root Cause — Design

chapter 30|10 pages

Root Cause — Information

chapter 31|12 pages

Root Cause — Weak Links

chapter 32|6 pages

ABC Implementation

chapter 33|8 pages

3C Alternative to MRP II

chapter 34|8 pages

Supply Chain Prestudy

chapter 37|8 pages

Selecting Supply Chain Software

chapter 40|6 pages

Bicycle Manufacturer: Internet Strategy

ByCharles A. Cox

chapter 41|8 pages

Supply Chain Management in Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul Operations

ByCrispin Vincenti-Brown

chapter 42|6 pages

Adapting to a New Supply Chain Role

ByDon Derewecki, Emile Lemay

chapter 43|10 pages

Performance Improvement through Metrics for Buyers

ByDavid Malmberg

chapter 44|6 pages

Wholesale Grocer: Supply Chain “Streamlining”

ByPeter A. Crosby

chapter 45|10 pages

Consolidation Centers in the Lean Supply Chain

ByMichel Baudin