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PERSPECTIVES ON SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AND LOGISTICS : CREATING COMPETITIVE ORGANISATIONS IN THE 21ST CENTURY

EDWARD SWEENEY

2007

BOOK
Category

LOGISTICS

Abstract GLOBALISATION IS THE BUZZWORD OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY. IT FORCES BUSINESSES TO COMPETE NOT JUST WITH RIVALS WITHIN THE SAME CITY OR COUNTRY, BUT WITH SIMILAR COMPANIES ACROSS THE GLOBE. IN SUCH A WORLD THE CONSUMER IS KING AND TO KEEP ON TOP BUSINESSES MUST SHOW CONSTANT INNOVATION AND MEET CUSTOMERS' EVER-GROWING EXPECTATIONS. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (SCM), WITH ITS FOCUS ON ACHIEVING THE SERVICE LEVELS DEMANDED BY MARKETS AND ON OPTIMISING TOTAL SUPPLY CHAINS COST AND INVESTMENT, HAS A POTENTIALLY PIVOTAL ROLE TO PLAY IN ADDRESSING THESE CHALLENGES. "PERSPECTIVES ON SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AND LOGISTICS" IS WRITTEN BY A MIX OF ACADEMICS, CONSULTANTS AND PRACTITIONERS, ALL OF WHOM HAVE SIGNIFICANT THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE. THE BOOK WAS CONCEIVED WITH THE MANY SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS PROFESSIONALS WHO ARE FOLLOWING FORMAL LEARNING PROGRAMMES AT ALL LEVELS (CERTIFICATE, DIPLOMA, DEGREE AND MASTERS) IN THE SUBJECT IN MIND. HOWEVER, IT IS HOPED THAT IT WILL BE READ EQUALLY PROFITABLY BY STUDENTS, RESEARCHERS AND PRACTICING SCM AND LOGISTICS PROFESSIONALS.

ISBN 9781842181294
Author(s) EDWARD SWEENEY
Credits
Edition 1ST ED.
Year 2007
Publisher BLACKHALL PUBLISHING
Type BOOK
Keywords LOGISTICS
Language English
Collation 327 P., 20 CM.

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