Logistics and supply chain management by martin christopher pdf
Supply Chain Management Key Challenges
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Search this site. Effective development and management of supply chain networks helps businesses cut costs and enhance customer value. This updated 5th edition is a clear guide to all the key topics in an integrated approach to supply chains. Service Logistics: As companies begin to sell performance rather than physical product, this chapter explores the implications for logistics management as the need to provide higher levels of service and customer support becomes ever more critical. Battered, Broken, Healed: A mother separated from her daughter. Richard A. Christine Fair.
Abstract Purpose The purpose of this paper is to address the increasingly important question of supply chain design for global operations. With the rise of off-shore sourcing and the simultaneous need for improved responsiveness to customer demand, the choice of supply chain strategy is critical. It presents the basis for a taxonomy of appropriate supply chain strategies. Practical implications Given the increasing trend to out-sourcing and off-shore sourcing, the choice of supply chain strategy is of some significance and clearly impacts competitive performance. This paper attempts to extend our understanding of the issues. Introduction It is now increasingly accepted that one size does not fit all when it comes to designing supply chain strategies to support a wide range of products with different characteristics sold in a diversity of markets Shewchuck,