Supply Chain Strategy: The Logistics of Supply Chain Management

by: Edward Frazelle, Ph.D.


Abstract: Supply Chain Strategy: The Logistics of Supply Chain Management teaches the best practices and basics in logistics and supply chain management. The book is richly illustrated with 238 figures featuring logistics principles in action at the world's best logistics organizations. In a conversational style, the book presents best-practice, common-sense, high-tech, high-touch, and analytical solutions for logistics challenges spanning the entire supply chain. From customer service to inventory planning to supply to transportation to warehousing, Supply Chain Strategy puts the logic back in logistics! The book is organized according to Dr. Edward Frazelle's Logistics Master Planning methodology for developing supply chain strategy. Three major sections address the investigation, innovation, and implementation of logistics solutions to supply chain problems. In so doing, the book presents simultaneously a methodology for planning and managing logistics activities while illustrating world-class practices and systems in use by logistics organizations around the globe. In addition, each chapter stands alone in addressing the major issues in logistics data mining, logistics performance measurement, customer response, inventory planning and management, supply management, transportation, warehousing, logistics information systems, and logistics organization design and development.
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Title: Supply Chain Strategy: The Logistics of Supply Chain Management

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2002 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071375993

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Edward Frazelle, Ph.D. is president and CEO of Logistics Resources International, founder of The Logistics Institute at Georgia Tech, and director of the school's Logistic Management Series. The former president of the International Material Management Society and a pioneer in today's logistics movement, Dr. Frazelle has trained more than 50,000 logistics professionals and helped more than 100 corporations and government agencies in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America pursue and achieve logistics excellence. He has written or coauthored seven books, including World-Class Warehousing and Material Handling, and numerous articles on logistics. His website, www.LRILogistics.com, is recognized as one of today's most comprehensive and valuable resources for logistics information and instructional materials.

Description: Supply Chain Strategy: The Logistics of Supply Chain Management teaches the best practices and basics in logistics and supply chain management. The book is richly illustrated with 238 figures featuring logistics principles in action at the world's best logistics organizations. In a conversational style, the book presents best-practice, common-sense, high-tech, high-touch, and analytical solutions for logistics challenges spanning the entire supply chain. From customer service to inventory planning to supply to transportation to warehousing, Supply Chain Strategy puts the logic back in logistics! The book is organized according to Dr. Edward Frazelle's Logistics Master Planning methodology for developing supply chain strategy. Three major sections address the investigation, innovation, and implementation of logistics solutions to supply chain problems. In so doing, the book presents simultaneously a methodology for planning and managing logistics activities while illustrating world-class practices and systems in use by logistics organizations around the globe. In addition, each chapter stands alone in addressing the major issues in logistics data mining, logistics performance measurement, customer response, inventory planning and management, supply management, transportation, warehousing, logistics information systems, and logistics organization design and development.