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Essentials of Logistics And Supply Chain Management


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In this book the focus is on managing the interface among different functional areas within a firm and across different in the value added supply chain. The emphasis is on cost trade-offs to achieve a balance between customer services and supplychain profitability.

This book is organized into 12 chapters, the first five chapters dealing with aspects of logistics management and the remaining seven chapters dealing with aspects of supplychain management. Different general forms of both logistics and supplychain strategies are examined along with the levers managers have at their disposal to achieve optimal logistics and supply chain performance and thereby achieve higher profit margins, increased customer satisfaction and sustainable competitive advantage.

This book, eventhough primarily aimed at the students of MBA programme of Visveswariah Technological University, would be useful to students of MBA programme of other Indian Universities as well.

The book is reinforced with exhibits, box illustrations and review questions. The subject index enables the readers to search the topics which are of special interest to them.


Book Content of Essentials of Logistics And Supply Chain Management

Chapter 1 Introduction to Logistics Management
Chapter 2 Logistics Planning and Strategy
Chapter 3 Logistics System Design and Administration
Chapter 4 Integrated Logistics Activities
Chapter 5 Logistics Costing, Pricing and Performance Measurement
Chapter 6 Introduction to Supply Chain Management
Chapter 7 Designing Supply Chain Network
Chapter 8 Demand Management and Customer Service
Chapter 9 Supply Chain Planning and Implementation
Chapter 10 Order Processing and Information System
Chapter 11 Supply Chain Planning and Strategies
Chapter 12 Co-ordination and Information Technology in Supply Chain Management

Annexure I Snapshots of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Annexure II Case Exercises

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Mr. K. Shridhara Bhat


Himalaya pub