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The Quintessence of Supply Chain Management

What You Really Need to Know to Manage Your Processes in Procurement, Manufacturing, Warehousing and Logistics

Authors: Poluha, Rolf G.

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  • Offers a compact but concise introduction to Supply Chain Management 
  • Includes new developments in the field 
  • Presents competitive strategies based on Supply Chain Management 
  • Written for beginners and experts at all levels of organisation 
  • Showcases examples from today's companies
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About this book

This book describes the fundamentals of Supply Chain Management in clear and concise terms. It explains why in the near future real competition is going to be between supply chains and what the consequences will be. Managers and decision-makers will be able to build on their business’s competitive advantage with the essentials provided in this work. The focus here is upon what you really need to know in order to optimally manage your processes in procurement, manufacturing, warehousing and logistics. In addition to a wealth of illustrations and examples, valuable suggestions for further expansive reading are included. Essential insights are provided into how to analyse and evaluate the supply chain, based upon key aspects from research and practice, which helps readers to initiate their own optimisation processes.

 


About the authors

Dr. Rolf G. Poluha started his career as a consultant with SAP in Germany. Thereafter, he managed international projects in Europe, USA and Asia for BearingPoint, (formerly KPMG Consulting). Since re-joining SAP in 2003, he has been responsible for managing large, global accounts in North America and Europe.

His customers have comprised of leading, multi-national companies from the High Tech-, Electronics, Telecommunications, Discrete Manufacturing, Aerospace & Defense and Consumer Goods Industries.

In addition to his practical experience, he has studied Supply Chain Management in the context of an in-service dissertation project. Furthermore, he published multiple successful books on the subject areas of Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Process Optimisation.

   

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Table of contents (5 chapters)

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eBook $59.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-662-48515-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $74.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-662-48513-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $74.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-662-56931-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Quintessence of Supply Chain Management
Book Subtitle
What You Really Need to Know to Manage Your Processes in Procurement, Manufacturing, Warehousing and Logistics
Authors
Series Title
Quintessence Series
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-48515-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-48515-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-662-48513-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-56931-3
Series ISSN
2195-4941
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 159
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 25 illustrations in colour
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