Supply Chain Management Best Practices by David Blanchard
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Learn what it takes to develop and have a "best-in-class" supply chain

This new edition shows you how to build supply chains that work by illustrating how leading companies are doing it. Identifying world-class supply chains in more than a dozen different industries and explaining in detail how these companies got to where they are, this essential book reveals the proven strategies, solutions, and performance metrics used by leading companies to design their extended enterprises. Identifies proven strategies, solutions, and performance metrics for supply chain management best practice benchmarksShows how to manage supply chains in a global marketplace and how to choose third-party providersNew edition includes new chapters on green supply chains and lean supply chains, and expanded analysis of emerging technologiesIncludes coverage of supply chain metrics, planning and forecasting, procurement, manufacturing, transportation, globalization, customer service, collaboration, security, and workforce managementWritten by the Editorial Director of Penton Media's Supply Chain Group and a Contributing Editor to IndustryWeek magazine

It also offers guidance on the latest technology, green supply chains, going lean, how to choose third-party logistics providers, and how to manage the supply chain in a global environment.


About David Blanchard

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DAVID BLANCHARD is an award-winning journalist and the Editorial Director and Associate Publisher of Penton Media's Supply Chain Group. He has served as editor-in-chief of several Penton magazines, including IndustryWeek, the leading publication for manufacturing professionals, Logistics Today, and Supply Chain Technology News. He has also launched and edited numerous print and online publications covering the supply chain, transportation, manufacturing, and computer industries. He is a frequent speaker at major supply chain industry events. He lives in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio.
Published March 26, 2010 by Wiley. 308 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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