ISBN 9788131522615,Directing The Flow Of Product: A Guide To Improving Supply Chain Planning

Directing The Flow Of Product: A Guide To Improving Supply Chain Planning


Cengage Learning



Cengage Learning

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788131522615

ISBN-10 813152261X


Number of Pages 272 Pages
Language (English)

Purchasing & supply management

While good software and data are necessities for effective supply chain planning, the right processes, policies, and organization are the most powerful keys for reducing costs and providing high service. This book reviews the state-of-the-art in production and distribution planning and presents principles and methods through which enterprises, including virtual enterprises, can design the best way to plan their operations. Supply chain and virtual enterprise oriented, the book covers collaborative planning, lean philosophy, and newer techniques like ant algorithms. If you are looking for insight into how to improve operations through better planning, this book is the place to find it. About the Author: Jeffrey Schutt Jeffrey Schutt, Menlo Worldwide Technologies, holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University. He has spent three decades doing strategic logistics planning, working closely with production and distribution planners to design and develop new planning tools and processes, and implementing packaged Supply Chain Planning software.