The latest thinking, strategies and technologies to stay current in supply chain management
Presenting the core concepts and techniques of supply chain management in a clear, concise and easily readable style, the Third Edition of Essentials of Supply Chain Management outlines the most crucial tenets and concepts of supply chain management.
Understand what supply chains are and how they work
Explore the latest technology and practices available for supply chain management
Offers new cases and executive interviews throughout the book
Written by author of supply chain simulation application SCM Globe
High performance supply chains that deliver competitive advantage are key to any strategy for staying ahead in today's complex, real-time world. The Third Edition provides tools, guidance, and examples to help you create such supply chains in your organization.
Michael H. Hugos
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I have been managing complex supply chains for the aerospace industry for at least a couple of decades and have installed collaborative supply chain applications at several airlines and OEMs. I find "Essentials of Supply Chain Management" a refreshing, easy, and informative read for the practitioner. Having recently gone through several text books written by academicians I find that even the best of them lacked the touch and the feel of real life supply chain issues. Most hands on managers however need to know the latest technologies and best business practices that might help them solve real life problems. Michael Hugo's book comes close to achieving that goal. The simulation model at [...] works hand in hand with the book. It allows paractioners the opportunity to put to test some of the concepts described in the book. The book and the simulation model can but does not have to be used concurrently to help managers formulate and test assumptions relevant to their own operation. With...
I wish I could take the knowledge in your book and implant into some of the people in my organization! The thrill of reading your book was that it reflected many of my own thoughts and experiences. It was an exciting couple weeks of reading for me and to know someone out there thinks like I do. I initially started reading the book to get an understanding of private sector logistics. What I found was many of my experiences in the military, good or bad, could be traced to how the organizations perceived their own logistics networks.
Awesome book with a lot of great information. This book starts you from the bare bones of the internal workings of your business and explains how you can improve your business' perfromance by using supply chain management principles.
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