This work presents a comprehensive model of supply chain management. Experienced executives from 20 companies clearly define supply chain management, identifying those factors that contribute to its effective implementation. They provide practical guidelines on how companies can manage supply chains, addressing the role of all the traditional business functions in supply chain management and suggest how the adoption of a supply chain management approach can affect business strategy and corporate performance.
Every day several truckloads of paper towels, laundry detergent, potato chips, coffee, soap, toilet tissue, and several other items arrive at a third-party ware house in Kansas City, KS. A third-party warehouse is a company that specializes in operating warehouses for firms and organizations that do not wish ...