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.
Chapter 22: Logistics Outsourcing
Corporate and business unit strategies determine the lines of business and markets in which a firm competes. The approach each business employs to implement strategies, however, is predicated on conditions in the firm's external environment. The trend of the external business environment in the last ...