The Definitive Guide to Inventory Management: Principles and Strategies for the Efficient Flow of Inventory across the Supply Chain (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals)
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"Highly recommended" according to Amazon Customer. Full disclosure here: one of the authors, Dr Matt Waller is a friend and colleague of mine. He brings an astonishing level of expertise to many areas of supply-chain management and inventory modeling is clearly no exception. Together Matt and Terry Esper have produced a book that (had I possessed it 15 years before it was published) could have short-cut my own, build it from scratch, inventory modeling project by approximately 6 months.This is not a long book, not quite 200 pages in fact, but it is no lightweight. If you just want an overview of the topic you could skip . road to become a consultant A great book. I feel like a consultant. More than just an inventory management book.. Five Stars Diderot Joseph Great book.
Authored by world-class experts in collaboration with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), this text illuminates planning, organizing, controlling, directing, motivating and coordinating all the activities used to efficiently control product flow. Topics discussed include:Basic inventory management goals, roles, concepts, purposes, and terminologyKey inventory management elements, processes, and interactionsPrinciples/strategies for establishing efficient and effective inventory flowsUsing technology in inventory planning and managementNew approaches to inventory reduction: postponement, vendor-managed inventories, cross-docking, and quick response systems
Esper received both an MBA in transportation and logistics and a Ph.D. System, Method and Article of Manufacture to Optimize Inventory and Merchandising Shelf Space Utilization, Patent No. summa cum laude from the University of Missouri, and an M.S. He is an inventor on the following patent: Waller, M.A. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship and a former Eno Fellow.Founded in 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) is the preemi
The authors illuminate contemporary global and local inventory challenges, review new technology options, guide you in implementing metrics, and show how to use them to manage trade-offs and optimize performance.. From the Back CoverMaster the Essentials of World-Class Inventory Planning, Implementation, Measurement, and OptimizationCovers concepts, principles, terminology, elements, processes, strategies, technologies, linkages to other business functions, metrics, and moreFrom the field’s leading practitioners and researchers: the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)Supports all learning objectives of the Inventory Management module (Learning Block 1) of the CSCMP SCPro Level One certificationThe Definitive Guide to Inventory Management is the most authoritative, complete introduction to planning, running, measuring, and improving inventory management operations.Writing for both practitioners and students, the authors help you understand al