Renegotiate and Reduce Inefficiencies in Your Supply Chain

Ever seen books with their covers torn off? This is one of the telltale signs that buyers and suppliers, seeking to optimize their supply chain, have struck a buy-back agreement. While buyers and suppliers need to negotiate such types of deals, finding a mutually advantageous arrangement is no easy feat, especially when it comes to a field as complex as supply-chain economics. Considering all the … [ Read more ]

Managing the Supply Chain: The Definitive Guide for the Business Professional

Supply chain management is a key capability for any company needing to cut manufacturing costs via a well-planned logistics strategy. The authors share their academic and professional experience to help readers understand recent supply chain successes and challenges with such contemporary and cutting-edge examples as Wal-Mart and Dell. The chapters are presented in basic topic areas including network planning, product design, customer value, information technology, … [ Read more ]