"...an excellent introduction into supply chain management...a book you should own and loan out to others frequently..." (Supply Management, 10 April 2003)
"In clear and concise prose, this lean book outlines the most crucial tenets and concepts of supply chain management." (Supply Chain Management Review, September/October 2003)
- Discover what a supply chain is and how it works
- Utilize technology to boost efficiency and responsiveness
- Align your supply chain with market demands
- Learn how to develop pragmatic supply chain systems
ESSENTIALS OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Full of valuable tips, techniques, illustrative real-world examples, exhibits, and best practices, this handy and concise paperback will help you stay up to date on the newest thinking, strategies, developments, and technologies in supply chain management.
"Mr. Hugos uses a fluid writing style that takes a difficult subject and makes it read like a novel. I read it quickly and continue to use it as a reference guide. We provide services and materials to the fortune 500 and this book provides us with a thought process that endures as well as simple actions that will increase our bottom line immediately."
Michael J. Chakos, Chief Operating Officer, Kenny Industrial Services
"Michael Hugos does an excellent job of informing the reader on the latest concepts and technologies of supply chain management (SCM). The real jewel in this book can be found in the way that Mr. Hugos was able to provide a solid set of frameworks that will enable the business executive to link SCM to strategy and, at the same time, measure its effectiveness."
John ODonnell, President, NA Commercial Business, Georgia-Pacific Corporation
"This book takes a purportedly very complex subject and reduces it to easily understandable concepts. It very clearly and concisely explains how to determine your companys place in the value chain and how to enhance your companys value in that chain. It should be required reading for all business students and current managers who are searching for better ways to compete in todays marketplace. I have marked several pages that contain concepts I want to put in practice immediately."
Sunil Arora, Vice President, Global eBusiness, Anixter International, Inc.