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General Information  
Author(s)Sunil Chopra and Peter Meindl and D V Kalra
Edition6th Edition
Publish YearJune 2016


Supply Chain Management, 6e, employs a strategic framework that identifies and illustrates facilities, inventory, transportation, information, sourcing, and pricing as the key drivers of supply chain performance in order to help readers understand what creates a competitive advantage. The strategic framework and concepts discussed in the text are tied together through a variety of examples to illustrate that a combination of concepts is needed to achieve significant increase in performance.This book is a must for students of MBA and B. Tech with an interest in supply chain management and logistics. It will also serve as a suitable reference book to understand the concepts and methodology for practitioners." Salient Features "New to this Edition: • Several new mini-cases have been added throughout the book. • New cases appear in chapters 2, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, and 16. • In Chapter 14, a discussion on the Mumbai dabbawalas, a responsive distribution network, has been added. • ';Chapter 17: Sustainability and the Supply Chain' has been further developed, with a new section related to the pricing of sustainability. • Examples from local Indian companies like Jaipur Rugs, Asian Paints, OM Logistics, Simbhaoli Sugar, Subhiksha, and Dr. Reddy's Laboratories have been incorporated to depict the current Indian scenario. • A chapter titled "Information Technology in a Supply Chain" has been updated and placed as part our online resources. Testimonials: 1) Globally, all supply chain professionals face a common challenge - how to balance safe and reliable on-time delivery with lower logistics costs. The need for higher reliability, and safe and faster delivery increase the cost of delivery, thus resulting in a problem of optimization. This book provides both theoretical and practical insights into supply chain concepts required to achieve this very optimization, supported by numerous international as well as Indian case studies. -- Vibhas Joshi, Adviser, Commercial & Supply Chain, Moser Baer; Formerly Corporate Head -Supply Chain, Procurement & Commercial, Moser Baer Group 2) Supply Chain Management, 6e, is a complete compendium covering all aspects of supply chain - strategizing, planning, and execution. It has a rich collection of Indian as well as global case studies and examples. This book is … aimed at students, but it is also useful for industry professionals … trying to formulate an effective supply chain for the respective industries. -- Rajeev Mittal, President, QH Talbros Limited 3) This book addresses the most fundamental concepts and best practices of contemporary supply chain management. It provides a structured description with a variety of global examples as well as case studies from the Indian context."