"A supply chain consists of all parties involved, directly or indirectly, in fulfilling a customer request. This includes not only manufacturers and suppliers but also transporters, warehouses, retailers, and customers themselves."
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
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Online class access:
Designing and Managing the Supply Chain: Concepts, Strategies, and Case Studies” by David Simchi-Levi, Philip Kaminsky, and Edith Simchi-Levi. This book combines the strategic view and the practical view of supply chain management, making it a comprehensive choice for both students and practitioners.
“Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, and Operation” by Sunil Chopra and Peter Meindl. This book provides a broad overview of key supply chain concepts and presents a framework for making supply chain decisions.
“Lean Supply Chain and Logistics Management” by Paul Myerson. This book provides explanations of both basic and advanced Lean tools, along with step-by-step guidance for their implementation.
“Operations and Supply Chain Management” by F. Robert Jacobs and Richard B. Chase. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the design, planning, and operation of supply chain processes.
“Supply Chain Logistics Management” by Donald Bowersox, David Closs, M. Bixby Cooper. The book provides a comprehensive and detailed perspective of supply chain logistics management.
“Global Supply Chain Management: Leveraging Processes, Measurements, and Tools for Strategic Corporate Advantage” by G. Tomas M. Hult. It focuses on the global supply chain management issues and offers a unique insight into the topic.