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The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit
Over 100 Tools for Transport, Warehousing and Inventory Management
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About the book
The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit provides practical tools for warehouse, inventory and transport managers and students to help them tackle the challenges of logistics and supply chain management. It is full of practical ideas and information to optimise the management of logistics and supply chain processes.
The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit offers solutions and plans spanning across a variety of sub-disciplines such as warehousing, logistics, supply chain management, inventory and outsourcing. Each toolkit addresses key principles within its area of discipline, providing the reader with a precision approach to be used in complex and sensitive circumstances. The toolkit presents a number of major management tools such as Fortna's Product Flow Smart Design, SMART, DMAIC and Gantt charts. General management, performance management and problem-solving tools have also been included to provide a broader, transferable scope of tools for the reader.
About the authors
Gwynne Richards has over thirty years' experience in warehouse management and logistics. As well as running his own successful logistics consultancy he provides a number of courses on warehouse and transport management for practitioners. He lectures at Warwick and Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is also the author of Warehouse Management.
Susan Grinsted has over thirty years' experience of improving material flow through supply chains, directly or indirectly, as a business manager, consultant, educator and trainer. She is co-founder of HowToLogistics.com, an associate at Apprise Consulting (UK) and a Principal Fellow of WMG at Warwick University (UK).
- The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit is a highly practical book. It includes a set of useful logistics tools that force practitioners to reconsider their current practice in a systematic manner. If you are open to new ideas and want to go forward with your business, then I recommend diving into The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit!
- Jeroen van den Berg, Director at Storelink