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Successful Integrated Planning for the Supply Chain

Key Organizational and Human Dynamics

Discover new frameworks and approaches to integrated business planning in the supply chain.
EAN: 9780749477684
Edition: 1
Format: 235x155
280 pages

About the book

Managing changes to the supply chain comes with its unique challenges. Supply chain planning presents an especially complex challenge for the change practitioner as multiple stakeholders and functions are involved. Successful Integrated Planning for the Supply Chain evaluates different approaches to change interventions and explores how Integrated Business Planning could be implemented in any organization to create sustainable improvements.

Using frameworks based on extensive academic research, Richard Lloyd considers the potential blocks to an effective supply chain, and advises on how to deal with and identify uncertainties within an organization. Numerous international case studies included throughout show that every project has its own set of unique problems. Successful Integrated Planning for the Supply Chain is an invaluable guide for anyone who needs to implement change in the supply chain.

About the authors

Richard Lloyd

Richard Lloyd is Associate Director of the Supply Chain Centre of Excellence at TATA Consultancy Services, Mumbai. The author has worked for lots of international companies designing and managing supply chains such as NOKIA, where he was responsible for driving their global supply chain. He is a visiting lecturer at Cranfield University, Bedford, UK.

More about Richard Lloyd

I would recommend this book to any supply chain director, and especially to those who are struggling with the implementation of sales and operations planning and/or integrated business planning, and the selling of these concepts to the board and commercial colleagues.

Martijn Lofvers, CEO and Chief Trendwatcher, Supply Chain Media, Netherlands