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Strategic Supply Chain Management

Strategic Supply Chain Management

Creating Competitive Advantage and Value Through Effective Leadership

Samir Dani


Get an introduction to the concepts and tools of strategic supply chain management, supported by real-life case studies and examples of best practice, for practitioners and students.

Available to pre-order from 3rd January 2018
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About the book

The increasing importance of the supply chain as a whole in the business world as the backbone of any company makes its strategy in the managerial, long-term decision making a very important leadership role within companies. Strategic Supply Chain Management provides examples of best practice and effective supply chain strategic leadership for managerial teams who have previously been operating on a tactical or operational level, as well as students who need to learn about applying the theories of strategic supply chain management in practice. There are short cases within each chapter and long cases at the end of each chapter.

Strategic Supply Chain Management introduces concepts and tools which will enable successful buyer-supplier relationships and effective organisational leadership and talent management. Samir Dani also includes extensive coverage of the technological side of strategic supply chain management, including RFID, barcodes, logistics technology, automated warehouses and omnichannel. He also examines future trends, such as big data, the Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous systems and artificial intelligence.

Table Of Contents

  • Section - ONE: Strategy Requirements;
    • Chapter - 01: Organisational Vision for Supply Chain Management;
    • Chapter - 02: The Role of Leadership;
    • Chapter - 03: Competitive Advantage;
    • Chapter - 04: Financial Management;
    • Chapter - 05: Supply Chain Structures;
  • Section - TWO: Elements of Strategic Supply Chain Management;
    • Chapter - 06: Sourcing and Outsourcing;
    • Chapter - 07: Procurement and Relationship Management;
    • Chapter - 08: Demand Management and Fulfilment;
    • Chapter - 09: SRM, CRM, S&OP;
    • Chapter - 10: Operational Decisions;
  • Section - THREE: Future Requirements on Supply Chain Strategy;
    • Chapter - 11: Talent Management;
    • Chapter - 12: Risk and Resilience;
    • Chapter - 13: Innovation Management;
    • Chapter - 14: Technology;
    • Chapter - 15: Conclusion

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749478841
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd April 2018
  • Paperback
  • Format: 234x156
  • 288 pages

About the Author

Samir Dani is Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Head of Logistics, Operations and Hospitality Management at the University of Huddersfield, UK. He has experience leading and working on various research projects in a diverse range of management and supply chain-related topics. Professor Dani has published widely and has presented to academic and practitioner audiences. He has experience working in the manufacturing sector. Professor Dani won the 2015 Prix des Associations at Les Plumes des Achats & Supply Chain awards for his book Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics, published by Kogan Page.

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