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4th Edition

Inventory and Production Management in Supply Chains

ISBN 9781466558618
Published December 1, 2016 by CRC Press
810 Pages 109 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Authored by a team of experts, the new edition of this bestseller presents practical techniques for managing inventory and production throughout supply chains. It covers the current context of inventory and production management, replenishment systems for managing individual inventories within a firm, managing inventory in multiple locations and firms, and production management. The book presents sophisticated concepts and solutions with an eye towards today’s economy of global demand, cost-saving, and rapid cycles. It explains how to decrease working capital and how to deal with coordinating chains across boundaries.

Table of Contents

The Context and Importance of Inventory and Production Management. Replenishment Systems for Managing Individual Item Inventories within a Firm. Managing Inventory in Multiple Locations and Multiple Firms. Production Management.

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Edward A. Silver, David F. Pyke, Douglas J. Thomas