Inventory and Production Management in Supply Chains: 4th Edition (Hardback) book cover

Inventory and Production Management in Supply Chains

4th Edition

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

CRC Press

782 pages | 109 B/W Illus.

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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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS053000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Quality Control
BUS076000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Purchasing & Buying
BUS093000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Facility Management
TEC020000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Manufacturing