Supply Chain Management and Logistics Strategies

Contents

Unit 1

  1. Cranfield University
  2. Some  Working Definitions
  3. Risk
  4. Supply chain vulnerability
  5. Robust SCM
  6. Resilience
  7. Changing Times and an Uncertain  World
  8. Known unknowns, knowable unknowns and unknowable  unknowns
  9. Y2K: the millennium bug
  10. Creeping crises
  11. Post-9/11 security matters
  12. Corporate scandals, operational risk and business continuity
  13. The  Shortcomings of Risk Management
  14. Decision theory and managerial tendencies
  15. Objective risk and perceived risk
  16. The Need for Holistic  Approaches
  17. Wicked problems
  18. A Simple  Framework for a Wicked Problem
  19. Level 1 – process engineering and inventory management
  20. Level 2 – assets and infrastructure dependencies
  21. Level 3 – organisations and inter-organisational networks
  22. Level 4 – the macro-environment
  23. Notes

Unit 2

  1. Introduction
  2. The ‘Green Revolution’ and Supply Chain  Redesign
  3. The  Link Between Economic  Growth and Transport Growth
  4. The Role of ‘Scale’ in Logistics and  SCM
  5. Efficiency Solutions
  6. Notes

Unit 3

  1. RMIT University, Australia
  2. Definition  of Reverse Logistics
  3. Motivations for Reverse  Logistics
  4. Government policy and legislation
  5. Economic considerations
  6. Environmental considerations
  7. Shift towards buying sets of services
  8. Recovery Options in  Reverse Logistics
  9. Reuse
  10. Remanufacturing
  11. Recycling
  12. Characteristics of the  Remanufacturing  Environment in  Reverse Logistics
  13. Supply–demand balance
  14. Accumulation and shortage of parts
  15. Logistical network
  16. Transportation
  17. Factors for Successful Reverse  Logistics Implementation
  18. Legislation
  19. Customer demand
  20. Incentive
  21. Environmental concerns
  22. Strategic cost/benefit
  23. Volume  and quality
  24. Resource
  25. Integration and coordination
  26. Performance  Measures in  Reverse Logistics
  27. Notes

Unit 4

  1. The Transition to Service  Economies
  2. Service Science
  3. Service  Supply Chains Versus Manufacturing Supply  Chains
  4. Service Supply Chain  Models
  5. Notes

Unit 5

  1. Strategies and Practices in  SCM
  2. The Ever Changing  Context
  3. Synchronising  Product Design and Supply Chain  Design
  4. Determining Supply Chain Costs and  Value
  5. Generalised costs
  6. Total landed costs and Total cost of outsourcing
  7. Inventory costs
  8. Financial accounting, financial management, management accounting
  9. Model ing  Supply Chain Designs
  10. The Supply Chain Manager of the  Future
  11. Notes
  12. Part Three Case  Studies
  13. PLS Pharma Logistics
  14. What is Good Distribution Practice  (GDP)
  15. Deficiencies Found in  Pharmaceutical Supply  Chains
  16. Counterfeiting
  17. What  are  Counterfeit  or Substandard Medicines?
  18. Conclusion – The Way  Forward
  19. Notes
  20. Contamination in  the  Bulk Agri-Commodity Logistics Chain
  21. Newcastle University
  22. An Overview of the Western Australian Export Grain   Industry
  23. Objectionable  Contaminants in  Export Grain
  24. Objectionable  Contaminant: Carmoisine
  25. Import Refusals Around the  World
  26. Concluding Comments
  27. Notes
  28. Why Supply Chains should be Involved in Product   Design
  29. Nagle  Business Solutions
  30. Case Study
  31. Background to the design chain
  32. Background to the supply chain
  33. New part, supplier, technology and problems
  34. From Terrestrial to  Extraterrestrial Supply Chain Networks
  35. Trinity College Dublin
  36. Glossary

 

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