Supply Chain Management Methods

Contents

Unit 1

  1. The Evolution of Logistics and Supply Chain Management   (SCM)
  2. Reduced transport intensity of freight
  3. Falling product prices
  4. Deregulation of transport
  5. Productivity improvements
  6. Emphasis on inventory reduction
  7. Changes in company structure
  8. What is Logistics?
  9. What is  Supply Chain Management?
  10. Distinguishing  Logistics and SCM
  11. Applications to Manufacturing and  Services

Unit 2

  1. Growth  in  International Trade
  2. Measuring  Logistics Performance
  3. Globalisation
  4. Directional Imbalances
  5. Notes

Unit 3

  1. Growth  in  International Trade
  2. Outsourcing
  3. Offshoring
  4. Failures in Outsourcing
  5. Evaluating  and Selecting Outsourcees
  6. Outsourcer and  Outsourcee  Relationship Development
  7. Supply Chain Integration
  8. Supply Chain Colaboration Principles
  9. Supply Chain Colaboration Methods
  10. Notes

Unit 4

  1. Strategy
  2. The  Evolution  of Manufacturing
  3. Lean Production
  4. Agile  Supply Chains and Mass Customisation
  5. Combined  Logistics Strategies
  6. Critical Factors to Consider in  Supply Chain  Planning
  7. Focus on processes and flows
  8. Focus on high-level objectives
  9. The importance of people
  10. Its supply chains that compete
  11. The ‘Bullwhip Effect’
  12. Notes

Unit 5

  1. Why and When To  Simulate?
  2. Different Types  Of Simulation
  3. Simulation Process
  4. Simulation  Methodology
  5. Random number generation
  6. Random variate generation
  7. Simulation example
  8. Discrete  Event Simulation
  9. Simulation  Replications and Output Analysis
  10. Supply Chain  Management Simulation
  11. Notes
  12. Appendix: Student T  Table
  13. Critical Values for Student’s t Distribution and Standard Normal Distribution
  14. Case  Studies
  15. Direct to Customer
  16.  Full  Visibility and Partnerships with  Suppliers
  17. Focused Manufacturing and Building  to  Order
  18. The  Medical Devices Company
  19. Humanitarian Aid  Supply Chains
  20. School of Business and Law,  NUI  Maynooth, Ireland
  21. Importance of Coordination in  Humanitarian Supply  Chains
  22. Reducing  Uncertainty in  Humanitarian Supply Chains
  23. The Role of Human Resources in Humanitarian Supply   Chains
  24. Humanitarian Supply Chains in  Practice
  25. The Role of Business – Humanitarian   Partnerships
  26. Conclusion
  27. Notes
  28. Mediaware – Turning the Supply Chain Upside Down in Packaging 1
  29. Mediaware , Ireland
  30. Collaborative Approach
  31. First Major Customer
  32. Future Developments
  33. Note
  34. Collaborative Planning in an Auto Parts Supply Chain in China
  35. RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
  36. Operational Arrangements
  37. T2S Product Flow and Inventory Management
  38. Information Transfer and Sharing Practices
  39. Collaborative Planning and Production
  40. Collaborative Outcomes

 

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