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Strategic Supply Chain Management : Creating Competitive Advantage and Value Through Effective
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Supply chains, including logistics, are the functional elements of an organisation's operations. To formulate a strategy for this operation to work seamlessly the organisation needs to align these operations with the corporate and business strategy. 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 organizational 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.