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Supply Chain Game Changers : Applications and Best Practices That Are Shaping the Future of Supply Chain

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Discover the next generation of high-value best practices for global supply chain management: new opportunities to drive sustained improvement in financial and operational performance, and achieve true differentiation. Reflecting extensive collaboration between industry supply chain pioneers and the University of Tennessee Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI),The Supply Chain Game Changersintroduces a set of innovations demonstrated to yield significant and enduring business advantage. Building on a series of cutting-edge white papers that have emerged from GSCI’s deep academic-industry interactions, it identifies forward-looking practices that go far beyond the past decade’s work on collaboration and integration. GSCI’s world-class team of authors and consultants cover all this, and more:


Ten challenging but exceptionally valuable techniques for achieving a world-class supply chain

Why disconnections between purchasing and logistics are more costly than you realize, and how to overcome the surprisingly complex challenge of integrating them

How to systematically manage the multiple threats to supply chain continuity presented by growing complexity

How to apply the EPIC framework to manage globalized supply chains more effectively

How to overcome the supply chain management talent crisis, and develop and retain future-focused industry leaders

How to conduct effective logistics in the urbanized environment

How to achieve breakthrough transportation performance


The Supply Chain Game Changersis for every supply chain decision-maker: mid- to-senior-level executives and managers; MBA and Executive MBA students; and anyone seeking a more sophisticated and practical understanding of strategies for supply chain leadership. It offers insights that will be valuable in a wide spectrum of supply chain disciplines, including purchasing, demand planning, sourcing, operations, manufacturing/production, logistics, and forecasting.

Number of Pages: 308
Genre: Business + Money Management, Technology
Sub-Genre: Production + Operations Management, Operations Research
Series Title: Ft Press Operations Management
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Author: Mike Burnette
Language: English
Street Date: October 22, 2015
TCIN: 50241907
UPC: 9780134093789
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-7518
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