Retail Supply Chain Management

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CRC Press, Nov 26, 2007 - Business & Economics - 448 pages
A consequence of business specialization is the implementation of weak processes that cross departmental and corporate boundaries. Supply chain management (SCM) addresses this issue by requiring a process view that reaches across these confines. Due to globalization and a competitive environment, those within the retail supply chains are particular
 

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Contents

Section 1 The Retail Supply Chain
1
Chapter 1 Defining the Retail Supply Chain
3
Chapter 2 Success in a Retail Business
13
Chapter 3 Types of Retail Supply Chain Business
35
Moving Toward Comparative Advantage
47
Chapter 5 Corporate Social Responsibilty Sustainability and the Retail Industry
61
Section 2 Forces Shaping the Retail Supply Chain Environment
77
Chapter 6 Drivers of Retail Supply Chain Change
79
Chapter 14 Retail Supply Chain ManagementSkills Required
191
Section 4 Retail Supply Chain Process Improvement
199
Chapter 15 Organizing to Improve Retail Supply Chain Performance
201
Chapter 16 Collaboration with Supply Chain Partners
221
Chapter 17 The DemandDriven Supply Chain
237
Chapter 18 Product Tracking Along Retial Supply Chains
267
Section 5 Achieving Financial Success in the Retail Supply Chain
285
Chapter 19 Understanding Supply Chain Costs
287

Chapter 7 Paths to the Customer
99
Chapter 8 Supply Chain Risk
117
Chapter 9 Retail Supply Chain Metrics
125
Chapter 10 Meeting the Needs of Supply Chain Decision Makers
143
Section 3 Retail Strategy and Supply Chains
161
Chapter 11 Product TypesValue to the Customer
163
Chapter 12 Businesses Inside the Business
173
Chapter 13 Activity Systems and Process Definition
181
Chapter 20 Barriers to Addressing Root Causes for Cost
313
Chapter 21 Multicompany Collaboration to Reduce CostsWho What AND How
327
Chapter 22 Retail Return Loops
345
Glossary
355
Bibliography
401
Index
415
Back cover
427
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