Using your Supply Chain as a Competitive Weapon is an educator’s and practitioner’s guide to supply chain success. Dr. Tony Vercillo provides ten (10) major steps to global supply chain superiority based upon his thirty years in the field of physical distribution and logistics. Dr. Vercillo’s teaching and consulting work at more than 300 Companies in 14 Countries is evident throughout the book.
As the sub-title reveals, Using your Supply Chain as a Competitive Weapon details practical techniques that will lower overall infrastructure costs and dramatically decrease operational expenses. This book is an invaluable resource for supply chain, warehousing, distribution, freight, transportation, and private fleet professionals that can be used over and over again. Each chapter outlines specific methodologies and industry best practices that will help you narrow the gap between current performance and world-class execution. Topics include the application of technology, how to design the optimal network, outsourcing and off shoring, and the key metrics that will drive chain excellence.
Using your Supply Chain as a Competitive Weapon is written for both the entry-level supervisor and the senior level supply chain executive. The fundamentals of supply chain management and the more sophisticated global distribution theories are explored and outlined in every-day terminology.
Using your Supply Chain as a Competitive Weapon is your complete guide and resource for the theories, methods, best practices, and specific initiatives that will take your supply chain to new heights of achievement.