Using Your Supply Chain As A Competitive Weapon

A Practitioner’s Guide to Supply Chain Management

by Dr. Tony Vercillo



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 11/24/2014

Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 314
ISBN : 9781491741962
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 314
ISBN : 9781491742877
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 314
ISBN : 9781491742884

About the Book

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.

About the Author

Dr. Tony Vercillo is a 25-year veteran in the Supply Chain industry. He has a Doctorate in Marketing Management, with special emphasis in Global Supply Chain Theory (summa cum laude). He also received his MBA in Leadership and Human Behavior. Dr. Vercillo is a highly sought-after public speaker known for his “infectious-enthusiasm.” Dr. Vercillo has been a global marketing and supply chain consultant for the past twenty years, performing more than 350 projects in more than twenty countries. He also served as a Senior-Level Manager and Vice President for PepsiCo and a third-party supply chain firm. Dr. Vercillo also teaches Global Marketing and Supply Chain Theory in the Cal State University system. His passion in life is teaching and coaching and has spent the last fifteen years fulfilling that dream. He resides in Southern California and has three children.