Quick Response in the Supply Chain

Successful supply chain management is a source of competitive advantage in today's dynamic business environment. Relevant issues both at the strategic and operational levels of decision-making are considered in this book which provides the reader with an up-to-date analysis of the latest theore...

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Other Authors: Hadjiconstantinou, Eleni (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1999, 1999
Edition:1st ed. 1999
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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505 0 |a Preface -- 1 Quick Response: From Evolution to Revolution — New Strategies for Business Logistics -- 2 The Quick Response Model and its Applicability in the UK -- 3 The Role of Logistics and IT in the European Enterprise -- 4 Electronic Trading in Europe -- 5 Electronic Commerce — A Vital Component in Logistics Structures -- 6 Global Networking: Why a Managed Solution is Best -- 7 In-house or Third Party Distribution? -- 8 Distribution Trends in the Food Manufacturing and Processing Industries -- 9 Pan-European Business Systems: Results of Survey -- 10 Supply Chain Planning Under Uncertainty -- 11 New Trends in Rapid Response Manufacturing Logistics -- 12 Quick Response Manufacturing in the Tyre Industry -- 13 Changing Methods in the Toiletries Industry: A Case Study -- 14 Time-Based Distribution -- 15 Integrators: The Challenge of Changing Logistics Structures -- 16 Quick Response in Retail Distribution: An International Perspective 
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520 |a Successful supply chain management is a source of competitive advantage in today's dynamic business environment. Relevant issues both at the strategic and operational levels of decision-making are considered in this book which provides the reader with an up-to-date analysis of the latest theoretical and practical trends in supply chain management. Using a variety of case-studies from different industry sectors, the book examines the various components of the supply chain, analyses the trade-offs that exist in achieving integration, and explores issues of organisation and implementation