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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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Hadjiconstantinou, Eleni (Editor)
Format: eBook
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
Table of Contents:
  • 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