Designing And Managing The Supply Chain: Concepts, Strategies, and Case Studies, 4th Edition PDF by David Simchi-Levi and Philip Kaminsky


Designing And Managing The Supply Chain: Concepts, Strategies, And Case Studies, Fourth Edition

By David Simchi-Levi and Philip Kaminsky,

Designing And Managing The Supply Chain: Concepts, Strategies, and Case Studies, 4th Edition


1. Introduction To Supply Chain Management

1.1 What Ls Supply Chain Management?

1.2 The Development Chain

1.3 Global Optimization

1.4 Managing Uncertainty And Risk

1.5 Supply Chain Segmentation And Customer Value Proposition

1.6 The Evolution Of Supply Chain Management

1.7 The Complexity

1.8 Key Issues In Supply Chain Management

1.9 Book Objectives And Overview

Discussion Questions

Case: Meditech Surgical

2. Inventory Management And Risk Pooling

Case: Steel Works, Inc.

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Single-Stage Inventory Control

2.2.1 Stable Demand-The Economic Lot Size Model

2.2.2 Known Demand Changing Over Time

2.2.3 The Effect Of Demand Uncertainty

2.2.4 Single Period Models

2.2.5 Initial Inventory

2.2.6 The Newsvendor Model

2.2.7 Multiple Order Opportunities

2.2.8 Continuous Review Policy

2.2.9 Variable Lead Times

2.2.10 Periodic Review Policy

2.2.11 Service Level Optimization

2.3 Risk Pooling

Case: Risk Pooling

2.4 Centralized Versus Distributed Systems

2.5 Managing Inventory In The Supply Chain

2.6 Practical Issues

2.7 Forecasting

2.7.1 Judgment Methods

  1. 7.2 Market Research Methods
  2. 7.3 T Ime-Series Methods
  3. 7.4 Causal Methods
  4. 7.5 Selecting The Appropriate Forecasting Technique


Discussion Questions

Case: Sport Obermeyer Ltd.

3. Network Planning

Case: The Bis Corporation

3.I Introduction

3.2 Network Design

3.2.1 Data Collection

3.2.2 Data Aggregation

3.2.3 Transportation Rates

3.2.4 Mileage Estimation

3.2.5 Warehouse Costs

3.2.6 Warehouse Capacities

3.2.7 Potential Warehouse Locations

3.2.8 Service Level Requirements

3.2.9 Future Demand

3.2.10 Model And Data Validation

3.2.11 Solution Techniques

3.2.12 Key Features Of A Network Configuration Scp

3.3 Inventory Positioning And Logistics Coordination

3.3.1 Strategic Safety Stock

Case: Eleccomp Inc.

3.3.2 Integrating Inventory Positioning And Network Design

3.4 Resource Allocation


Discussion Questions

Case: H. C. Starck, Inc.

4. Supply Contracts

Case: American Tool Works

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Strategic Components

4.2.1 Supply Contracts

4.2.2 Limitations

4.3 Contracts For Make-To-Stock/Make-To-Order Supply Chains

4.4 Contracts With Asymmetric Information

4.5 Contracts For Nonstrategic Components


Discussion Questions

5. The Value Of Information

Case: Barilla Spa (A)

5.1 Introduction

5.2 The Bullwhip Effect

5.2.1 Quantifying The Bullwhip Effect

5.2.2 The Impact Of Centralized Information On The Bullwhip Effect

5.2.3 Methods For Coping With The Bullwhip Effect

5.3 Information Sharing And Incentives

5.4 Effective Forecasts

5.5 Information For The Coordination Of Systems

5.6 Locating Desired Products

5.7 Lead-Time Reduction

5.8 Information And Supply Chain Trade-Offs

5.8.1 Conflicting Objectives In The Supply Chain

5.8.2 Designing The Supply Chain For Conflicting Goals

5.9 Decreasing Marginal Value Of Information


Discussion Questions

Case: Reebok Nfl Replica Jerseys: A Case For Postponement

6. Supply Chain Integration

Case: Dell Inc.: Improving The Flexibility Of The Desktop Pc Supply Chain

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Push, Pull, And Push-Pull Systems

6.2.1 Push-Based Supply Chain

6.2.2 Pull-Based Supply Chain

6.2.3 Push-Pull Supply Chain

6.2.4 Identifying The Appropriate Supply Chain Strategy

6.2.5 Implementing A Push-Pull Strategy

6.3 The Impact Of Lead Time

6.4 Demand-Driven Strategies

6.5 The Impact Of The Internet On Supply Chain Strategies

6.5.1 What Ls £-Business?

6.5.2 The Grocery Industry

6.5.3 The Book Industry

6.5.4 The Retail Industry

6.5.5 Impact On Transportation And Fulfillment


Discussion Questions

Case: The Great Inventory Correction

7. Distribution Strategies

Case: Amazon’s European Distribution Strategy

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Direct Shipment Distribution Strategies

7.3 Intermediate Inventory Storage Point Strategies

7.3.1 Traditional Warehousing

7.3.2 Cross-Docking

7.3.3 Inventory Pooling

7.4 Transshipment

7.5 Reverse Logistics

7.6 Selecting An Appropriate Strategy


Discussion Questions

8. Strategic Alliances

Case: How Kimberly-Clark Keeps Client Costco In Diapers

8.1 Introduction

8.2 A Framework For Strategic Alliances

8.3 Third-Party Logistics

8.3.1 What Is 3pl?

8.3.2 Advantages And Disadvantages Of 3pl

8.3.3 3pl Issues And Requirements

8.3.4 3pl Implementation Issues

8.4 Retailer-Supplier Partnerships

8.4.1 Types Of Rsp

8.4.2 Requirements For Rsp

8.4.3 Inventory Ownership In Rsp

8.4.4 Issues In Rsp Implementation

8.4.5 Steps In Rsp Implementation

8.4.6 Advantages And Disadvantages Of Rsp

8.4. 7 Successes And Failures

8.5 Distributor Integration

8.5.1 Types Of Distributor Integration

8.5.2 Issues In Distributor Integration


Discussion Questions

Case: Audio Duplication Services, Inc. (Ads)

Case: The Smith Group

9. Procurement And Outsourcing Strategies

Case: Zara’s P Rocurement And Outsourcing Strategies

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Outsourcing Benefits And Risks

9.3 A Framework For Buy/Make Decisions

9.4 Procurement Strategies

9.4.1 Supplier Footprint

9.5 £-Procurement


Discussion Questions

Case: Solectron: From Contract Manufacturer To Global Supply

Chain Integrator

10. Coordinated Product And Supply Chain Design

Case: Hewlett-Packard: Deskjet Printer Supply Chain

10.1 A General Framework

10.2 Design For Logistics

10.2.1 Overview

10.2.2 Economic Packaging And Transportation

10.2.3 Concurrent And Parallel Processing

10.2.4 Standardization

10.2.5 Selecting A Standardization Strategy

10.2.6 Lmportant Considerations

10.2.7 The Push-Pull Boundary

10.2.8 Case Analysis

10.3 Supplier Integration Into New Product Development

10.3.1 The Spectrum Of Supplier Integration

10.3.2 Keys To Effective Supplier Integration

10.3.3 A “Bookshelf” Of Technologies And Suppliers

10.4 Mass Customization

10.4.1 What Ls Mass Customization?

10.4.2 Making Mass Customization Work

10.4.3 Mass Customization And Supply Chain Management


Discussion Questions

Case: Hewlett-Packard Company: Network Printer Design For Universalit Y

11. Flexibilit Y

11.1 Lntroduction

11.2 The Concept

11.3 The Impact

11.4 Flexible Operations

11.5 Process Flexibility

11.5.1 Set-U P Times And Costs

11.5.2 U-Sha Ped Production Lines

11.5.3 Workforce Cross-Training


Discussion Questions

12. Customer Value

Case: Zara’s Customer Value Proposition

12.1 Introduction

12.2 Product Innovation

12.3 Product Selection And Availability

12.4 Price And Brand

12.5 Value-Added Services

12.6 Relationships And Experiences


Discussion Questions

13. Risk Management

Case: Nissan Motor Company: Building Operational Resiliency

13.1 Introduction

13.2 Many Sources Of Risks

13.3 The Risk Exposure Method

13.3.1 T He Ford Motor Company

13.4 Managing The Unknown-Unknown

13.4.1 Capacity Redundancy

13.4.2 S Peed In Sensing And Responding

13.4.3 Flexible Supply Chain Community

13.5 Managing Global Risks


Discussion Questions

Case: Supply Chain Resilience In The Telecom Industry

14. Sustainable Supply Chains

Case: To Build “Circular” Operations, Ikea Takes Aim At Its Supply Chain

14.1 Introduction

14.2 Corporate Social Responsibility

14.3 Reducing Supply Chain Emissions

14.3.1 Short-Term Opportunities

14.3.2 L Ong-Term Opportunities

14.3.3 An Alysis


Discussion Questions

15. Smart Pricing

Case: Rue La La

15.1 Introduction

15.2 Price And Demand

15.3 New Frontier In Price Optimization

15.3.1 The Challenge And The Approach

15.3.2 Forecast And Price Optimization At Rue La La

15.3.3 Learning And Price Optimization At Groupon

15.4 Markdowns

15.5 Price Differentiation

15.6 Revenue Management

15.7 Smart Pricing

15.7.1 Differential Pricing

15.7.2 Dynamic Pricing

15.8 Impact Of Strategic Consumer Behavior

15.9 Lmpact Of The Internet

15.10 Caveats


Discussion Questions

Case: The Great Rebate Runaround

16. Information Technology And Business Processes

Case: Supply Chain Whirl

16.1 Lntroduction

16.2 The Importance Of Business Processes

16.3 Goals Of Supply Chain It

Case: 7-Eleven Stocks Up On Tech Savvy

16.4 Supply Chain Management System Components

16.4.1 Decision-Support Systems

16.4.2 It For Supply Chain Excellence

16.5 Sales And Operations Planning

Case: S&Op “Evolution” At Adtran

16.6 Lntegrating Supply Chain Information Technology

16.6.1 Implementation Of Erp And Dss

16.6.2 “Best Of Breed” Versus Single-Vendor Erp Solutions


Discussion Questions

17. Technology Standards

Case: Centratech Systems (Cts) Increases Productivity Of Field

Technicians By 50%

17.1 Introduction

17.2 It Standards

17.3 Information Technology Infrastructure

17.3.1 Interface Devices

17.3.2 System Architecture

17.3.3 Electronic Business

17.4 Web Services And Business Processes

17.4.1 Service-Oriented Architecture (Soa)

17.4.2 Soa And Bpm

17.4.3 Microservices

17.5 Blockchain

17.5.1 The Advantages

17.5.2 Challenges

17.5.3 Applications

17.5.4 Applications Of Blockchain In Scm

17.6 Internet Of T Hings

17.6.1 Blockchain And Internet Of Things

17.6.2 Radio Frequency Identification

17.6.3 Rfjd And Point-Of-Sale Data

17.6.4 Business Benefits

17.6.5 Supply Chain Efficiency


Discussion Questions


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