Designing and Managing the Supply Chain


The text provides state-of-the-art models, concepts, and solution methods that are important for the design, control, operation, and management of supply chain systems. Although many essential supply chain management issues are interrelated, the authors strive to make each chapter as self-contained as possible, so that the reader can refer directly to chapters covering topics of interest. Each chapter utilizes case studies and examples to illustrate the concepts. While the structure and philosophy of the earlier editions is kept intact, the authors place an increasing importance on finding or developing effective frameworks that illustrate many important supply chain issues in this edition. In addition, this edition lays a special emphasis on supply chain issues in the Indian context

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About the author

David Simchi-Levi is a professor of Engineering Systems at MIT. He has previously taught at Columbia University and Northwestern University. Simchi-Levi is the co-director of Leaders for Global Operations and the co-founder of LogicTools Inc. He has co-authored Managing The Supply Chain and The Logic of Logistics. He was named the Master of Design by Supply Chain Management Review in 2000.

Philip Kaminsky is a professor and Chair of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also the co-director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. He has co-authored Managing The Supply Chain and is the associate editor of IIE Transactions, Management Science and Operations Research Letters.

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Dimensions 47 × 5.1 × 67 cm


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