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  • Strategic supply chain management
  • Ramgovind P, Engelbrecht W
  • ISBN: 9780627039201
  • eISBN: N/A
  • ePub ISBN: 9780627039218
  • 392 Pages | Published: 2022

Today, supply chain management has increased in relevance and importance among organisations wanting to create a sustainable competitive advantage in an ever-changing and unique market environment. Irrespective of the size, nature and placement of an organisation in a market, when understood and managed correctly, supply chain management practices and fundamentals have the propensity to shape and determine an organisation’s success. Strategic supply chain management provides an understanding of how supply chain management activities influence strategic decision making in a contemporary organisation.


Contents include the following:

·    Contemporary managerial principles
·    Strategic management
·    Principles of supply chain management
·    Spatial perspectives on strategic warehouse development 
·    Forecasting and demand planning
·     Procurement and management of inventory
·    Operations management
·    Warehouse operations and processes
·    Managing logistics in the supply chain
·    Sustainable supply chain management
·    Lean supply chain management
·    Supplier and customer relationship management
·    Ethics in supply chain management


Strategic supply chain management is aimed at students studying toward a commerce programme at

both diploma and bachelor’s level.


Priya Ramgovind is Senior Head of Programme in the Faculty of Commerce at the Independent

Institute of Education (IIE).


Willy Engelbrecht is the Dean: Research and Postgraduate Studies at the IIE.


Chapter 1 Managerial principles

Chapter 2 Strategic management

Chapter 3 Principles of supply chain management

Chapter 4 Spatial perspectives on strategic warehouse development



Chapter 5 Forecasting and demand planning

CHAPTER 6 Procurement of inventory

Chapter 7 Operations management

Chapter 8 Inventory management

Chapter 9 Warehouse operations and processes

Chapter 10 Managing the logistics in the supply chain



Chapter 11 Sustainable supply chain management

Chapter 12 Lean supply chain management

Chapter 13 Supplier relationship management

Chapter 14 Customer relationship management

Chapter 15 Ethics in supply chain management


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