Materials Management A Supply Chain Perspective : Text And Cases

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Publisher PHI Learning All Management And Leadership books by PHI Learning
ISBN 9788120348417
Author: Gupta RC And Chitale
Number of Pages 525
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Materials Management A Supply Chain Perspective : Text And Cases by Gupta RC And Chitale
Book Summary:

This textbook, now in its third edition, continues to provide a compre-hensive coverage of the different aspects of materials management in a student-friendly manner. The book gives a clear introduction to materials management, and discusses topics such as classification, codification, specifications and standardization of materials, which aid in effective purchasing.

In view of their economic importance, materials planning and budgeting too have been covered in sufficient detail. Besides explaining the fundamental principles of stores management and materials handling, the text gives an in-depth analysis of inventory control with several illustrative examples. It also highlights the principles of purchasing, nature of purchasing process, value analysis and quality assurance.


Audience of the Book :
Intended primarily for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of production engineering /industrial management and engineering, and postgraduate students of management, this book would also be useful to the practising managers.
 
Key Features:

The main features of the book are as follows:

1.  Incorporates two new chapters on:
2.  Supply Chain Management covering practically all the aspects of SCM
3.  Customer Relationship Management
4.  Includes four new case studies pertaining to inventory control applied to supply chain management.

Table of Contents:
1. Materials Management

2. Integrated Materials Management

3. Classification and Codification of Materials

4. Specifications in Materials Management

5. Standardization and Variety Reduction

6. Materials Planning

7. Budgeting and Material Planning

8. Stores and Store Keeping

9. Storage Equipment

10.  Principles of Materials Handling

11.  Inventory Control

12.  Inventory Management Models

13.  Selective Inventory Control

14.  The Purchasing Cycle

15.  Principles of Purchasing

16.  The Nature of Purchasing Process and Vendor Rating

17.  Value Analysis

18.  Quality Control in Materials Management

19.  Make or Buy Decisions

20.  Buyer-seller Relationship

21.  Negotiation

22.  Disposal of Surplus, Obsolete and Scrap

23.  Performance Appraisal of Materials Department

24.  Some Legal Aspects of Purchasing

25.  Purchasing of Capital Equipment

26.  Public Buying

27.  International Purchasing

28.  Import Substitution

29.  Logistics, Warehousing and Distribution Management

30.  Supply Chain Management

31.  Customer Relationship Management

32.  Case Studies and Solved Problems

 

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