Decision-Making for Supply Chain Integration

Hing Kai Chan (Editor), Fiona Lettice (Editor), Olatunde Amoo Durowoju (Editor)

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Effective supply chain integration, and the tight co-ordination it creates, is an essential pre-requisite for successful supply chain management. Decision-Making for Supply Chain Integration is a practical reference on recent research in the area of supply chain integration focusing on distributed decision-making problems. Recent applications of various decision-making tools for integrating supply chains are covered including chapters focusing on:

Supplier selection, pricing strategy and inventory decisions in multi-level supply chains,
RFID-enabled distributed decision-making,
Operational risk issues and time-critical decision-making for sensitive logistics nodes, Modelling end to end processes to improve supply chain integration, and
Integrated systems to improve service delivery and optimize resource use.

Decision-Making for Supply Chain Integration provides an insight into the tools and methodologies of this field with support from real-life case studies demonstrating successful application of various decision-making techniques. By covering such a range of topics in this way, Decision-Making for Supply Chain Integration is a useful reference for researchers looking to develop their knowledge or find potential new avenues of research.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages254
ISBN (Print)978-1-4471-4032-0
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2012

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