Introduction to Materials Management Casebook, Revised Edition (2nd Edition)
by J. R. Tony Arnold
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Edition: 2 - 2003
An interesting book containing 35 examples of problems that production and inventory management professionals face throughout their working lives, Introduction to Materials Management Casebook allows readers to have a better understanding of the issues involved in their decisions on the job. It asks readers to think beyond the box, showing them the multiple concepts that must be considered to find solutions to the problems at hand. The small, focused cases presented allow readers to fully understand the problems that they can encounter; topics covered include: physical inventory, process design, purchasing, production planning, master production schedules; vanishing inventory; long-range capacity; business organization; forecasting; warehousing; consolidation; transportation; and quality. An excellent resource for those involved in production planning, inventory control, traffic, and marketing.