Introduction to Materials Management, Seventh Edition by J. R. Tony Arnold brings to the readers all the different aspects of materials management, thereby covering the essentials such as Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems, Total Quality Management, Supply Chain Management, Order Quantities, Purchasing, Independent Demand Ordering Systems, Inventory Fundamentals, Forecasting, Warehouse Management, as well as Physical Distribution. The descriptions are lucid and concise as also remarkably comprehensible, and its entire content, with its questions, examples, and problems guide students on a step-by-step basis, to the full mastery of the topic.
This edition incorporates extensive updates which include the latest in technology, new techniques and handy case studies. It is reorganized and contains expanded coverage of JIT manufacturing, lean production and Just-in-Time Manufacturing; fresh information on �green� production and sustainability; how to make use of INCOTERMS in global supply chains; thoroughly revamped end-of-chapter problems, and a lot more. No wonder this authoritative text has been accepted widely by universities and colleges from around the world, as this happens to be the sole APICS-listed reference book for the BSCM or Basics of Supply Chain Management CPIM certification exam.
Introduction to Materials Management, Seventh Edition has a plethora of handy graphs, charts, and diagrams in order to demonstrate the major points of the text. A highly useful index is provided at the end of the text. In short this textbook remains an excellent resource as well as learning tool to benefit all high end college courses, with its focus on introductory materials management.
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