UNIT I :
Supply chain management-meaning, definition, need and evolution-traditional and
modern approaches to SCM-key issues in SCM-phases of SCM-SCM and its relation to
other departments in the organization.
UNIT II :
Operations management in SCM: Type of manufacturing systems-lean manufacturing -
mass customization - outsourcing-service operations management - managing supply and
Procurement for supply chain: Type of purchases-inventory models-inventory counting
systems-universal bar code-materials requirement planning-just in time and vendor
Logistics management: Elements of logistics management-supply chain integrationinnovations
in SCM-retail logistics-distribution management and strategies-transportation
management-warehousing and warehouse management systems-packaging for logisticsthird
party logistics-GPS and GIS technologies.
Global issues in SCM: Forces behind globalization-world class SCM-world class demand
management (WCDM)-world class logistics management (WCLM).