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The Profitable Supply Chain: A Practitioner's Guide by Ramnath Ganesan

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Introduction

The increased importance of supply chain management (SCM) can be attributed to globalization, the shift toward outsourced and offshore manufacturing, and an increase in the number of products offered by a company. These trends have provided companies with unprecedented opportunities for growth, but at the risk of being driven out of business due to inefficient sales and operating models.

An important message of this book is that it is all too easy to make supply chain decisions that are detrimental to the performance of the company, and you therefore need to carefully evaluate each situation to protect against this possibility. The decision-making process is by no means perfect in most companies, with poor judgment, risk aversion, ...

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