The increasing importance of the supply chain as a whole in the business world as the backbone of any company makes its strategy in the managerial, long-term decision making a very important leadership role within companies.
Strategic Supply Chain Management provides examples of best practice and effective supply chain strategic leadership for managerial teams who have previously been operating on a tactical or operational level, as well as students who need to learn about applying the theories of strategic supply chain management in practice.
There are short cases within each chapter and long cases at the end of each chapter.
Strategic Supply Chain Management introduces concepts and tools which will enable successful buyer-supplier relationships and effective organizational leadership and talent management.
Samir Dani also includes extensive coverage of the technological side of strategic supply chain management, including RFID, barcodes, logistics technology, automated warehouses and omnichannel.
He also examines future trends, such as big data, the Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous systems and artificial intelligence.