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Supply Chain Management and Advanced Planning: Concepts, Models, Software and Case Studies [Hardcover]

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Supply Chain Management concerns organizational aspects of integrating

legally separated firms as well as coordinating material

and information flows within a production-distribution network.

Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) systems being used for

transaction handling and order execution in most firms today have

been supplemented by Advanced Planning Systems (APS) for

coordinating flows, exploiting bottlenecks and keeping due dates.

This book provides insights regarding the concepts underlying

APS. Special emphasis is given to modelling supply chains and

implementing APS in industry successfully. Understanding is enhanced

through the use of case studies as well as an introduction to the solution

algorithms used.

For the third edition the content of the book has been updated

thoroughly taking into account latest APS software developments,

research results and experiences with APS implementation projects.

Two new case studies have been added resulting in a total

of six case studies now covering a wide range of industrial sectors

and ideas to implement APS successfully. Finally, a new chapter on "Purchasing & Material

Requirements Planning" complements the description of APS.

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Pages   512
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.4" Width: 6.3" Height: 1.4"
Weight:   1.75 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Nov 18, 2004
Publisher   Springer
ISBN  3540220658  
ISBN13  9783540220657  

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great book  Feb 29, 2008
this book explain basic things like logistic and supply chain, but don`t get deeper in it, the bes book ever for logistic and supply chain management is STRATEGIC LOGISTIC MANAGEMENT, FROM JAMES STOCK AND DOUGLAS LAMBERT MCGARW HILL
Advanced Planning  Jun 24, 2006
Any review of supply chain management in general has to begin with Michael Porter's 1985 (now available in a 1998 edition) best seller "Competitive Advantage." For software, one would begin with Christopher Koch's "The ABCs of Supply Chain Management" where he states "Supply chain management software is possibly the most fractured group of software applications on the planet. . . . No one has a complete package." and then move on to the EDIGuys "Supply Chain Information Systems" for specifics on the background, buzz, and hype. But, if you are interested in applying modelling and associated quantitative methods (Advanced Planning) to the supply chain management paradigm, then there is probably no better place to begin than Stadtler and Kilgers book. They lead you through concepts to implementation with six case studies from various industries. And, the supplementary material covering forecast methods, linear and mixed integer programming, genetic algorithms, and constraint programming is invaluable.
Contents  Oct 9, 2005
For the ones who are interested

PART I. Basics of supply chain management

1. Supply chain management - An overview
1.1 Definitions
1.2 Building blocks
1.3 Origins

2. Supply chain analysis
2.1 Motivation and goals
2.2 Process modelling
2.3 Performance measurement
2.4 Inventory analysis

3. Types of supply chains
3.1 Motivation and basics
3.2 Functional attributes
3.3 Structural attributes
3.4 Example for the consumer goods industry
3.5 Example for the computer assembly

4. Advanced Planning
4.1 What is Planning
4.2 Planning tasks along the supply chain
4.3 Examples of type-specific planning tasks and planning concepts

PART II. Concepts of advanced planning systems

5. Structure of advanced planning systems

6. Strategic network planning
6.1 Components of the strategic network design problem
6.2 Review of models in the literature
6.3 Modelling strategic supply chain design
6.4 SNP Modules in advanced planning systems
6.5 Conclusions

7. Demand planning
7.1 A demand planning framework
7.2 Statistical forecasting techniques
7.3 Incorporation of judgmental factors
7.4 Additional features

8. Master planning
8.1 The decision situation
8.2 Model building
8.3 Generating a plan

9. Demand fulfilment and ATP
9.1 Available-to-promise
9.2 Allocated ATP
9.3 Order promising

10. Production planning and scheduling
10.1 Description of the decision situation
10.2 How to proceed from a model to a production schedule
10.3 Model building
10.4 Updating production schedules
10.5 Number of planning levels and limitations

11. Purchasing and material requirements planning
11.1 Basics of material management planning
11.2 Generation and timing of uncritical orders
11.3 Quantity discounts and supplier selection

12. Distribution and transport planning
12.1 Panning situations
12.2 Models

13. Coordination and integration
13.1 Coordination of APS modules
13.2 Integration of APS
13.3 Supply chain event management

14. Collaborative planning
14.1 Introduction
14.2 Types of collaborations
14.3 A generic collaboration process
14.4 Software support

PART III. Implementing advanced planning systems

15. The definition of a supply chain project
15.1 Supply chain evaluation
15.2 Supply chain potential analysis
15.3 Project roadmap

16. The selection process
16.1 Creation of a short list
16.2 APS requirements
16.3 Implementation and integration
16.4 Post-implementation effort and support model

17. The implementation process
17.1 The APS implementation project
17.2 Modelling phases of an APS-project

PART IV. Actual APS and case studies

18. Architecture of selected APS
18.1 i2 Technologies - i2 Six.One
18.2 Peoplesoft - EnterpriseOne Supply chain planning
18.3 SAP - APO

19. SCM in a pharmaceutical company
19.1 Case description
19.2 Objectives of project
19.3 Planning process
19.4 Results and lessons learned

20. Food and beverages
20.1 Case description
20.2 Aim of the project
20.3 Model building in Peoplesoft Strategic Network Optimization
20.4 Implementing the Master Planning Model
20.5 Results and lessons learned

21. Computer assembly
21.1 Description of the computer assembly case
21.2 Scope and objectives
21.3 Planning process in detail
21.4 Summary and lessons learned

22. Demand planning of styrene plastics
22.1 Description of the supply chain
22.2 The architecture of the planning system
22.3 Model building with SAP APO Demand planning
22.4 The demand planning process of the styrene plastics division
22.5 Concluding remarks

23. Semiconductor manufacturing
23.1 Case description
23.2 Objectives of project
23.3 Model building with i2 Factory planner
23.4 Lessons learned

24. Scheduling of synthetic granulate
24.1 Case description
24.2 Objectives
24.3 Modelling the production process in APO PP/DS
24.4 Planning process
24.5 Results and lessons learned

PART V. Conclusions and outlook

25. Conclusions and outlook

PART VI. Supplement

26. Forecast methods
26.1 Forecasting for seasonality and trend
26.2 Initialization of trend and seasonal coefficients

27. Linear and mixed integer programming
27.1 Linear programming
27.2 Pure integer and mixed integer programming
27.3 Remarks and recommendations

28. Genetic algorithms
28.1 General idea
28.2 Population and individuals
28.3 Evaluation and selection of individuals
28.4 Recombination and mutation
28.5 Conclusions

29. Constraint programming
29.1 Overview and general idea
29.2 Constraint satisfaction problems
29.3 Constraint propagation
29.4 Search algorithms
29.5 Concluding remarks

A very broad view of Supply Chain Management and APS  Jan 13, 2002
This book will give every reader a very good view of the Supply Chain Management concepts. It will take the reader from the Strategic point of view, through the Demand Planning Systems to the Advance Planning Systems. A very good book to put every concept into a global perspective, with some case studies that will help the reader to make the transition from the theory to the pratical aspect of Supply Chain Information Systems.
State-of-the Art thinking on Supply Chain Management  Oct 10, 2001
I was pleasantly surprised and impressed with the high quality and standard of the book, Supply Chain Management and Advanced Planning. It reflects state-of-the-art thinking as well as current views, and contains up-to-date case studies of supply chain management and advanced planning systems. There is no doubt that the authors are working at the cutting edge of the supply chain management field. They show intimate knowledge of practical advanced planning applications as well as implementation issues around a variety of commercially available software systems.

Recent information technology developments have changed modern manufacturing organizations dramatically. We have witnessed the introduction of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, such as SAP and BAAN, aimed at integrating internal processes in an organization. These systems cut across multiple functional areas and provide a corporate wide database with all the relevant data of an organization. Many believed that these systems would address all the problems and lead to drastic improvements of business performance. This focus on internal processes, however, was not sufficient since, in a sense, it was not able to cope with the exceptions and with the variability that confront organizations on a daily basis. State-of-the-art planning procedures, provided by Advanced Planning Systems (APS), are required to allow organizations to reduce the amount of exceptional situations. An APS exploits the environment created by ERP systems and this has created major breakthroughs in enterprise wide planning. The impact has spread wider to collaborative planning amongst supply chain partners. This book is devoted to Advanced Planning Systems, the concepts underlying these, the current limitations of APS, how it links and interacts with ERP systems, what is required for successful implementation, etc. Through using, testing and implementing APS modules developed by companies such as i2 Technologies, J.D. Edwards and SAP A.G., the authors gained many insights. Practical real-world experiences are captured in the various chapters of the book.

This book covers an immense quantity of Supply Chain Management material. It is presented in a logical and easily understandable way. Here and there it is obvious that the authors are not fully comfortable with English but it is not very distracting. The book is comprehensive and the different aspects of supply chain management are outlined in great detail. I found the book a real pleasure to work through. What impressed me most was the ease with which the authors of the various chapters dealt with complex and sometimes very interrelated supply chain aspects. From a personal point of view, the emphasis on quantitative tools to assist and improve planning was very encouraging. This is something that is not recognized and appreciated enough. This book is a must for every logistics professional. Buying this book will be a worthwhile investment!


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