Written in a simple and user-friendly style, this book covers all the basics of supply chain management and production and inventory control. It is the only book listed in the APICS-The Educational Society for Resource Management CPIM Exam Content Manual as the text reference for the Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) CPIM certification examination.
15 separate chapters discuss an introduction to materials management, production planning system, master scheduling, material requirements planning, capacity management, production activity control, purchasing, forecasting, inventory fundamentals, order quantities, independent demand ordering systems, physical inventory and warehouse management, physical distribution, products and processes, just-in-time manufacturing, and total quality management.
For business personnel whose job functions include materials management, and production and inventory control.
A simple language text for undergraduate students in both technical and business programs. Covers manufacturing planning and control systems, purchasing, and physical distribution. Used by the American Production and Inventory Control Society in their fundamentals courses, and in Australian, South African, French and British colleges. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)