Introduction to Materials Management, 9th edition

  • Tony K. Arnold, 
  • Steve Chapman, 
  • Lloyd M. Clive, 
  • Ann K. Gatewood

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Introduction to Materials Management is widely adopted by colleges and universities worldwide. It covers the essentials of modern supply chain management, including manufacturing, purchasing, distribution and quality management. The Association for Supply Chain Management recommends this text as the reference for certification prep for CPIM exams. Because it avoids complex mathematics, it's suitable for a wide audience of students in materials management and supply chain courses.

The 9th Edition digs deeper into the interdependence of all aspects of supply chain management. A new chapter ties together supply chain-related issues once addressed individually. Additional content considers the impact of technology across processes.

Published by Pearson (January 4th 2022) - Copyright © 2023

ISBN-13: 9780137565764

Subject: Engineering Technology

Category: Materials Management


  1. Introduction to Materials Management
  2. Production Planning System
  3. Master Scheduling
  4. Material Requirements Planning
  5. Capacity Management
  6. Production Activity Control
  7. Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management
  8. Purchasing
  9. Forecasting and Demand Management
  10. Inventory Fundamentals
  11. Order Quantities
  12. Independent Demand Ordering Systems
  13. Physical Inventory and Warehouse Management
  14. Physical Distribution
  15. Products and Processes
  16. Lean Production
  17. Total Quality Management

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