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Introduction to Materials Management, 7th edition

  • J R Tony Arnold
  • Stephen N. Chapman
  • Lloyd M. Clive

Published by Pearson (December 31st 2010) - Copyright © 2012

7th edition

Introduction to Materials Management

ISBN-13: 9780131376700

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For all courses in Materials Management, Production, Inventory Control, and Logistics taught in business and industrial technology departments of community colleges, four-year colleges, and universities.


Introduction to Materials Management, Seventh Edition covers all the essentials of modern supply chain management, manufacturing planning and control systems, purchasing, and physical distribution. Clearly written and exceptionally user-friendly, its content, examples, questions, and problems lead students step-by-step to mastery. This edition’s extensive updates include: new techniques, technology, and case studies; reorganized and expanded coverage of lean production and JIT manufacturing; new information on sustainability and “green” production; use of INCOTERMS for global supply chains; revised end-of-chapter problems, and more. Widely adopted by colleges and universities worldwide, this is the only APICS-listed reference text for the Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) CPIM certification examination.

Table of contents

1.         Introduction to Materials Management

2.         Production Planning System

3.         Master Scheduling

4.         Material Requirements Planning

5.         Capacity Management

6.         Production Activity Control

7.         Purchasing

8.         Forecasting

9.         Inventory Fundamentals

10.       Order Quantities

11.       Independent Demand Ordering Systems

12.       Physical Inventory and Warehouse Management

13.       Physical Distribution

14.       Products and Processes

15.       Just-in-Time Manufacturing and Lean Production

16.       Total Quality Management

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