Retail supply chain management pdf,ebook,lecture notes download for MBA


Feb 19, 2015
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This is a awesome ebook on Retail supply chain management for all the student pursuing management courses or MBA. This ebook is in PDF format for you all to download. You can also find lecture notes and handouts in this section which will really help you during your exams.However, the topics covered in this ebook are as follows:

Retail supply chain management

Defining the Retail Supply Chain

Introduction; More than Stores; Defining the terms: Supply Chain and Supply Chain Management; the Importance of Customer Segments; Adding Value along the Chain; Types of Supply Chain Business; Supply Chain Component Data.A Changing World: Moving Toward Comparative Advantage Basics on Comparative Advantage; Concept of Distance; Revenue Control, Workforce Cost, Fixed Cost,
Purchased Item Cost.

Drivers of Retail Supply Chain Change

Importance of Drivers; Innovation Driver; Extended Product Design; Globalization; Flexibility Imperative – the Ultimate Capability; Process Centered Management.

Path to the Customer

Meeting Market Needs – Dimensions; Role of Specifications; Nature of Demand; Quality Function Deployment Tool: QFD Overview, Supply Chain QFD Example. Product Types – Value to the Customer The Product Life Cycle; Innovative and Functional Products; Market Research Costs

Product Types

Retail Supply Chain Management – Skill Required Five Tasks for SCM Excellence; Assessing Retail SCM Skills

The Demand Driven Supply Chain

Vision for the Demand – Driven Supply Chain; the Path from Forecast Driven to Demand Driven; DemaDriven Tools and Techniques; Sponsoring the Demand Driven Supply Chain. Product Tracking Along Retail Supply Chains Low Tech Retailing; Beyond Basic Bar Codes; Radio Frequency identification: The Retail Application; Active RFID; RFID Applications; Tracking in Transit; Future of Product Tracking

Understanding supply Chain Costs

Barriers to Cost Visibility; Goal: Activity – Based Costing by Product; The Starting Point (I - A); Department
Costs with Capital Recovery (II - B); Multi-Company Process Cost (III – C)


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