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Total Materials Management

Achieving Maximum Profits Through Materials/Logistics Operations

  • Eugene L. Magad
  • John M. Amos

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Materials/Logistics Management Concept and Organization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Eugene L. Magad, John M. Amos
      Pages 3-31
    3. Eugene L. Magad, John M. Amos
      Pages 32-60
  3. Planning and Control of Materials/Logistics Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Eugene L. Magad, John M. Amos
      Pages 63-102
    3. Eugene L. Magad, John M. Amos
      Pages 144-182
    4. Eugene L. Magad, John M. Amos
      Pages 183-210
  4. Procurement, Materials Flow, and Distribution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 245-245
    2. Eugene L. Magad, John M. Amos
      Pages 247-290
    3. Eugene L. Magad, John M. Amos
      Pages 291-326
    4. Eugene L. Magad, John M. Amos
      Pages 327-370
    5. Eugene L. Magad, John M. Amos
      Pages 371-418
  5. Implementation and Control of Materials/Logistics Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 419-419
    2. Eugene L. Magad, John M. Amos
      Pages 421-464
    3. Eugene L. Magad, John M. Amos
      Pages 465-506
    4. Eugene L. Magad, John M. Amos
      Pages 507-534
    5. Eugene L. Magad, John M. Amos
      Pages 535-564
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 565-575

About this book

Introduction

Reflecting the enhance role of materials/logistics management in today's competitive business environment, this new edition provides a fundamental understanding of the subject and its fuction in all sectors of the economy. It examines the vital area of customer service and shows how to implement a world class, integrated materials/logistics system that control activities starting with the supplier, through the company operation, and concluding with the satisfied customer. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Second Edition features new chapters on Just-In-Time and automation. Additional discussions include achieving world class competitiveness, ISO 9000 and organizational trends. Theoretical and practical examples of materials/logistics management are integrated with numerous real-life examples. This Second Edition of Total Materials Management presents accessible approaches for enhancing materials management/logistics, enabling personnel in purchasing, warehousing, physical distribution, materials handling, inventory control and production control to capitalize on vast opportunities for savings. This book is also an important resource for students in courses on materials/logistics management.

Keywords

automation distribution inventory logistics logistics management

Authors and affiliations

  • Eugene L. Magad
    • 1
  • John M. Amos
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Materials/Logistics ManagementWilliam Rainey Harper CollegeUSA
  2. 2.Industrial and Manufacturing Systems EngineeringKansas State UniversityUSA
  3. 3.Engineering ManagementUniversity of Missouri-RollaUSA

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