Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Pathways to Supply Chain Excellence

Edited by Ales Groznik

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia


Yu Xiong

Queen's University, Canada

Over the last decade, supply chain management has advanced from the warehouse and logistics to strategic management. Integrating theory and practices of supply chain management, this book incorporates hands-on literature on selected topics of Value Creation, Supply Chain Management Optimization and Mass-Customization. These topics represent key building blocks in management decisions and highlight the increasing importance of the supply chains supporting the global economy. The coverage focuses on how to build a competitive supply chain using viable management strategies, operational models, and information technology. It includes a core presentation on supply chain management, collaborative planning, advanced planning and budgeting system, risk management and new initiatives such as incorporating anthropometry into design of products.

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Pathways to Supply Chain ExcellenceEdited by Ales Groznik

Published: March 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1783

ISBN: 978-953-51-0367-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5109-8

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

124232 Total Chapter Downloads

24 Crossref Citations

20 Web of Science Citations

43 Dimensions Citations


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1. From Advanced Planning System to Advanced Budgeting System: The Next Step in Supply Chain Management Software

By Pierre Fenies and Nikolay Tchernev


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2. Quantitative Models for Operational Risk to Implement Tobacco Supply Chain Strategies

By Ying Su, Yang Lei, Xiaodong Huang and Yuangang Dai


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3. Critical Factors Affecting Supply Chain Management: A Case Study in the US Pallet Industry

By Henry Quesada, Rado Gazo and Scarlett Sanchez


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4. A Potential Study of HUA–IT Market Aiming as a Collection and Distribution Center of Agricultural Products in Southern of Thailand

By Sakesun Suthummanon, Pallapat Penjamras, Somboon Jaroenjiratrakul, Sopin Suddsa-oad and Nikorn Sirivongpaisal


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5. Small Block of Supplier Shares Improve Trust Performance in Supply Chain Relationship

By Faieza Abdul Aziz and Saba Tolouei


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6. Reverse Logistics and the Role of Fourth Party Logistics Provider

By Roberta Pinna and Pier Paolo Carrus


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7. Environmental Impact of Supply Chains

By Aleš Groznik and Jure Erjavec


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8. Logistics and Supply Chains in Agriculture and Food

By Girma Gebresenbet and Techane Bosona


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9. Mass-Customization: From Personalized Products to Personalized Engineering Education

By Farrokh Mistree, Jitesh H. Panchal and Dirk Schaefer


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10. A Logistics Reference Model for Mass Customization

By Francesco Costantino, Giulio Di Gravio and Massimo Tronci


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11. Incorporating Anthropometry into Design of Products

By Bor-Shong Liu and Ching-Wen Lien


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