Supply Chain

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Tom Wallace has been involved with a substantial number of companies that have dramactically improved their forecasting processes and gained sharp improvements in customer service. Bob Stahl has spent the last 30 years on leading edge processes for manufacturing, logistics, and supply chain management. He is a developer, teacher, writer, and consultant with an extremely strong track record of successes. Bob is a founding partner of the Supply-Chain Partnership.
Author 2Robert A. Stahl Author 4Thomas F. Wallace
Ethical Supply Chain Management is study of universal values such as human rights, obeying a country’s legal rules & regulations, concern for health and safety etc. in modern supply chains which encompasses a number of partnering firms. It becomes imperative to understand whether the focal firm which is responsible for designing and managing the supply network is able to establish responsibility and ethics in all relationships while structuring role, responsibility and rewards among partners while serving the ultimate customer. The book is based on empirical research conducted on Indian firms with such issues. The book analyses the data to arrive at a lucid perspective of practice in India. About the Authors N. Chandrasekaran , Ph.D, CSCP is Director, Centre for Logistics & SCM, LIBA, Chennai and & Vice President – Corporate Affairs, Take Solutions Ltd, Chennai. He has about 25 years corporate experience in areas relating to Strategic Management, Mergers and Acquisitions, Valuations, Corporate restructuring and Supply chain management. He has been an adjunct faculty with LIBA and teaches courses on Supply chain management, Services Operations and Strategy. He authored two text books and published a number of articles in the professional journals. / M Ramasubramaniam Ph.D. CSCP is an Assistant Professor with a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Masters Degree in Industrial engineering from Bharathiar University Coimbatore. He has a Doctorate in Operations Management from Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. He has over 5 Years of teaching experience. He had earlier worked as an Operations Research consultant for Increv Solutions India Limited. He has published papers in International journals and participated in many conferences. He is at present attached to the TAKE-LIBA Centre of Excellence in Logistics & Supply Chain Management conducting courses in Operations Management, Computer Applications and Supply Chain Management. P. Maria Joseph Christie , S.J, M.Sc., M.B.A., Ph.D. is the Director of the Institute with long academic experience. Has presented research papers in several national and international conferences and has also published research articles in reputed management journals. Was a visiting Faculty member at several management institutes in India and abroad. He is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma, the honour society for Collegiate Business Schools, USA. Fr. Christie, an approved Ph.D. guide, handles subjects in the area of Decision Sciences. Paul Fernandes SJ , M.A. (Economics) and M.A. (Ethics) KU Leuven, Belgium, PGDM (XLRI), Ph.D. (Germany). After graduating from XLRI in 1986, he worked at XIM, Bhubaneswar from 1989 till 1993, in the capacity of administrator and financial controller. He had the opportunity to study at various places Mangalore, Ahmedabad, Patna, Ranchi, Pune and understand the richness of our Indian culture and thought.
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Indian economy is growing at 6-7 percent per annum and with it, there is growth in the percentage of disposable income with Indian middle class. In addition, banks are offering attractive instruments like credit cards and personal loans to the consumers. All this is translating into larger demand for consumer durable and nondurable products in Indian market. Also with the growth in the economy, there is an increasing demand for imported raw materials, consumables and finished products. Exports are also rising as demand for Indian products is increasing in the overseas markets. All these developments are creating more and more demand for logistics services. One of the constraints faced by India is the logistics cost which is about 14 percent of its GDP, as against 9.5 percent in USA and 7.5 percent in Europe. To bridge this gap and to reduce the transaction cost, Indian government is investing about US $ 30 billion annually on improving the logistics infrastructure. This investment still trails behind that of USA and China and is set to increase in future to provide better connectivity to India with rest of the world. There is already an increasing demand for trained logistics professionals which is bound to increase further with the expanding operations of ports, airports, shipping lines, airlines, inland container depots, logistics service providers etc. This book covers various aspects of logistics in international business . It is useful for the students of logistics, supply chain management, international business, materials management etc. An attempt is made to extensively cover the syllabi of MBA, MIB and MFT courses of various Universities and renowned institutes. Practicing managers in the logistics and supply chain management areas would also find this book ideal for their reference. The book systematically covers all the important areas such as Marketing Logistics System, Characteristics of Shipping Industry, Shipping Conferences, Multimodal Transport Operations, Air Transport, Electronic Data Interchange, Maritime Frauds and World Trade Organisation and maritime industry etc. The book also contains commonly used abbreviations and important terminologies. Case studies and highlights of logistics related recent events too are included for the benefit of readers. Salient features Complete coverage of various components of logistics. Case Studies for situation analysis and discussions. Each topic is followed by exercises. Highlights of recent logistics related events. Glossary of abbreviations and commonly used terms. Illustrations, flow diagrams and maps. About the Author Dr. Rajiv Aserkar is Professor at SP Jain Center of Management Dubai, Singapore, where he is in charge of Operations Management specialization courses for Executive MBA program. In addition he teaches courses in Logistics, Transportation Management and Supply Chain Management in their Global MBA program. Prior to this, Dr. Aserkar has also worked with Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) at their Dubai Campus and with International Institute of Foreign Trade and Research at Indore. He has written a number of articles on the subjects of Logistics and World Trade Organization for Indian as well as International Journals. Dr. Aserkar is a regular participant and speaker in the seminars and conferences on Logistics and Infrastructure related subjects. He has also worked as consultant to a number of organizations in India and abroad. Dr. Rajiv Aserkar is a Mechanical Engineer from Shri G.S. Institute of Technology and Science, Indore and he has done his Post Graduate Diploma in International Trade from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi. He has a wide corporate experience with reputed organizations like Kirloskar Pneumatics Ltd., Pune, Saeed Bin Nasser Al Hashar, Oman and Wanson (India) Pvt. Ltd. Pune as senior executive responsible for export development and logistics. Dr. Aserkar has traveled extensively to Europe, Middle East, South East Asia and SAARC countries for export promotion and for participating in international trade fairs and conferences.
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After securing Ph. D. degree - for his researches on the earnest phase of the history of Indian shipping - from Mumbai University in 1964, Dr. Hariharan's professional career spanned over four decades in leading shipping organisations, the last being the Scindia Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. wherefrom be retired as a senior executive (research) in 1988. Presently he is a practising consultant in shipping management and training. Dr. Hariharan is an ardent researcher and has written six books, edited two volumes and contributed over 60 research papers / articles on shipping and allied fields. The fourth edition of his book `Containerisation and Multimodal Transport in India' will be released soon. He is a popular visiting faculty lecturing on shipping management subjects in nautical, marine engineering colleges and in management institutes in and outside Mumbai since years. He has specialised in history and development of ocean transport, economics of sea transport, commercial, technological and legal aspects of shipping, containerisation and multimodal transport. Dr. Hariharan was on the Board of Container Corporation of India during 1996-98. He served as national coordinator for India in UNCTAD's training project on shipping for eight years and helped in imparting training to numerous shipping executives. His services were recognised by the World Trade Institute of World Trade Centre, Mumbai, by presenting him Best Faculty - 1997 - Award. Further, the Indian Institute of Materials Management awarded him at national level `Best faculty of 2000' Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4
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He has been a Shipping Management Consultant for more than three decades. He worked in a shipping agency for a few years and over 23 years in Scindia Steam Navigation Co. Ltd holding important positions and retired in 1988. He has been visiting faculty to leading maritime training Institutes.
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