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Applied Materials Management
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Applied Materials Management



February 2009 | 191 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
Dealing with an important topic for all manufacturing units, this book discusses the procedures, policies and systems required to govern and monitor the systematic and cost-effective procurement of material and to manage related activities.

It deals in detail with the entire process of material management in its actual application. Key aspects focused on include: purchasing and how it works; sourcing the right material; management of inventories; international trade and materials management; and the logistics of material management.

 
Introduction
 
The Purchasing Function
 
Sourcing the Right Material
 
Inventory Management
 
Overseas Procurement in Materials Management
 
Further Related Issues in Overseas Procurement
 
Management of Transit Risk
 
Logistics of Materials Movement - the Vital Link

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