Top 10 Supply Chain Management Books

Supply chain management aims to control and streamline the link from the process of production to shipment, and finally to the distribution of the products, helping companies to cut costs and deliver products faster to the consumers.

Every supply chain leader’s priority is continuous education so that they can stay on top. This can be done by reading books of supply chain management and clubbing it with your experiences so that your strategies can be improved.

Out of all of the options available, we have given a list of top 10 supply chain management books that will narrow down your choices.

1. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: A LOGISTIC APPROACH

Written by John J. Goyle, This supply chain management book is a logistics perspective that focuses on the blending of logistic theory with practical application.

With an insight to real-world companies, applied examples of managerial experiences, each chapter are accompanied by short cases on what knowledge has the students acquired in the given chapter.

The availability of supply chain technology boxes helps the students to relate to technological developments, concepts of supply chain management, also considering the global changes that take place.

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Supply Chain Management: A Logistics Perspective
  • Hardcover Book
  • Coyle, John J. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 672 Pages - 03/01/2016 (Publication Date) - Cengage Learning (Publisher)

2.ESSENTIALS OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (ESSENTIAL SERIES)

Written by Michael Hugos who is also the co-founder of Supply Chain Management Globe, this reference book is a bestselling guide to the field of supply chain management. It provides coverage of necessary detail from a real-world perspective with practical examples.

Published in its fourth edition, an easy to use supply chain management book, it serves as a reference for managers in search of tips and techniques that can change a supply chain into a source of competition at its maximum efficiency.

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Essentials of Supply Chain Management (Essentials Series)
  • Hugos, Michael H. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 368 Pages - 03/13/2018 (Publication Date) - Wiley (Publisher)

3. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT – STRATEGY, PLANNING, AND OPERATION

This reference book is best suitable for courses of MBA, engineering master, or undergraduates in the field of supply chain management. This supply chain management book is written by Sunil Chopra, whose one of the research interests lies in supply chain and logistics management. Reaching its seventh edition, this book provides readers with all the necessary practical tools needed to solve supply chain problems while using a strategic framework.

The case study examples given in this book provide knowledge on both the good and bad effects of supply chain management.

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Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, and Operation (What's New in Operations Management)
  • Hardcover Book
  • Chopra, Sunil (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 528 Pages - 01/03/2018 (Publication Date) - Pearson (Publisher)

4. PRINCIPLES OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT -A BALANCED APPROACH

This reference book provides you with a step by step guide of the supply chain management activity sharpening your management skills with the help of cases, problems, questions, and practices given in this book.

Written by Joel D. Wisner who has given improved strategies in the field of the supply chain and a number of his articles have been published in journals. Students are taken through a well-balanced approach in the field of supply chain management. Important processes beginning from the operations, purchasing, logistics up to process integration can be reviewed.

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Principles of Supply Chain Management: A Balanced Approach
  • Hardcover Book
  • Wisner, Joel D. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 576 Pages - 01/01/2018 (Publication Date) - Cengage Learning (Publisher)

5. STRATEGIC SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: THE FIVE CORE DISCIPLINES FOR TOP PERFORMANCES, SECOND EDITION

As the name of this book suggests, this book is ideal for today’s economic environment by providing a good strategy for the supply chain management. Published in its second edition, this supply chain management has been popular among new companies that have helped their supply chains to become flexible, agile, and resilient.

With the given strategies, leaders can distinguish their business goals, learn to build beneficial relations with other leaders, and how to get the greatest values out of their supply chain.

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Strategic Supply Chain Management: The Five Core Disciplines for Top Performance, Second Editon
  • McGraw-Hill
  • Hardcover Book
  • Cohen, Shoshanah (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 320 Pages - 06/14/2013 (Publication Date) - McGraw Hill (Publisher)

6. LEAN SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

This book is written by Paul Myerson, who has more than 25 years of experience in the operations, strategies, and systems of supply chain management and has improved companies such as Unilever, General Electric, and so on. The book is a practical guide to organize your supply chain and logistics function, also providing advanced lean tools and lean implementation methodology. The implementation of these factors is assured to give you success.

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Lean Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Hardcover Book
  • Myerson, Paul (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 288 Pages - 02/27/2012 (Publication Date) - McGraw Hill (Publisher)

7. LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT ( FIFTH EDITION)

Stepping into its fifth edition this book is considered as the UK’s bestselling logistic and supply chain management book. This book contains all the necessary topics integrated to supply chain management that can help a business to prioritize its customers and cut costs from other unnecessary sections. Students and professionals can read this book to take your supply chain to the next level with the help of ideas, processes, and tools.

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Logistics & Supply Chain Management: Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • FT Press
  • Christopher, Martin (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 328 Pages - 02/26/2016 (Publication Date) - FT Press (Publisher)

8. OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: THE CORE

This reference book focuses on the core concepts and operations in the field of supply chains, with the help of analysis of data to solve all business problems. The core of every business is its operations and supply chain management, this book tackles all your needs in this field.

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Operations and Supply Chain Management: The Core
  • Hardcover Book
  • Jacobs, F. Robert (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 544 Pages - 02/04/2016 (Publication Date) - McGraw Hill (Publisher)

9. SUPPLY CHAIN LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

This book deals with the complete management of supply chains that are segregated into for parts beginning from the foundation, the strategies, and challenges related to administration and operational integration of logistics. This book also contains case studies, illustrated examples and questions that will help you enhance your business.

Supply Chain Logistics Management
  • Bowersox, Donald (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 03/29/2019 (Publication Date) - McGraw-Hill Education (Publisher)

10. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT FOR DUMMIES ( BUSINESS AND PERSONAL FINANCE)

This supply chain management book connects all the pieces of your business, from sales and marketing to purchasing. This resource book will help you join the dots and meet the needs of your suppliers, shareholders, and customers, which will help everyone impact the supply chain and give positive outcomes. Basic techniques and key concepts are described that will keep your business running smoothly.

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Supply Chain Management For Dummies (For Dummies (Business & Personal Finance))
  • Stanton, Daniel (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 368 Pages - 11/29/2017 (Publication Date) - For Dummies (Publisher)

Grasping all the available knowledge will help you improve your business. Every minute spent on reading these books will be worth it. These books have case studies, real-world examples, converting all the aspects related to supply chain Management that will reboot and make you a successful leader.

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