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Course Undergraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE478
Subject Title Supply Chain Management


Introduction and a strategic view of supply chains – evolution of supply chain management (SCM) – decision phases in a supply chain – enablers of supply chain performance – supply chain strategy and performance measures – achieving strategic fit – network design in the supply chain – supply chain drivers and obstacles – operations decisions in supply chains – forecasting, aggregate planning – inventory control in supply chain – sourcing decisions in supply chain – supplier selection – transportation in supply chain – routing and scheduling using savings matrix method – coordination in supply chain – bullwhip effect – enabling supply chain management through information technology.

Text Books

1.Chopra, S. and Meindl, P., Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, and Operation, Pearson Prentice Hall of India (2007).


1. Levi, D. S., Kaminsky, P., Levi, E. S., and Shankar, R., Designing and Managing the Supply Chain: Concepts, Strategies, and Case Studies, Tata McGraw-Hill (2008).

2. Stadtler, H. and Kilger, C., Supply Chain Management and Advanced Planning: Concepts, Models, Software and Case Studies, 3rd ed., Springer-Verlag (2003).

3. Shapiro, J. F., Modeling the Supply Chain, Thomson Learning (2007).

4. Vollmann, T. E., Berry, W. L., Whybark, D. C., and Jacobs, F. R., Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management, Tata McGraw-Hill (2006).