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Supply chain management

Our selection of books, articles, links and guides can help you with finding and managing suppliers, purchasing, managing stock and managing supply disruption.

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Featured eBook 

Global supply chain management
Drake, Matt (Business Expert Press, 2012) 
An introduction for readers at all levels of experience to cutting-edge methods and strategies for global sourcing and global distribution, through the discussion of current research and case study vignettes from companies across the world.

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Featured report

Supply chain resilience report
Study from the Business Continuity Institute (BCI). The report explores the role of technology and big data in supply chains, relevant insurance products, reputation, business continuity, and collaboration. Published November 2018.

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eBooks

The Library provides full text access to a selection of key business and reference eBooks from leading publishers. eBooks are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users. If you are unable to access an eBook, please see our Help and support advice or contact library@icaew.com.

Winning with partners: a practical guide to international expansion for SMEs

Step by step guide to managing a small-to-medium size company (SME) with a view to international expansion. Includes sections on reducing risk created by working with parters, finding distribution networks, attracting finance and increasing earnings. Chiefly aimed at technology-oriented SMEs.

Insightful quality: beyond continuous improvement

Proposes an approach to operations management that can go beyond continuous improvement in managing quality, operations, new product and service development, and the supply chain. Argues that continuous incremental change is not sufficient for organisational success.

Sustainable operations and closed loop supply chains

Tools and strategies for building a socially and environmentally responsible supply chain. Includes detailed metrics for analysing a business and making it economically sustainable while accommodating social issues and green policies. Written from a US perspective on business sustainability.

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Useful links

Global supply chain report 2018
Annual CDP report looking at 89 large companies and their efforts to create sustainable supply chains.

Omni-channel report 2015
EY surveyed 42 senior supply chain executives to explore how omni-channel can help in delivering profitability for the consumer goods and retail industry.

The financial risk lurking in your supply chain
Advice on how CFOs should go about delving into supply chain risks to become champions of supply chain resilience, including a list of questions to ask supply chain managers on a quarterly basis. A February 2015 article by Jeffrey A. Burchill for CFO.com.

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