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Human Capital Supply Chains: Book Review
“Goods are uniform and people are unique.” Too obvious? Maybe, but with the success that supply chain management (SCM) has brought to manufacturers, it’s time

la supply chain management  book is written à la “for Dummies,” presenting complicated concepts in simple terms in order to be able to convey their message to readers with little or no supply chain expertise.   Author Expertise Giehll’s experience in manufacturing, coupled with his vision of a highly effective human capital strategy, provide a solid practical grounding for this book. Moss’s experience with total quality management, human capital procurement, and staffing vendor management add to the book’s depth. Taking

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Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues for a complete solution, this knowledge base will support your evaluation of an SCM suite. 

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