ISBN 9780190749897
Author Badenhorst-Weiss et al
Edition 2nd


What are the critical components and concepts of supply chain management? Why do we need to be aware of the different supply chain network designs and performance drivers? What are the reasons for stock holding and what are the costs related to inventory management? How can proper supply chain management assist an organisation in creating a competitive advantage?

Supply Chain Management second edition provides a practical framework for students and demonstrates how organisations manage the enterprise-wide functions of supply in today’s business environment. The textbook covers discussions around current supply chain issues within South African and southern African contexts. The theory is pitched at an introductory level and contains appropriate technical and practical content to ensure that the textbook is relevant to students.


The textbook offers comprehensive coverage for undergraduate students who are studying transport and logistics as part of a degree or diploma, within a management qualification.