This book contains over 30 action-oriented case studies from leading companies operating in Europe, Asia, USA, Australia and Africa including Brother International, Nike Europe, Fiat Auto Spa, Pepsi Cola International, Zimbabwe Dairy Marketing Board, Almarai Ltd., Eastman Kodak Singapore and The US Department of Environment. It meets the growing demand for cases in logistics and supply chain management that bridge the gap between theory and practice. Each case takes a multi-disciplinary and cross-functional approach to business and will be highly relevant to students taking courses in logistics and supply chain management, distribution, purchasing and supplies management, marketing, manufacturing operations, business policy, international business and organisational behaviour.
David L. Taylor is a former assistant principal at Bloomington High School North in Bloomington, Indiana. In addition to being a school administrator, Mr. Taylor is certified as a Journeyman Tool and Die Maker and has more than 30 years' experience in manufacturing, technical training, and training management. He holds a Master of Science degree in adult education from Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in vocational-technical education from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Mr. Taylor has taught machine trades and blueprint reading courses at the Erie #1 Board of Cooperative Education Center (BOCES), Howard G. Sackett BOCES Vocational Center, and Jamestown Community College, in New York State.