While the commercial sector has been rapidly adopting modern, information-based supply chain systems--in order to remain competitive in the worldwide marketplace--the shift to such systems in the public sector has met with significant resistance and has moved far more slowly. Transforming Government Supply Chain Management provides the insights and expertise to overcoming this inertia. In the first half of the book, the editors provide a primer on supply chain management, an overview of innovative practices and tools, and a blueprint for government-wide transformation. The second half consists of 10 case studies of public and private sector qsuccess stories.qA aquot;manual buyaquot; is defined as the traditional paper-intensive procurement activity that starts with the user manually filling ... For purchases under $2, 500, authorized users can purchase items directly (much like a consumer credit card purchase).
|Title||:||Transforming Government Supply Chain Management|
|Author||:||Jacques S. Gansler, Robert E. Luby|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2004|