Supply Chain Management
A supply chain should be viewed as a single entity that is guided by strategic decision making
Keith R.Oliver Senior VP and Michael D.Webber (Consultants in Booz, Allen & Hamilton), 1982 Supply-chain management: logistics catches up with strategy.
SCM as an integrative philosophy to manage the total flow of a distribution channel from the supplier to
Lisa M.Ellram (ASU), Matha C.Cooper (Ohio State University) 1990
The main stated objectives of the Supply Chain Managment are to lower costs and improve customer service.