Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management, A Practitioner’s Perspective is based on both authors many years of experience working in the field of supply chain management. It addresses the most fundamental concepts and best practices of contemporary supply chain management from the tactical and strategic perspectives, and is based on supply chain operations in the real world. The text provides a comprehensive overview of the business processes, value creating activities, and best practices for managing the end-to-end supply chain – from forecasting and demand management, to sourcing and procurement, to sales and operations planning, and through logistics (i.e., warehousing, distribution and transportation), out to the customer. It provides a structured description of all the most important components in the topic area. It is a great resource for both undergraduate and master degree students.