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Supply Chain: Warehouse & Materials Management

Focus on purchasing, materials management and logistics

About Materials Management

The Association for Supply Chain Management (formerly APICS),  defines materials management as:

  • The grouping of management functions supporting the complete cycle of material flow, from the purchase and internal control of production materials to the planning and control of work in process to the warehousing, shipping, and distribution of the finished product.  Source:  APICS Dictionary

Warehouse Science - Textbook - Georgia Institute of Technology

Warehouse Benchmarks

APICS Supply Chain Council Frameworks