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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 & Distribution Science by J. Bartholdi & S. Hackman
Periodically updated by the faculty at the Supply Chain Logistics Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology. Topics include: Warehouse operations; material flow; layout; slotting; order-picking; material handling;automation; cross-docking;safety stock and more.
Inventory Planning & Management
APICS Supply Chain Council Frameworks
RFID - Radio Frequency Identification System