Materials and Purchasing Management

ISBN Number : 978-93-5051-736-9

Student Price : Rs.460

Student Dollar Price : 18$

Library Price : Rs.750

Library Dollar Price : 30$

Book Edition : Second

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 402

Book Weight :544

About The Book

Materials constitute a substantial part of the cost of production. Effective materials management has, therefore, the potential to improve the overall profitability of the organizations. This book "Materials and Purchasing Management" covers the essential R`s of materials management, viz, the right quantity, the right quality, the right price, the right time, and the right place of materials. It explains the whole area of purchasing, the inventory, the stores and warehousing. It is a good companion for all those who study this either at graduate or postgraduate level.


Book Content of Materials and Purchasing Management
  1. Nature and Scope of Materials
  2. Purchasing Principles, Practices and Procedures
  3. Materials Planning
  4. Managing Quality
  5. Quality Control and Improvement
  6. Materials Specifications
  7. Sources of Supply: Vendor Selection and Rating
  8. Buyer-Seller Negotiations
  9. Pricing Theory, Pricing Practices and Contracts
  10. Purchase of Capital Equipment and Leasing
  11. Make-or-Buy
  12. Value Analysis
  13. Import Purchasing
  14. Independent Demand Inventory
  15. Dependent Demand Inventory: Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
  16. Receiving and Store-Keeping
  17. Waste Management - Management of Surplus and Scrap
  18. Materials Handling Equipment
  19. Classification and Codification
  20. Purchasing Personnel Management
  21. Evaluation of Purchasing Performance
  22. Legal Aspects of Purchasing
  23. Transportation and Traffic Management
  24. Logistics Management
  25. Government as a Purchaser
  26. Materials Management as a Profession

About The Author

S.A. Chunawalla has degrees in commerce, pharmacy and management. He has taught the marketing related subjects to the students of the BBA programme of Sardar Patel University, Vidya Nagar. At present he is a communication consultant in Mumbai. He has guided present he is a communication consultant in Mumbai. He has guided research projects of many management students. Some of his books such as Product Management are very popular with the students all over the country.

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