CONTENTS:- Purchase Management; Material management; Material planning MRP and JIT; Description of quality; Quality and inspection. Capital acquisition; Make or buy decisions; Purchasing research; Price determination and negotiations; Legal aspects of purchasing; Materials scheduling; Purchasing capital equipment; Material logistics-Material handling and warehousing; Traffic and transportation; disposal of scrap and obsolete materials; Inventory control; Material distribution control; Store of materials; and Management of information system: Materials.
Purchasing and materials management as a paper is being taught at M.Com, M.B.A. and other management courses at various universities and institutions. This book is designed as an introductory text to the above paper, encompassing vital information on all pertinent aspects. Thus the material presented here would be of interest as well as of great use to the students, teachers and professionals of management courses.