Ch 12: AMA PCM Exam: Supply Chain & Channel Management

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Study this chapter's lessons to learn about supply chain management and logistics for the AMA PCM Certification Exam. Our lesson structure makes learning enjoyable and we're always available on your schedule.

AMA PCM Exam: Supply Chain & Channel Management - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, our instructors show you the elements of the supply chain and explain the goals of supply chain management. You'll also study logistics management and discover how intermediaries can be useful in this process. These lessons are relevant to the assessment's Domain 6: Value Delivery section, which is the equivalent of 10% of the AMA PCM Certification Exam. Additional topics covered in the chapter include:

  • Supply channel: importance of cooperation
  • Supply chain: technology and measurement
  • Marketing channel: definition and function

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5 Lessons in Chapter 12: AMA PCM Exam: Supply Chain & Channel Management
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Supply Chain Management: Elements & Goals

1. Supply Chain Management: Elements & Goals

Supply chains and their efficient management may mean the difference between success and failure for a business. In this lesson, you'll learn about the elements of the supply chain and the key goals businesses seek in managing their supply chains.

Logistics of Goods and Services

2. Logistics of Goods and Services

Logistics management is essential for the proper functioning of a supply chain and for successfully serving customers. In this lesson, you'll learn about the role of logistics in supply chain management and how intermediaries can be used in the process.

Systems That Influence Cooperation in the Supply Channel

3. Systems That Influence Cooperation in the Supply Channel

The supply chain is an interconnected group of players involved in taking a product from concept to the consumer's hands. Cooperation between parties as they interface is necessary to provide customer satisfaction.

Supply Chain Management: Technology, Measurement, Relationship & Material Integration

4. Supply Chain Management: Technology, Measurement, Relationship & Material Integration

Marketing managers realize how distribution can be costly if there is not an efficient plan in place. Supply chain management is a strategy that allows seamless integration of all pieces of the distribution chain.

Marketing Channel: Definition and Function in the Marketplace

5. Marketing Channel: Definition and Function in the Marketplace

In this lesson, we'll learn about the marketing channel, which allows producers to deliver their product to consumers in the correct quantity, type and location. Without help from additional channel members, most companies would not be able to increase their target market reach and satisfy their customer needs.

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