India’s first book on the subject, this is a resourceful compilation of recent concepts and case studies in the emerging area of Supply Chain Management, which has evolved over the years from the basic function of Materials Management. Beginning with the elements of a Lean Supply Chain, it details the steps until its implementation. Over twelve chapters, the author discusses the current business challenges and meeting them with the help of Lean and Agile concepts. Three special features of the book are: a case study covered at the end of chapter, a special case study article on Lean and a compilation of five case studies on Lean Implementation in Indian Manufacturing Industries. With over three decades of experience in the areas of Production Planning & Control, Materials Management and Production Management, the author has used a simple style to facilitate easy grasping and application of the concepts. This book serves as a practical resource to all Supply Chain Professionals and Management students. It addresses the long felt need for an Indian book on Lean and Agile Supply Chains.