Business Logistics Management

Business Logistics Management : International Edition

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This comprehensive discussion-covering the planning, organizing, and controlling of such activities as transportation, inventory maintenance, order processing, purchasing, warehousing, materials handling, packaging, customer service standards, and product scheduling-is specifically designed to help readers solve the actual problems that they will encounter in today's marketplace. It provides the basic decision making tools and concepts used for finding cost reduction and strategic opportunities. Includes Logware Software.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 696 pages
  • 178 x 235 x 25mm | 992g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130812625
  • 9780130812629

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION AND PLANNING. 1. Business Logistics-A Vital Subject. 2. Logistics Strategy and Planning. II. CUSTOMER SERVICE GOALS. 3. The Logistics Product. 4. Logistics Customer Service. 5. Order Processing and Information Systems. III. TRANSPORT STRATEGY. 6. Transport Fundamentals. 7. Transport Decisions. IV. INVENTORY STRATEGY. 8. The Storage and Handling System. 9. Forecasting Logistics Requirements. 10. Inventory Policy Decisions. 11. Purchasing and Supply Scheduling Decisions. 12. Storage and Handling Decisions. V. LOCATION STRATEGY. 13. Facility Location Decisions. 14. The Network Planning Process. VI. ORGANIZATION AND CONTROL. 15. Logistics Organization. 16. Logistics Audit and Control.
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