Business Logistics Management

Business Logistics Management

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This work explores various avenues of planning, organizing and controlling the physical supply/distribution of products and services in both manufacturing and service firms. It illustrates how to set the level of inventory, order processing and purchasing to make products and services available in the most cost-effective manner.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 688 pages
  • 177.8 x 236.22 x 38.1mm | 1,224.69g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • New ed of 3 Revised ed
  • 0131055453
  • 9780131055452

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION AND STRATEGY OVERVIEW. 1. Business Logistics - A Vital Subject. 2. Logistics Strategy and Planning. II. INITIALIZING THE LOGISTICS PLAN. 3. Defining the Logistics Product. 4. Logistics Customer Service. 5. Forecasting Logistics Requirements. III. LOGISTICS SYSTEM FUNDAMENTALS. 6. Order Processing and the Information System. 7. The Transportation System - Facilities and Services. 8. The Transportation System - Rates. 9. The Storage and Handling System. IV. CONFIGURING THE NETWORK. 10. The Logistics Planning Process. 11. Facility Location Decisions. V. PLANNING LOGISTICS ACTIVITIES. 12. Inventory Policy Decisions. 13. Transportation and Order Processing Decisions. 14. Purchasing and Production Scheduling Decisions. 15. Storage and Handling Decisions. VI. ORGANIZATION AND CONTROL. 16. Logistics Organization. 17. Logistics Audit and Control. Selected Bibliography. APPENDICES. A. Areas Under the Standardized Normal Distribution. B. Unit Normal Loss Integrals.show more

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