Contemporary Logistics

Contemporary Logistics

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For undergraduate/graduate-level courses in Logistics. This leading text is known for exploring contemporary logistics from a managerial perspective. The fundamentals of modern logistics are covered, but what sets this book apart is how it brings theory to life via timely real-world examples, cases, and illustrations that appear more

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  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 190 x 234 x 21mm | 804g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 8th International edition
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0131228870
  • 9780131228870

Table of contents

I. OVERVIEW OF LOGISTICS. 1. Logistics and the Supply Chain. Appendix: Logistics Professional Organizations. 2. The Supply-Chain Concept. 3. Logistics and Information Technology. II. ELEMENTS OF LOGISTICS SYSTEMS. 4. Order Management and Customer Service. 5. Protective Packaging and Materials Handling. 6. The Domestic Transportation System. 7. Industrial Transportation Management. 8. Distribution Center, Warehouse, and Plant Location. 9. Inventory Management. 10. Warehousing Management. 11. Supply Management. 12. International Logistics. III. ANALYZING, DESIGNING, AND IMPLEMENTING A LOGISTICS SYSTEM. 13. Logistics Systems Controls. 14. Logistics Systems: Analysis, Design and Integration. 15. Supply-Chain: Future Directions. Glossary. Subject Index. Name more