Business Logistics Management / Edition 5

Business Logistics Management / Edition 5

by Ronald H. Ballou
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130661848

ISBN-13: 9780130661845

Pub. Date: 08/28/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This comprehensive discussion provides the basic decision making tools and concepts used for finding cost reduction and strategic opportunities. Covering the planning, organizing, and controlling of such activities as transportation, inventory maintenance, order processing, purchasing, warehousing, materials handling, packaging, customer service standards, and

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This comprehensive discussion provides the basic decision making tools and concepts used for finding cost reduction and strategic opportunities. 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, it is specifically designed to help readers solve the actual problems that they will encounter in todayÕs marketplace.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130661845
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
816
Product dimensions:
7.62(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.15(d)

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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