European Logistics: Markets, Management and Strategy / Edition 2

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Based on five years fieldwork it is a timely analysis of the current status of logistics and its future role in European business.

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'in terms of its breadth, authority and readability ... Cooper,Browne and Peters is by far the best.' — International Journalof Distribution and Logistics Management

' ... warmly recommended.' — Overseas Trade

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631192268
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/16/1994
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Meet the Author

DR James Cooper is Director of the Cranfield Centre forLogistics and Transportation, where he specializes in intetnationallogistics.

Michael Browne is BRS Professor of Transport at theTransport Studies Group, University of Westminster, where heteaches freight transport and logistics on the Master'sprogramme.

Melvyn Peters is a Teaching Fellow in the CranfieldCentre for Logistics and Transportation.

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Table of Contents


List of Abbreviations.

1. Introduction.

2. European Logistics in Context.


3. European Manufacturing.

4. Innovation in Manufacturing Logistics.

5. European Retailing.

6. Innovation in Retail Logistics.

7. Improving Logistics Efficiency.


8. Logistic as a Business.

9. Patterns of Logistics Services.

10. The Rise of the Mega-Carrier.

11. Information Technology: Competitive Advantage orNecessity?.


12. Will Transport Prices Fall?.

13. Green Logistics.

14. Into the Twenty-First Century.





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