Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Strategies for Reducing Cost and Improving Service / Edition 2

Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Strategies for Reducing Cost and Improving Service / Edition 2

by Martin Christopher, Christopher Martin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0273630490

ISBN-13: 9780273630494

Pub. Date: 08/15/1998

Publisher: Financial Times/Prentice Hall Books

Logistics management is increasingly being seen as a source of competitive strength. Its effective use provides potential for cost reduction and the opportunity for increasing market share. This second edition discusses the role of logistics in achieving corporate and financial goals. Updated and expanded with more checklists, more short cases and executive summaries,…  See more details below

Overview

Logistics management is increasingly being seen as a source of competitive strength. Its effective use provides potential for cost reduction and the opportunity for increasing market share. This second edition discusses the role of logistics in achieving corporate and financial goals. Updated and expanded with more checklists, more short cases and executive summaries, this is an invaluable guide for all logistics and distribution managers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780273630494
Publisher:
Financial Times/Prentice Hall Books
Publication date:
08/15/1998
Series:
Financial Times Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.64(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Logistics and competitive strategy 1
The customer service dimension 35
Measuring logistics costs and performance 69
Benchmarking the supply chain 101
Managing the global pipeline 125
Strategic lead-time management 147
Just-in-time and `quick response' logistics 177
Managing the supply chain 213
Leading-edge logistics 255
Index

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