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The Network Challenge (Chapter 23): Global Logistics: Integration of Financial and Physical Networks in Global Logistics [NOOK Book]

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Logistics is at the center of network-based manufacturing strategies, linking manufacturing sources with intermediate and final markets. As global logistics networks have grown and developed, they also have presented new challenges in managing risk and volatility across these broad, global networks. In this chapter, Kleindorfer and Visvikis discuss changes in logistics and financial instruments such as derivatives that have emerged to value and hedge the cost of capacity and services in these markets. They trace ...

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The Network Challenge (Chapter 23): Global Logistics: Integration of Financial and Physical Networks in Global Logistics

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Overview

Logistics is at the center of network-based manufacturing strategies, linking manufacturing sources with intermediate and final markets. As global logistics networks have grown and developed, they also have presented new challenges in managing risk and volatility across these broad, global networks. In this chapter, Kleindorfer and Visvikis discuss changes in logistics and financial instruments such as derivatives that have emerged to value and hedge the cost of capacity and services in these markets. They trace the recent history of maritime logistics and describe the convergence and integration of the physical and financial networks that underlie the valuation and use of logistics services. Global logistics illustrates how network-based strategies have integrated financial and physical networks. It also shows the emerging tools and competencies that have been needed to manage new risks arising from these broader networks.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780137015535
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 6/2/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 22
  • File size: 419 KB

Meet the Author

Paul R. Kleindorfer, Paul Dubrule Professor of Sustainable Development and Distinguished Research Professor, INSEAD, Fontainebleau

Ilias Visvikis, Assistant Professor of Finance and Academic Director of the MBA in Shipping Program, ALBA Graduate Business School, Greece

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Table of Contents

Globalization and Implications for Logistics Infrastructure

Structure and Evolution of Air Cargo and Maritime Logistics

Financial Risk Management in Shipping

Conclusion

References

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