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The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management: Understanding the Supply Chain / Edition 5
     

The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management: Understanding the Supply Chain / Edition 5

by Alan Rushton, Phil Croucher, Peter Baker
 

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ISBN-10: 0749466278

ISBN-13: 9780749466275

Pub. Date: 01/28/2014

Publisher: Kogan Page, Ltd

The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management explains clearly the functions and elements related to logistics, supply chain and distribution management. Covering all the major aspects of modern logistics, it is an indispensable guide for both students as well as newly appointed distribution, logistics and supply chain managers seeking to

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The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management explains clearly the functions and elements related to logistics, supply chain and distribution management. Covering all the major aspects of modern logistics, it is an indispensable guide for both students as well as newly appointed distribution, logistics and supply chain managers seeking to improve service and lower costs while reducing environmental impact. Case studies bring the theory to life and help explain fully how to set up and operate a supply chain.

This fully revised 6th edition of The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management includes the latest advances in logistics and covers new topics being studied on academic and professionals courses. There are whole new sections on critical topics including costs and trade-offs, demand forecasting, inventory planning, international freight forwarding and outsourcing logistics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780749466275
Publisher:
Kogan Page, Ltd
Publication date:
01/28/2014
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
720
Sales rank:
427,553
Product dimensions:
11.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

* Section - ONE: Concepts of logistics and distribution; ** Chapter - 01: Introduction to logistics and distribution; ** Chapter - 02: Integrated logistics and the supply chain; ** Chapter - 03: Customer service and logistics; ** Chapter - 04: Channels of distribution; ** Chapter - 05: Key issues and challenges for logistics;
• Section - TWO: Planning for logistics; ** Chapter - 06: Planning framework for logistics; ** Chapter - 07: Logistics processes; ** Chapter - 08: Supply chain segmentation; ** Chapter - 09: Logistics costs and trade-offs; ** Chapter - 10: Logistics network planning; ** Chapter - 11: Logistics management and organisation; ** Chapter - 12: Omnichannel fulfilment; ** Chapter - 13: Manufacturing logistics;
• Section - THREE: Procurement, inventory & demand forecasting; ** Chapter - 14: Procurement and supply; ** Chapter - 15: Inventory: the basic concepts; ** Chapter - 16: Inventory and the supply chain; ** Chapter - 17: Inventory planning and demand forecasting;
• Section - FOUR: Warehousing and storage; ** Chapter - 18: Principles of warehousing; ** Chapter - 19: Storage and handling systems (palletised); ** Chapter - 20: Storage and handling systems (non-palletised); ** Chapter - 21: Order picking and packing; ** Chapter - 22: Receiving and despatch; ** Chapter - 23: Warehouse design; ** Chapter - 24: Warehouse management and information;
• Section - FIVE: Freight transport; ** Chapter - 25: International logistics: modal choice; ** Chapter - 26: Maritime transport; ** Chapter - 27: Air transport; ** Chapter - 28: Rail and intermodal transport; ** Chapter - 29: Road freight transport: vehicle selection; ** Chapter - 30: Road freight transport: vehicle costing; ** Chapter - 31: Road freight transport: planning and resourcing; ** Chapter - 32: Road freight transport: vehicle routeing & scheduling; ** Chapter - 33: International freight forwarding;
• Section - SIX: Outsourcing logistics; ** Chapter - 34: Outsourcing: operations & services; ** Chapter - 35: Outsourcing: decision criteria; ** Chapter - 36: Outsourcing: the selection process; ** Chapter - 37: Outsourcing management;
• Section - SEVEN: Operational management; ** Chapter - 38: Cost and performance monitoring; ** Chapter - 39: Benchmarking; ** Chapter - 40: Information and communication technology in the supply chain; ** Chapter - 41: Security and safety; ** Chapter - 42: Logistics and the environment; ** Chapter - 43: Humanitarian logistics

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