Introduction to Global Logistics: Delivering the Goods

Introduction to Global Logistics: Delivering the Goods

by John Manners-Bell

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Introduction to Global Logistics: Delivering the Goods by John Manners-Bell

Introduction to Global Logistics offers a step-by-step guide to global logistics. Covering the breadth of logistics, this highly accessible text is illustrated by engaging case studies of market leaders.

In this comprehensive second instalment of Global Logistics Strategies , John Manners-Bell provides an in-depth definition, description and exploration of the strategic principles and practices in transportation modes and supply chain verticals, including: freight forwarding, contract logistics, shipping, road freight, air cargo and express. The book also examines major sectors, including automotive, chemical, pharmaceutical, retail, consumer, and high tech.

Introduction to Global Logistics offers a detailed examination of key topics, including: how the logistics industry has developed, how it is influenced by macro-economic factors and demand-side trends, what the risks are to the industry, and how it will develop over the coming years. It examines important trends and developments that are shaping the industry, including 3D printing, megacities, and post-harvest food losses.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780749478254
Publisher: Kogan Page, Ltd
Publication date: 11/28/2016
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

John Manners-Bell is the founder and CEO of Transport Intelligence, a leading supplier of market solutions to the global logistics industry. He is Honorary Visiting Professor at the London Metropolitan University, adviser to the World Economic Forum and a former Chairman of the Supply Chain Council of the World Economic Forum. Prior to establishing Transport Intelligence, he worked as an analyst in consultancies specializing in international trade, transport and logistics. John Manners-Bell is author of Logistics and Supply Chains in Emerging Markets and Supply Chain Risk .

Table of Contents

* Section - 00: Introduction;
• Section - 01: What’s shaping the global logistics market?;
• Section - 02: An industry in transformation: towards consolidation;
• Section - 03: Logistics market development by geography;
• Section - 04: The emergence of logistics clusters;
• Section - 05: International freight forwarding;
• Section - 06: Contract logistics;
• Section - 07: European road freight;
• Section - 08: Express parcels;
• Section - 09: Air cargo;
• Section - 10: Container shipping;
• Section - 11: The European rail and intermodal sectors;
• Section - 12: Supply chain technologies;
• Section - 13: Supply chain dynamics of vertical sectors;
• Section - 14: Risks in global supply chains;
• Section - 15: The e-commerce logistics phenomenon;
• Section - 16: Supply chain innovation and disruption;
• Section - 17: Ethical and sustainable supply chain strategies;

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