Modern Logistics Management: Integrating Marketing, Manufacturing and Physical Distribution / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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This comprehensive overview of logistics provides a conceptual framework for understanding the logistics system, the integration of its basic elements, and its relationship to the overall firm. Discusses both manufacturing and physical distribution, new technologies in each of these areas, and how they related to each other and to the company. New topics covered range from approaches to strategic logistics planning and multi-location inventory planning, to international logistics issues and future directions. Includes case studies.
Table of Contents
The Logistics System Concept.
Relation to Industrial Management Functions.
Forecasts and Patterns of Market Activity.
Inventories and Service Reliability.
Logistics Costs for Management Control and Decisions.
Framework and Methods for System Analysis.
Inventory Deployment and Service in Logistics Networks.
Design of Large-Scale Logistic Systems.
Long-Range Logistics Planning and Uncertainty.
Logistics and Pricing.
Organization, Management, and Strategy.