Transportation is arguably the most critical component of global supply chains. And one of the most complex. Delivering comprehensive coverage of current domestic and global transportation trends, TRANSPORTATION: A SUPPLY CHAIN PERSPECTIVE, 7e goes in depth to help readers understand the fundamental role and importance of transportation in companies and in society, as well as the complex environment in which transportation service is provided today. The text examines domestic and international transportation systemsand their legal issuesto give readers a thorough, easy-to-understand overview. Packed with real-world insight, TRANSPORTATION: A SUPPLY CHAIN PERSPECTIVE, 7e equips you with the tools you need to succeed in this fast-paced and rapidly changing industry.
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Table of Contents
PART I. 1. Transportation: Critical Link in the Supply Chain. 2. Transportation: Critical Link in the Economy. 3. Transportation Regulation and Public Policy. 4. Costing and Pricing for Transportation. PART II. 5. Motor Carriers. 6. Railroads. 7. Airlines. 8. Water Carriers and Pipelines. PART III. 9. Transportation Risk Management. 10. Global Transportation Planning. 11. Global Transportation Execution. 12. Third Party Logistics. 13. Private Transportation and Fleet Management. 14. Issues and Challenges of Global Supply Chains.