Transportation: A Supply Chain Perspective / Edition 7

Transportation: A Supply Chain Perspective / Edition 7

ISBN-10:
032478919X
ISBN-13:
9780324789195
Pub. Date:
03/04/2010
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
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Transportation: A Supply Chain Perspective / Edition 7

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 systems—and their legal issues—to 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780324789195
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/04/2010
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 506
Sales rank: 459,988
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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.

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