Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/6/2011
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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The latest edition of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management conveys to both advanced students and practitioners the diverse operational and strategic content of the subjects of logistics and supply chain management. Logistics is a key driver of globalization and facilitator of international trade and development. This text reflects these characteristics by adopting a truly global perspective. Featuring contributions from various experts in the field, the book also provides a variety of pedagogical approaches and there are both long and short case studies included to aid learning.

Table of Contents



About the authors

About the contributors



Part One. Logistics and Supply Context

1. Introduction

Appendix: Containers and Container Seals

2. Globalisation and International Trade

3. Supply Chain Relationships

4. Supply Chain Strategies

5. Simulation

Appendix: Student t table

Part One. Case Studies

Dell: High Velocity, Focused Supply Chain Management

The Medical Devices Company

Humanitarian Aid Supply Chains
(Graham Heaslip)

Mediaware – Turning the Supply Chain Upside Down in Packaging
(Simon Healy and Seamus O’Reilly)

Collaborative Planning in an Auto Parts Supply Chain in China: A Tale of Two Tier-One Suppliers
(Booi H. Kam and Jin Hao)

Part Two. Logistics and Supply Chain Operations

6. Transport in Supply Chains

Appendix A. Transportation Model

Appendix B. Effective Planning

7. Transport Security

8. Logistics Service Providers

9. Procurement
(Martin Murphy)

10. Inventory Management
(Chuda Basnet and Paul Childerhouse)

11. Warehousing and Materials Handling
(with Peter Baker)

12. Information Flows and Technology

13. Logistics and Financial Management
(Mike Tayles)

14. Measuring and Managing Logistics Performance
(Noel McGlynn)

Part Two. Case Studies

John Lewis Partnership: Semi Automated National Distribution Centre
(Peter Baker)

Deutsche Post/DHL
(Mike Tayles)

Gate Gourmet: Success Means Getting to the Plane on Time
(M. Day)

Supplier Evaluation at EADS
(Roger Moser)

Part Three. Supply Chain Designs

15. Supply Chain Vulnerability, Risk, Robustness and Resilience
(Helen Peck)

16. Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Systems

17. Reverse Logistics
(Shams Rahman)

18. Service Supply Chains

19. Emerging Supply Chain Designs

Part Three. Case Studies

Patient Safety and the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
(Ciarán M. Brady)

Contamination on the Bulk Agri-Commodity Logistics Chain
(Elizabeth Jackson)

Why Supply Chains should be involved in Product Design
(Anne Nagle and Seamus O’Reilly)

From Terrestrial to Extraterrestrial Supply Chain Networks
(Louis Brennan)



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