Contemporary Logistics

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Using real-world case studies throughout, this exploration ofcontemporarylogistics describes the entire supply channel system from inbound movement of freight through materials management to physical distribution to customers. State-of-the-art in perspective, it highlights topics that affect logistics channels management including customer service, packaging, inventory management, traffic management and creating "value-added" linkages in the supply chain.The authors provide an overview of logistics, elements of logistics systems including order management and customer service, protective packaging and materials handling, domestic and industrial transportation management, inventory, warehousing and supply management, analyzing, designing, and implementing a logistics system.For individuals interested in contemporary logistics.

Table of Contents

Overview of Logistics
Logistics and the Supply Chain
The Supply Chain Management Concept
Logistics and Information Technology
Demand Management, Order Management and Customer Service
Protective Packaging and Materials Handling
Transportation Management
Distribution Center, Warehouse, and Plant Location
Inventory Management
Warehousing Management
International Logistics
Logistics Systems Controls
Organizing and Analyzing Logistics Systems
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