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9781119702993

Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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  • ISBN13:

    9781119702993

  • ISBN10:

    1119702992

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2020-12-07
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a comprehensive, fully up-to-date introduction to the subject. Addressing both practical and strategic perspectives, this revised and updated fourth edition offers readers a balanced and integrated presentation of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM)concepts, practices, technologies, and applications. Contributions from experts in specific areas of LSCM provide readers with real-world insights on supply chain relationships, transport security, inventory management, supply chain designs, the challenges inherent to globalization and international trade, and more. 

The text examines how information, materials, products, and services flow across the public and private sectors and around the world. Detailed case studies highlight LSCM practices and strategies in a wide range of contexts, from humanitarian aid and pharmaceutical supply chains to semi-automated distribution centers and port and air cargo logistics. Examples of LSCM in global corporations such as Dell Computer and Jaguar Land Rover highlight the role of new and emerging technologies. This edition features new and expanded discussion of contemporary topics including sustainability, supply chain vulnerability, and reverse logistics, and places greater emphasis on operations management.

Table of Contents

Foreword

About the authors

About the contributors

Preface

Acknowledgements

Map

Part One – Context

1. Introduction

2. Globalisation and International Trade

3. Supply Chain Strategy: Lean and Agile

4. Service Supply Chains

5. Systems and Networks

Case Studies

CS1 – Dell

CS2 – Global Supply Chains in Motion: the Case of Jaguar Land Rover

Part Two – Transport and Logistics

6. Transport

7. Containerisation

8. Logistics service providers

9. Facilitating international freight flows

Case Studies

CS3 – Air Cargo

CS4 – Port-centric vs inland location decisions in Gothenburg, Sweden

Part Three – Managing Operations

10. Inventory management, planning and control

11. Materials handling and warehousing

12. Outsourcing, offshoring and procurement

Case Studies

CS5 – The Medical Devices Company

CS6 – Patient Safety and the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Part Four – Data and Analysis

13. Data flows and digitisation

14. Management Science applications

15. Managing vulnerability

Case Studies

CS7 – Contamination in the bulk agri-commodity logistics chain

CS8 – Supply chains become self-thinking

Part Five – Supply Chain Design and Improvement

16. Sustainability in logistics and supply chain management

17. Emerging supply chain designs

Case Studies

CS9 – Why supply chains should be involved in product design

CS10 – Oman’s journey to becoming a global logistics hubs

Glossary              

Index

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