Strategic Logistics Management
Updated and expanded coverage of global transportation, ocean freight and other transportation methods to reflect the importance of globalization in business today.New chapter on Warehousing (Chapter 10) includes facility development and management issues because of the effect this area has on logistics efficiency.New chapter on Global Logistics Strategies (Chapter 13) contains expanded global coverage and supply chain management theories relating to overseas business.New chapter on Measuring and Selling the Value of Logistics (Chapter 17) covers the financial aspects of supply chain management because of the impact logistics has on the firm's profitability.This book will have an entirely new supplements package with new author-written Instructor's Manual, and Test Bank, PowerPoint, a video library, and companion website.The 4th edition includes discussion of JIT, service logistics, warehousing, and computer technology affecting logistics.Discussions and examples on ethical considerations in logistics are integrated throughout text. Expanded coverage of international logistics, with information on addressing eastern and central European markets, the European Union, and partnerships worldwide.New material on supply chain management, global logistics, and measuring and selling the value of logistics. The text has a small but growing number of cases treated at the end of the book.End-of-chapter questions, suggested readings, cases and appendices, and glossary of terms have been expanded and updated.
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