Apr 04, 2011 | Comments 4
The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management
Fourth Edition edition (July 28, 2010) | ISBN: 0749457147 1850914435 | 664 pages | File type: PDF | 12 mb
Now in its fourth edition, The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management covers the full scope of logistics and distribution, providing a broad strategic framework for planning as well as a clear and straightforward description of the basic functions and elements. This definitive handbook clearly explains: concepts of logistics and distribution; planning and logistics; procurement and inventory decisions; warehousing and storage; freight transport; operational management.
Fully revised and expanded with brand new chapters on supply chain segmentation, air transport, maritime transport and outsourcing, there is detailed discussion of the latest trends and issues that confront logistics. This book will help in logistics managers’ quest to improve service and reduce cost, as well as keeping them aware of the many different facets of logistics and the supply chain. It should be of interest to practicing managers and supervisors, to candidates taking tests for the various professional institutes, and to students who are reading for degrees in logistics, distribution and supply chain management.