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Business logistics

Author: P M van Buijtenen; Martin Christopher; Gordon Prestoungrange
Publisher: The Hague : Nijhoff, 1976.
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Business logistics has recently been defined as 'the process of managing all activities required to strategically move raw ma- terials, parts, and finished inventory from vendors, between enterprise  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P M van Buijtenen; Martin Christopher; Gordon Prestoungrange
ISBN: 9024718465 9789024718467
OCLC Number: 2876139
Description: viii, 372 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: I. The Total Approach to Logistics.- Editor's Introduction.- 1. Integrated Distribution Systems: a Management Perspective.- 2. Logistics Systems Engineering - Solving the Distribution Planning Problem.- 3. Marketing and Logistics - a New Area of Management Concern.- 4. Controlling Customer Logistics Service.- 5. Developing Customer Service Policies through Distribution.- II. The Elements Of The Logistics Mix.- Editor's Introduction.- 6. The Vehicle Fleet Mix.- 7. Douwe Egberts uses the Vehicle Scheduling Program.- 8. Guides to Inventory Policy.- 9. Logistics Strategy and Inventory Decisions.- 10. Inventory Costs and Product Margins - an Aggregate Approach.- 11. New Approach to Facilities Location.- 12. Improved Stock Location in the Physical Distribution Channel.- 13. Unitization in Distribution.- 14. The Role of Information Systems in Physical Distribution Management.- 15. Information Systems and the Life Cycle of Logistics Departments.- III. Logistics Planning and Control.- Editor's Introduction.- 16. The Distribution Audit - an Application of Output Budgeting.- 17. Strategic Planning for Distribution.- 18. Corporate Strategy and Organization for Distribution.- 19. Planning Physical Distribution Operations with Dynamic Simulation.- IV. Case Histories.- Editor's Introduction.- 20. Small Company takes the Systems Approach.- 21. Total Distribution of Fast-Moving Products: a Case History.- 22. Physical Distribution Management at Corn Products Corporation Nederland - Industrial Division.- V. Logistics in the Future.- Editor's Introduction.- 23. Sweeping Changes in Distribution.- 24. Showdown in the Magic Pipeline: Call for New Priorities.
Responsibility: editor, P.M. van Buytenen, co-editors, M.G. Christopher, G.S.C. Wills.


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