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International logistics and supply chain outsourcing : from local to global

Author: Alan Rushton; Steve Walker; Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK.
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, ©2007.
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Logistics and supply chain outsourcing is an area of constant growth, and global sourcing is now a competitive requirement. It is a recognized strategy to align the supply chain with company direction and to manage services and costs more effectively. "International Logistics Supply Chain Outsourcing" is a comprehensive guide to the use of outsourcing logistics and supply chain operations. It includes a review of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rushton, Alan.
International logistics and supply chain outsourcing.
London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, ©2007
(DLC) 2007002315
(OCoLC)82772590
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Rushton; Steve Walker; Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK.
ISBN: 9780749452124 0749452129 9786610915941 6610915946
OCLC Number: 166345053
Notes: "The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK)."
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 424 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The outsourcing market --
Regional logistics markets --
Outsourcing operations and services --
Major providers --
Key drivers --
Current issues and influences --
The selection process --
Outsourcing management --
4PLs and beyond.
Responsibility: Alan Rushton and Steve Walker.
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