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Logistics engineering handbook

Author: G Don Taylor
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G Don Taylor
ISBN: 9780849330537 084933053X
OCLC Number: 145378518
Description: 1 v. (various pagings) : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Section 1. Introduction to logistics engineering. ch. 1. Logistics from a Historical Perspective --
ch. 2. Economic Impact of Logistics --
ch. 3. Logistics Engineering Tool Chest --
ch. 4. Logistics Metrics --
ch. 5. Logistics as an Integrating Function --
Section 2. Logistics activities. ch. 6. Customer Service --
ch. 7. Purchasing and Sourcing --
ch. 8. Demand Forecasting in Logistics --
ch. 9. Facility Location and Layout --
ch. 10. Inventory Control Theory --
ch. 11. Material Handling Systems --
ch. 12. Warehousing --
ch. 13. Distribution System Design --
ch. 14. Transportation Systems Overview --
Section 3. Topics in transportation management. ch. 15. Real-Time Dispatching for Truckload Motor Carriers --
ch. 16. Classic Transportation Problems --
ch. 17. Pricingand Rating --
ch. 18. Management of Unbalanced Freight Networks --
ch. 19. Revenue Management and Capacity Planning --
Section 4. Enabling technologies. ch. 20. Ubiquitous Communication: Tracking Technologies Within the Supply Chain --
ch. 21. Electronic Connectivity and Software --
ch. 22. Reliability, Maintainability and Supportability in Logistics --
ch. 23. Funding and Justifying Logistics --
ch. 24. Logistics and the Internet --
Section 5. Emerging and growing trends. ch. 25. Reverse Logistics, Green Logistics, and Packaging --
ch. 26. Global Logistics Concerns --
ch. 27. Outsourcing and Third-Party Logistics --
ch. 28. Brief overview of Intermodal Transportation --
ch. 29. Logistics in Service Industries --
ch. 30. Securing the Supply Chain.
Responsibility: edited by G. Don Taylor.
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