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The logistics handbook

Author: James F Robeson; William C Copacino; R Edwin Howe
Publisher: New York : The Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1994.
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This handbook encompasses all the latest advances in warehousing and distribution, providing "how-to" problem-solving tools and techniques for all the ever-increasing logistical problems managers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Logistics handbook.
New York : The Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1994
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James F Robeson; William C Copacino; R Edwin Howe
ISBN: 0029265959 9780029265956
OCLC Number: 29597118
Description: xiv, 953 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Sect. I. Perspectives on Logistics Management. 1. Evolution of the Integrated Logistics Concept. 2. Evolution of the Logistics Profession. 3. Logistics in the Decade of the 1990s --
Sect. II. Strategic Logistics Planning. 4. Logistics Strategy. 5. Customer Service Strategy and Management. 6. Marketing Channels: Strategy, Design, and Management. 7. Logistics Network Modeling. 8. Logistics Strategy: Integration, Implementation, and Management --
Sect. III. Logistics Quality and Productivity. 9. Total Quality Management in Logistics. 10. Measuring the Performance of Logistics Operations. 11. Integrating Logistics Strategy in the Corporate Financial Plan. 12. Logistics Cost, Productivity, and Performance Analysis. 13. Benchmarking: The Search for Industry Best Practices That Lead to Superior Performance --
Sect. IV. Materials Management. 14. Demand Forecasting. 15. Inventory Decision Framework. 16. Inventory Control. 17. Distribution Resource Planning. 18. Sourcing and Supplier Management. 19. Production and Manufacturing Resource Planning in a Just-in-Time Environment. 20. Packaging --
Sect. V. Transportation Management. 21. Transportation Outlook and Evaluation. 22. The Role of New Information Technology in the Practice of Traffic Management. 23. Integration of Purchasing and Transportation Decision Making. 24. Contract Logistics: Is Outsourcing Right for You? --
Sect. VI. Distribution Facilities Management. 25. Materials Handling System Design. 26. Materials Handling Technologies. 27. Site Selection. 28. Using Warehouse Information --
Sect. VII. International Logistics Management. 29. The International Logistics Environment. 30. Import/Export Management --
Sect. VIII. Logistics Information Systems. 31. Positioning Information in Logistics. 32. Logistics Information Systems Design. 33. Electronic Data Interchange in Logistics. 34. Strategic Information Linkage --
Sect. IX. Logistics Organizations and Human Resources Management. 35. Organizing for Effective Logistics Management. 36. Labor Relations in the 1990s. 37. Focused Human Resources Management: Key to Logistics Effectiveness. 38. Proactive Change Management in Logistics --
Sect. X. Contemporary Issues in Logistics. 39. Third-party Logistics. 40. Environmental Issues in Logistics. 41. Logistics in the Service Industries. 42. Logistics Technology in the Twenty-first Century --
Appendix A. Publications and Other Sources of Information --
Appendix B. Trade and Professional Organizations of Interest to Logistics Management Personnel.
Responsibility: editors-in-chief, James F. Robeson, William C. Copacino ; associate editor, R. Edwin Howe.
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