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The handbook of logistics and distribution management : understanding the supply chain

Author: Alan Rushton; Phil Croucher; Peter Baker
Publisher: London : Kogan Page, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores all stages of the supply chain from raw materials through to the final distribution of the finished product.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Rushton, Alan.
Handbook of logistics and distribution management
(DLC) 2013033897
(OCoLC)849204516
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Rushton; Phil Croucher; Peter Baker
ISBN: 9780749466282 0749466286 9781523103669 1523103663
OCLC Number: 865508935
Notes: Revised edition of The handbook of logistics & distribution management, 4th ed., published in 2010.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: ONE: Concepts of logistics and distribution;01: Introduction to logistics and distribution;02: Integrated logistics and the supply chain;03: Customer service and logistics;04: Channels of distribution;05: Key issues and challenges for logistics and the supply chain;TWO: Planning for logistics;06: Planning framework for logistics;07: Logistics processes;08: Supply chain segmentation;09: Logistics network planning;10: Logistics management and organization;11: Multichannel fulfilment;12: Manufacturing logistics;THREE: Procurement and inventory decisions;13: Basic inventory planning and management;14: Inventory and the supply chain;15: Procurement and supply;FOUR: Warehousing and storage;16: Principles of warehousing;17: Storage and handling systems (palletized);18: Storage and handling systems (non-palletized);19: Order picking and packing;20: Receiving and dispatch;21: Warehouse design;22: Warehouse management and information;FIVE: Freight transport;23: International logistics: modal choice;24: Maritime transport;25: Air transport;26: Rail and intermodal transport;27: Road freight transport: vehicle selection;28: Road freight transport: vehicle costing;29: Road freight transport: planning and resourcing;SIX: Operational management;30: Cost and performance monitoring;31: Benchmarking;32: Information and communication technology in the supply chain;33: Outsourcing: services and decision criteria;34: Outsourcing: the selection process;35: Outsourcing management;36: Security and safety in distribution;37: Logistics and the environment;38: Humanitarian logistics
Responsibility: Alan Rushton, Phil Croucher, Peter Baker.

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