Logistics Management

Paperback | January 31, 2015

byS. K. Nandi, S. L . Ganapathi

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Logistics Management is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the requirements of postgraduate management students specializing in Operations or International Business. Written in a student-friendly style, it describes the theory extensively and provides numerous figures and exhibitsshowcasing managerial aspects of Logistics Management. The book is divided into 4 parts. Part I, Introduction to Logistics and Integration, introduces the basic concepts of Logistics, its relevance and relation with supply chain management in both, national and international scenarios. Part II, Logistics Delivery and Fulfilment, covers unitization,palletization and containerization along with various forms of transport including surface, marine, and air. This section also deals with material handling and role of ports in facilitating international logistics. Following this, Part III, Logistics Documentation and Processes, includes chapters onrole of customs in regulating international trade, insurance and processes of documentation related to domestic and international trade. The concluding section, Part IV, Logistics Strategy and SCM, provides discussions on system planning, warehousing, inventory management and technology inlogistics. With the inclusion of real life case studies in Indian context and written in a simple manner, this book will be useful for students and young professionals.

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Logistics Management is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the requirements of postgraduate management students specializing in Operations or International Business. Written in a student-friendly style, it describes the theory extensively and provides numerous figures and exhibitsshowcasing managerial aspects of Logistics Manage...

Subrata Kumar Nandi is currently professor at ICFAI Business School, Pune. He has also been associated with corporate organizations such as Coal India, Dalmia Cement, Hughes Communications, and Archies Limited. S. L. Ganapathi has over 30 years of work experience and is currently Managing Director of Shelka Marketing Services Pvt. Ltd...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.08 inPublished:January 31, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198098898

ISBN - 13:9780198098898

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SECTION I LOGISTICS INTRODUCTION AND INTEGRATION1. INTRODUCTION TO LOGISTICS2. LOGISTICS IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN CONTEXTSECTION II LOGISTICS DELIVERY AND FULFILLMENT3. UNITIZATION, PALLETIZATION AND CONTAINERIZATION4. MARINE TRANSPORTATION5. AIR TRANSPORTATION6. ROAD TRANSPORT7. RAIL TRANSPORT8. PORTS AND FACILITIESSECTION III LOGISTICS DOCUMENTATION and PROCESSES- ALIGNING TO NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE9. ROLE OF CUSTOMS IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE10. INTERNATIONAL TRADE DOCUMENTATION AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCE11. INTERNATIONAL TRADE DOCUMENTATION AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCE12. INSURANCESECTION IV LOGISTICS STRATEGY AND SCM13. LOGISTICS STRATEGY, SYSTEMS PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION14. WAREHOUSING15. INVENTORY MANAGEMENT16. TECHNOLOGY IN LOGISTICS17. LOGISTICS INTERMEDIARIES AND OUTSOURCING