The Handbook Of Logistics And Distribution Management: Understanding The Supply Chain

January 31, 2017|
The Handbook Of Logistics And Distribution Management: Understanding The Supply Chain by Alan Rushton
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The definitive guide to supply chain philosophy, strategy AND the practicalities of logistics and distribution.The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Managementis a step-by-step guide to setting up and managing supply chains to add maximum value to the organisations they serve. Benefiting from the author team''s years of practical field-based experience in some of the most challenging environments across the world from developed economies to third world countries and war zones, this is a book that will enthuse students and be an invaluable desk reference throughout the careers of practitioners.
Packed with worked examples and real-world dataThe Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Managementoffers complete coverage on all the key aspects of distribution, logistics and supply chain planning and management with clear and straightforward explanations. This is not a compilation of work drawn from a disparate collection of research papers and miscellaneous projects but a logical and complete holistic view of how supply chains fit together including the detailed, nitty gritty of the distribution and logistics.
Globalisation, increased competition and new technologies have all changed the landscape in which supply chains operate. This fully revised 6th edition ofThe Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Managementprovides solutions to the key challenges. With new material on international freight forwarding, environmental best practice, cool chain, intermodal shipping and outsourcing and a new, detailed index of contents this is the ultimate study/reference companion.
Newonline resourcesincluding PowerPoint lecture slides (tables, images and formulae from the text), glossary of terms, weblinks, blog articles, video interviews and infographics.

Alan Rushtonis a Director of Dialog Consultants, a consultancy specialising in distribution, logistics and supply chain management. He was formally the Director of Graduate Programmes at the Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Cranfield University. He is a Chartered Fellow of the CILT (UK)."Phil Croucheris an in...
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Title:The Handbook Of Logistics And Distribution Management: Understanding The Supply Chain
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:912 pages, 9.45 X 6.69 X 1.81 in
Shipping dimensions:912 pages, 9.45 X 6.69 X 1.81 in
Published:January 31, 2017
Publisher:Kogan Page
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780749476779

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