Book Summaries: Supply Chain and Logistics Management

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Book Summaries: Supply Chain and Logistics Management

  • Humanitarian Logistics

    By Martin Christopher | 03/04/2011

    This book, with contributions from some of the world’s leading experts in humanitarian logistics, seeks to understand the nature of the challenges facing those who are involved in the management of the logistics of disaster relief, and to offer some solutions that can be developed to make a substantial difference. The underlying theme is that there are tangible lessons that humanitarian logisticians can learn from business best practice.

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  • The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management 4th Edition

    By Peter Baker, Phil Croucher and Alan Rushton | 03/06/2010

    This Handbook covers all of the major elements of modern logistics and clearly explains the concepts of logistics and distribution, planning for logistics, procurement and inventory decisions, warehousing and storage, transport, and operational management.

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  • The Principles of Warehouse Design

    By Peter Baker | 01/01/2010

    This book, written by experts in the field, provides a comprehensive and definitive guide to the various elements which need to be considered in the process of warehouse design from original specification to its completion as a fully operational entity.

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  • Logistics Management and Strategy - Competing through the Supply Chain 3rd edition

    By Alan Harrison and Remko van Hoek | 01/01/2008

    Competitive advantage comes from responding to and serving the needs of end-customers. Logistics has a vital role in delivering this advantage, through the supply chain, in terms of short to medium term management tasks and longer term strategic plans. A clear framework guides the reader through the an overview,l everaging logistics operations within the context of the customer, supplier partnerships, and future challenges.

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  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management

    By Martin Christopher | 16/12/2004

    The central theme of the book is that effective logistics and supply chain management provides a major source of competitive advantage. The author, who is a world authority in the field, describes the tools, core processes, and, even mindsets, needed to create the agile supply chains needed to succeed in the more volatile competitive environment of the 21st century.

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