Logistics and Supply Chain Integration

Logistics and Supply Chain Integration

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For students who want to advance their understanding of company logistics and supply chains, the author examines how a number of firms in a supply chain work together to create a flow of products and services that satisfies end customers, whilst enabling all the manufacturing and service companies involved to grow profitably. Including the most recent concepts and theoretical advances to emerge from the field of logistics and supply chain management, this text informs and assists its readers with the aid of case studies and accompanying questions, diagrams, photos and an accompanying website.Finally, the service operation is carried out every day for all customers. ... A major factor in the effective delivery of goods to customers is the use of distribution centres (DCs) to briefly store goods close ... These pressures act in different directions with greater numbers of DCs generally reducing transport costs but multiplyinganbsp;...

Title:Logistics and Supply Chain Integration
Author:Ian Sadler
Publisher:SAGE - 2007-06-12


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