This book provides a comprehensive overview of how to strategically manage the movement and storage of products or materials from any point in the manufacturing process to customer fulfillment. Topics covered include important tools for strategic decision making, transport, packaging, warehousing, retailing, customer services and future trends. An introduction to logistics Provides practical applications Discusses trends and new strategies in major parts of the logistic industryA survey of 221 US companies reported that 78% of them are using 3PLs for logistics services and spending 49% of their ... 5.1.2 Definition Terms such as logistics outsourcing, logistics alliances, third-party logistics, contract logistics, andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Logistics Operations and Management|
|Author||:||Reza Farahani, Shabnam Rezapour, Laleh Kardar|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier - 2011-05-25|