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Supply Chain Management (2nd Edition)

An Introduction to Logistics

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 384
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Paperback - 9780230200524

15 January 2009

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Ebook - 9781137262349

12 February 2019

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A broad general introduction to all essential aspects of logistics and supply chain management, set within the wider business context. The book uses well-developed pedagogy and numerous case studies, guiding the reader...

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A broad general introduction to all essential aspects of logistics and supply chain management, set within the wider business context. The book uses well-developed pedagogy and numerous case studies, guiding the reader through the subject by retaining a strong focus on the application of theory and practical situations.

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An introductory text that assumes no prior knowledge of logistics
Can be used by many types of student, or people studying by themselves
Takes a broad view, covering all types of organization
Sets logistics within its strategic context
Adopts a practical, straightforward and logical approach
Illustrates principles with examples drawn from international organisations
Employs welldeveloped pedagogy
Is clearly written, presenting ideas in an informative and easy style
Offers ancillary resources through the Companion Website, new for the second edition

PART I: INTRODUCTION
The Context of Logistics
Integrating the SC
PART II: PLANNING THE
SUPPLY CHAIN
Logistics Strategy
Implementing the Strategy
Locating Facilities
Planning Resources
Controlling Material Flow
Measuring & Improving Performance
PART III: ACTIVITIES IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN
Procurement
Inventory Management
Warehousing & Material Handling 
Transport
Global Logistics. 
 
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DONALD WATERS was professor of Management at the University of Calgary, Canada. He has extensive experience of teaching and researching in the area of supply chain management and logistics.

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DONALD WATERS was professor of Management at the University of Calgary, Canada. He has extensive experience of teaching and researching in the area of supply chain management and logistics.

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