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Logistics Management

Logistics Management

  • Vinod V. Sople
  • Author: Vinod V. Sople
    • ISBN:9788131768624
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131768627
    • Price:Rs. 700.00
    • Pages:560
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available

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    Logistics management, 3/e is essential for creating value for both customers and stakeholders. Effective Logistic chains help organizations to compete in both global and domestic markets. The book addresses these issues in 5 parts, which deal with the basics of Logistics, Logistics Mix, Strategic approaches in managing logistics, Logistics controls and cases. The author has used diagrams and examples for students to better appreciate the concepts.

    Table of Content

  • Preface
  • About The Author
    1. Logistics – At the Center Of World Trade
    2. Customer Service – A Key Element in Logistics Strategy
    3. Logistics– As a Source of Competitive Advantage for the Supply Chain
    4. Warehousing – A Role Beyond Storage
    5. Material Handling Systems -For Exploiting Productivity Potential in Logistics
    6. Storage Systems - For Space Efficiency and Storage Density
    7. Inventory Management - For Lean Supply Chain
    8. Transportation – The Backbone of Logistics
    9. Logistical Packaging - For Safe Product Movement, Handling and Storage
    10. Logistics Information System -A Vehicle for Supply Chain Competitiveness
    11. Logistics Design for Distribution Channels -To Create Time & Space Utilities of Product to the Customers
    12. Logistics Outsourcing -An Emerging Trend
    13. E-Commerce Logistics - More Challenging Than Ever
    14. Technology– A Pervasive Factor in Logistics Fulfillment
    15. Reverse Logistics - A new wave
    16. Global Logistics– A Pervasive Role in Wheeling International Trade
    17. Strategic Logistics – Looking Beyond the Basics
    18. Performance Measurements and Controls - To Track and Improve the Health of Supply Chain
    19. Government Policies and Regulations– For Industry Growth, Customer Protection and Operational Controls
    20. Logistics Costing - Impacting Product Profitability
    21. Quantitative Techniques – For Optimization in Logistics
    22. Logistics Organization – Bridging Business Aspirations through Implementation
    23. Green Logistics – Journey Towards Sustainability
    24. Cases
  • Annexure A - Glossary
  • Annexure B - Logistics Information Resources
  • Annexure C - Multiple Choice Quizzes
  • Salient Features

    • In Practice box items in every chapter provides examples from real world companies
    • End-of-chapter exercises include review questions, Internet exercises and video links
    • Large number of cases and box items from Indian companies such as Suman Crop Protection, Kapil Health Food Products, ROX Doc-Care, Cadbury Products etc.