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Contemporary Logistics

Contemporary Logistics

  • Paul R Murphy
  • A. Michael Knemeyer
  • Author: Paul R Murphy
    • ISBN:9789353069735
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9353069734
    • Price:Rs. 510.00
    • Pages:312
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available

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    A market-leading text, Contemporary Logistics explores modern logistics from a managerial perspective. These are characterized by geopolitical tensions in parts of the world, steadily increasing trade, supply chain vulnerabilities caused by severe natural disasters, and an unabated pace of technological advancement. In it, readers see theory come to life through timely, practical, and exciting coverage of logistics fundamentals, and challenges and opportunities for logistics managers in today's dynamic global landscape. The 12th Edition provides the most up-to-date insights and perspectives sourced from reviewers, adopters, and other stakeholders.

    Table of Content

    "Part I: An Overview of Logistics 1. An Overview of Logistics 2. Logistics and Information Technology 3. Strategic and Financial Logistics 4. Organizational and Managerial Issues in Logistics Part II: Supply Chain Management 5. The Supply Chain Management Concept 6. Procurement Part III: Elements of Logistics Systems 7. Demand Management, Ordered Management, and Customer Service 8. Inventory Management 9. Facility Location 10. Warehousing Management 11. Packaging and Materials Handling 12. Transportation 13. Transportation Management 14. International Logistics "

    Salient Features

    Numerous relevant, real-world examples spark and hold student interest. The humorous side of logistics and supply chain management is exemplified in the authors' conversational writing style. NEW! The end-of-chapter cases such as The Adelaide Dairy Company, Fresh Produce Cross-docking Facility, All-Indian Logistics Services and others help students learn the concepts through business situations that include national and international challenges. Fresh insights and perspectives provided by reviewers, adopters, and others—coupled with the expertise of new coauthor A. Michael Knemeyer—keeps the text fresh and up-to-date. "