Logistics Management and Strategy: Competing Through The Supply Chain (3rd Edition) [Thirded.]0273712764, 9780273712763

Author : Alan Harrison, Remko Van Hoek
Description:Logistics and supply chain management continue to transform the competitive landscape and have become one of today's key business issues. This third edition of Logistics Management and Strategy continues to take a practical, integrated and international approach to logistics and includes the very latest research to reflect the innovative and exciting developments in this subject area. A clear framework guides the reader through the four parts of the book, covering: * an introduction to logistics and its contribution to competitiveness and value creation, * leveraging logistics operations within the context of the customer, * supplier partnerships, interfaces and the challenges of integration, * leading-edge thinking in logistics and the future challenges ahead. New to this edition...* more on reverse logistics together with green, ethical and CSR issues * revised chapters on supply chain planning and control and on agility * fully revised final chapter ties in the future challenges facing logistics more closely with the rest of the book Every chapter features case studies with study questions, activities and end of chapter discussion questions to help students explore logistical concepts in operational detail. Teaching support notes and PowerPoint slides for lecturers can be downloaded from the book's website at www.pearsoned.co.uk/harrison 'Well written and contains a wealth of valuable ideas and concepts.' Dr Jan de Vries, University of Groningen 'Very up-to-date, both in terms of its conceptual framework and the topics covered. Remarkably clear and easy to read.' Dr Tony Whiteing, University of Huddersfield
Categories: Business Logistics
Year :2008
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 343
File Info : pdf 5 Mb