Delivering the Goods
2. Auflage 2016,
384 Seiten, Kartoniert, Paperback, Format (B × H): 156 mm x 234 mm, Gewicht: 585 g
Verlag: Kogan Page
Manners-Bell Introduction to Global LogisticsIntroduction to Global Logistics offers a step-by-step guide to global logistics. Covering the breadth of logistics, this highly accessible text is illustrated by engaging case studies of market leaders. In this comprehensive second instalment of Global Logistics Strategies, John Manners-Bell provides an in-depth definition, description and exploration of the strategic principles and practices in transportation modes and supply chain verticals, including: freight forwarding, contract logistics, shipping, road freight, air cargo and express. The book also examines major sectors, including automotive, chemical, pharmaceutical, retail, consumer, and high tech.
Introduction to Global Logistics offers a detailed examination of key topics, including: how the logistics industry has developed, how it is influenced by macro-economic factors and demand-side trends, what the risks are to the industry, and how it will develop over the coming years. It examines important trends and developments that are shaping the industry, including 3D printing, megacities, and post-harvest food losses.
Online resources available: Chapter-supporting lecturer slides.
Weitere Infos & Material
Section - 00: Introduction; Section - 01: What's shaping the global logistics market?; Section - 02: An industry in transformation: towards consolidation; Section - 03: Logistics market development by geography; Section - 04: The emergence of logistics clusters; Section - 05: International freight forwarding; Section - 06: Contract logistics; Section - 07: European road freight; Section - 08: Express parcels; Section - 09: Air cargo; Section - 10: Container shipping; Section - 11: The European rail and intermodal sectors; Section - 12: Supply chain technologies; Section - 13: Supply chain dynamics of vertical sectors; Section - 14: Risks in global supply chains; Section - 15: The e-commerce logistics phenomenon; Section - 16: Supply chain innovation and disruption; Section - 17: Ethical and sustainable supply chain strategies;