Plunkett's Transportation, Supply Chain & Logistics Industry Almanac 2009

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Jack W. Plunkett
Plunkett Research, Ltd., Mar 1, 2009 - Business & Economics - 664 pages
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The immense, global transportation and logistics sector is vital to businesses of all types. This carefully-researched book covers exciting trends in supply chain and logistics management, transportation, just in time delivery, warehousing, distribution, intermodal shipment systems, logistics services, purchasing and advanced technologies such as RFID. This reference tool includes thorough market analysis as well as our highly respected trends analysis. You'll find a complete overview, industry analysis and market research report in one superb, value-priced package. It contains thousands of contacts for business and industry leaders, industry associations, Internet sites and other resources.This book also includes statistical tables, an industry glossary and thorough indexes. The corporate profiles section of the book includes our proprietary, in-depth profiles of the 500 leading companies in all facets of the transportation and logistics industry. Here you'll find complete profiles of the hot companies that are making news today, the largest, most successful corporations in the business. Purchasers of either the book or PDF version can receive a free copy of the company profiles database on CD-ROM, enabling key word search and export of key information, addresses, phone numbers and executive names with titles for every company profiled.
  

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Contents

CHAIN LOGISTICS
Introduction 1
Major Trends Affecting the Transportation Supply Chain Logistics Industry 7
Transportation Supply Chain Logistics Industry Statistics 40
TRANSPORTATION SUPPLY CHAIN
20052007 49
Continued from the previous page
12 Months Ended November 2008 64
19912008 70
20012007 76
Important Transportation Supply Chain Logistics Industry Contacts
Labor Unions
THE TRANSPORTATION 450
Individual Profiles on each of THE TRANSPORTATION 450 153
Additional Indexes
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Jack W. Plunkett is CEO & Publisher of Plunkett Research, Ltd., a Houston-based provider of market research and industry information in printed and electronic formats. Plunkett's client list includes 5,000 leading corporations, universities and government agencies worldwide. Plunkett's research products are distributed electronically through subscriptions to its website, www.plunkettresearch.com, and around the globe by major booksellers and news distributors. Jack Plunkett's work has been widely covered by hundreds of magazines, newspapers and broadcast stations, including stories in USA Today and Inc. Magazine. Plunkett is frequently interviewed as an expert source by publications such as Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal. The New York Times and Investor's Business Daily, media outlets such as NPR's Marketplace, ABC, and CBS Marketwatch, as well as local and regional newspapers and national columnists.

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