Global Logistics and Distribution Planning: Strategies for Management

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Kogan Page Publishers, 2003 - Business & Economics - 436 pages
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Effective logistics and distribution is essential to the long-term success of a company and is an area of constant innovation. Taking an international perspective, this book outlines the current situation and provides useful ideas and practical information on trends. This edition has been updated to cover: the strategic development of logistics and the supply chains; the design and implementation of logistics strategies; the continuing integration of the supply chain; the developments in e-commerce; the effects of lean and agile operations; measuring and improving performance; environmental issues; and international views on logistics.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Figures
5
New directions in logistics
22
Future trends in supply chain management
33
Tables
40
Agile supply chain operating environments
56
Time compression in the supply chain
66
Formulating a logistics strategy
82
Delivering sustainability through supply chain management
233
Retail logistics
249
scope services
276
Training in logistics
290
the continuing search for sustainable solutions
308
one tradition ends and another
321
The changing supply of logistics services in the UK
339
Global strategy
352

Thinking strategically about supply chain relationships
104
the next frontier
117
Internet traders can increase profitability by reshaping their
137
Organization the supply chain and IT
151
Performance measurement and management in the supply chain
172
Benchmarking in logistics and supply chain management
194
Outsourcing the logistics function
212
Developments in Western European logistics strategies
361
Logistics strategies for Central and Eastern Europe
382
Routetomarket for Western consumer goods in Asia
399
Logistics strategies for North America
413
Index
429
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