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By Baker, Peter; Rushton, Alan; Croucher, Phil

ISBN-10: 0749457147

ISBN-13: 9780749457143

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ISBN-13: 9780749459352

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ISBN-13: 9781231241240

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ISBN-13: 9781621983927

Now in its fourth variation, The guide of Logistics and Distribution Management covers the total scope of logistics and distribution, delivering a large strategic framework for making plans in addition to a transparent and simple description of the elemental services and components. This definitive instruction manual in actual fact explains: ideas of logistics and distribution; making plans and logistics; procurement and stock judgements; warehousing and garage; freight shipping; operational management.
Fully revised and increased with fresh chapters on provide chain segmentation, air delivery, maritime delivery and outsourcing, there's unique dialogue of the most recent tendencies and matters that confront logistics. This e-book may also help in logistics managers' quest to enhance carrier and decrease rate, in addition to protecting them conscious of the numerous assorted elements of logistics and the availability chain. it's going to be of curiosity to practising managers and supervisors, to applicants taking tests for some of the specialist institutes, and to scholars who're analyzing for levels in logistics, distribution and provide chain management.

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It is notable that all of these elements are affected by the standard and quality of the logistics operations that are an integral part of getting a product to market. Thus, these elements can provide the basis for identifying the different aspects of logistics that should form a part of any customer service offering, and also, and this is of equal importance, these elements should become the basis of the key measurements that are used to monitor operational success or failure. This will be considered in the final sections of this chapter.

Initially 8 Concepts of logistics and distribution the benefits were recognized by manufacturers who developed distribution operations to reflect the flow of their product through the supply chain. 1970s This was an important decade in the development of the distribution concept. One major change was the recognition by some companies of the need to include distribution in the functional management structure of an organization. The decade also saw a change in the structure and control of the distribution chain.

One major change was the recognition by some companies of the need to include distribution in the functional management structure of an organization. The decade also saw a change in the structure and control of the distribution chain. There was a decline in the power of the manufacturers and suppliers, and a marked increase in that of the major retailers. The larger retail chains developed their own distribution structures, based initially on the concept of regional or local distribution depots to supply their stores.

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