Transportation A Global Supply Chain Perspective

Author: John J. Coyle
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 130544535X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Delivering comprehensive coverage of current domestic and global trends, TRANSPORTATION: A SUPPLY CHAIN PERSPECTIVE, 8E equips readers with a solid understanding of what is arguably the most critical−and complex−component of global supply chains. Taking a managerial approach, the text explains the fundamental role and importance of transportation in companies and in society, as well as the complex environment in which transportation service is provided today. It provides a framework and foundation for the role of transportation from a micro and macro perspective in supply chains. It also offers an overview of the operating and service characteristics, cost structure, and current challenges faced by current providers of transportation. In addition, the authors spotlight a variety of critical transportation management issues, providing insightful discussions of the strategic activities and challenges involved in the movement of goods through the supply chain. Completely up to date, the Eighth Edition features new readings, cases, and examples. It emphasizes global topics throughout, includes new coverage of hard and soft technology, and offers expanded discussions of fuel, energy, managerial, economic, and environmental issues. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Transportation A Supply Chain Perspective

Author: John Coyle
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 032478919X
Format: PDF
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Transportation is arguably the most critical component of global supply chains. And one of the most complex. Delivering comprehensive coverage of current domestic and global transportation trends, TRANSPORTATION: A SUPPLY CHAIN PERSPECTIVE, 7e equips your students with a solid understanding of this dynamic field. More student friendly than ever, the SEVENTH EDITION helps readers understand both the fundamental role and importance of transportation in companies and in society, as well as the complex environment in which transportation service is provided today. Taking a managerial approach, the authors give students the tools to successfully adapt to this fast-paced and rapidly changing industry. The text is organized into three parts. Part I provides a framework and foundation for the role of transportation from a micro and macro perspective in supply chains. Discussions include both the theoretical and managerial dimensions of transportation in supply chains, including regulation and public policy. Part II focuses on the providers of transportation, offering an industry overview, operating and service characteristics, cost structure, and current challenges and issues. Part III focuses on a variety of critical transportation management issues, providing insightful discussions of the strategic activities and challenges involved in the movement of goods through the supply chain. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Supply Chain Management A Logistics Perspective

Author: John Coyle
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0324376928
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The eighth edition of SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: A LOGISTICS PERSPECTIVE has refined its focus on the supply chain approach, one of the latest developments in logistics management. Its strategic managerial focus blends logistics theory with practical applications and includes updated material on the latest technology, transportation regulations, pricing, and other issues. This market-leading text continues to focus on the integration of the supply chain approach as an important concept in understanding contemporary logistics management. In addition, this text focuses on changes in the way business is being done, with a particular emphasis on technology. Each chapter opens with Supply Chain Profiles, vignettes that introduce students to the chapter’s topics through familiar real-world companies, people, and events. For this new edition, the majority of the profiles have been changed. Each chapter also includes new and updated On the Line boxed features, which are applied examples that provide students with hands-on managerial experience of the chapter’s topics. Supply Chain Technology boxes appear throughout the text, helping students relate technological developments to supply chain management concepts and logistics practices. Short Cases at the end of each chapter are updated and build on what students have learned in the chapter. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Supply Chain Management

Author: John J. Coyle
Publisher: South-Western Pub
ISBN: 9780538479196
Format: PDF
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The ninth edition of SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: A LOGISTICS PERSPECTIVE refined its focus on the supply chain approach by blending logistics theory with practical applications. Updated material on the latest technology, transportation regulations, pricing, and other issues are introduced using real-world companies, people and events with applied examples of hands-on managerial experience.

Green Logistics and Transportation

Author: Behnam Fahimnia
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 331917181X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book identifies and furthers the state of the art in green logistics and transportation with a supply chain focus. It includes discussions on concerns and linkages across policy, corporate strategy and operations and inter-organizational relationships and practices. Separate sections are assigned to discuss issues related to greening of logistics and transportation functions, including green logistics network, green land transportation and green air and water transportation. Linking research with practice is another important feature of the book as various techniques and research methodologies are utilized to explain and analyze green logistics and transportation concepts and issues. The authors come from throughout the world from a variety of backgrounds (e.g. policy, technical, engineering, and management backgrounds) to provide solutions and insights from their regional and global perspectives to some of the world’s most critical green logistics and transportation issues.

Global Logistics

Author: C. Donald J. Waters
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749448134
Format: PDF, Docs
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The field of logistics is developing at a remarkable pace and its role is now integral to the long term plans of almost all businesses. Communications and IT are offering ever more opportunities; world trade is growing; new markets are developing; yet at the same time there is increasing concern for the environment. The world of logistics is constantly evolving in response to these changes. In the same way, the fifth edition of this established book has evolved to represent the current trends, best practice and latest thinking on global logistics. It serves as a forum allowing the contributors, a range of acknowledged sector specialists, to discuss key logistics issues and give their authoritative views.

The Management of Business Logistics

Author: John Joseph Coyle
Publisher: South-Western Pub
ISBN: 9780324007510
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The latest edition of this market leading text has adopted a supply chain approach, one of the latest developments in logistics management. Its managerial focus blends logistics theory with practical applications and includes updated material of latest transportation regulations and carrier pricing.

Visualize This

Author: Nathan Yau
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527760229
Format: PDF, ePub
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A guide on how to visualise and tell stories with data, providing practical design tips complemented with step-by-step tutorials.