For undergraduate and graduate courses in Logistics
A dynamic foundation to the global study of contemporary logistics
A market-leading text, Contemporary Logistics explores modern logistics from a managerial perspective. These are characterized by geopolitical tensions in parts of the world, steadily increasing trade, supply chain vulnerabilities caused by severe natural disasters, and an unabated pace of technological advancement. In it, readers see theory come to life through timely, practical, and exciting coverage of logistics fundamentals, and challenges and opportunities for logistics managers in today's dynamic global landscape. The 12th Edition provides the most up-to-date insights and perspectives sourced from reviewers, adopters, and other stakeholders.
Part I: An Overview of Logistics 1. An Overview of Logistics 2. Logistics and Information Technology 3. Strategic and Financial Logistics 4. Organizational and Managerial Issues in Logistics Part II: Supply Chain Management 5. The Supply Chain Management Concept 6. Procurement Part III: Elements of Logistics Systems 7. Demand Management, Ordered Management, and Customer Service 8. Inventory Management 9. Facility Location 10. Warehousing Management 11. Packaging and Materials Handling 12. Transportation 13. Transportation Management 14. International Logistics