The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit provides practical, take-away tools for warehouse, inventory and transport managers to apply to the day-to-day challenges of logistics and supply chain management. This book offers applicable solutions to some of the most frequently encountered problems of the industry. The 2nd edition has been thoroughly revised to ensure that all research is updated to reflect the latest innovations in technology and processes. The tools have been revised to ensure the utmost relevance, and a collection of new tools has been added to ensure that the book is relevant and applicable in light of the most recent changes to the sector.
The aim of The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit is to provide today's managers with a toolbox of practical ideas and information to help them in their day-to-day work. It explains a number of the major management tools and suggests areas within supply chain and logistics where they can be applied. The tools have been put into chapters, including supply chains, warehousing, transport and inventory. Online supporting resources include downloadable tools.
Gwynne Richards has over thirty years' experience in warehouse management and logistics. As well as running his own successful logistics consultancy he provides a number of courses on warehouse and transport management for practitioners. He is Module Tutor for TTM full time Masters course at Warwick and Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is also the author of Warehouse Management. Susan Grinsted is an independent educator, trainer and consultant, who works with a number of educational institutions in Britain, France and Finland, as well as with multinational companies all over the world. Her work focuses on transferring knowledge and skills to enable companies to improve their performance.
Section - 00: Introduction;
Section - 01: Warehouse management tools and guides;
Section - 02: Transport management tools;
Section - 03: Inventory management tools;
Section - 04: Supply chain management tools;
Section - 05: Outsourcing tools;
Section - 06: General management tools;
Section - 07: Performance management tools;
Section - 08: Financial management tools and ratios;