This comprehensive discussion—covering the planning, organizing, and controlling of such activities as transportation, inventory maintenance, order processing, purchasing, warehousing, materials handling, packaging, customer service standards, and product scheduling—is specifically designed to help learners solve the actual problems that they will encounter in today's marketplace. It provides the basic decision making tools and concepts used for finding cost reduction and strategic opportunities. KEY TOPICS A six part organization covers introduction and planning, customer service goals, transport strategy, inventory strategy, location strategy, and organization and control. For logistics analysts, supply chain analysts, logistics managers, distribution analysts, logistics planners, directors of logistics, directors of distribution, supply chain consultants, logistics consultants, industrial engineers, operations analysts, and operations managers.
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