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Logistics Management, 2nd Edition by Vinod V. Sople

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Supply Chain Management: A Source of Competitive Advantage

After reading the chapter, the students should be able to understand:

  • Role of logistics in the supply chain
  • Supply chain components and linkages
  • Supply chain mapping and e-business solutions
  • Leveraging logistics for competitiveness

For the benefits of the logistics concept to be realized, there is a need to extend the logic of logistics upstream to suppliers and downstream to customers in the supply chain. Effective logistics management is capable of reducing costs and enhancing ...

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