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Logistics Management, 2nd Edition by Vinod V. Sople

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Global Logistics: A Pervasive Role in Wheeling International Trade

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

  • Scope and scale of global logistics
  • Operational factors and challenges in global logistics
  • Strategic issues in cross-border goods movement
  • Documentation involved
  • TIR Carnet system by IRU

Global operation of business increases the complexity of logistics with obvious effects on the cost of moving the goods and servicing the customers. With the complexity, an element of uncertainty creeps in and that decreases the capability of control in the movement of goods due to large distances, varied customer demands, ...

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