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The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management, 5th Edition

Book Description

The Handbook of Logistics and Distribution Management is the definitive introduction to all the main elements of modern logistics and distribution. An invaluable guide for distribution, logistics and supply-chain professionals as well as students it covers key topics such as planning for logistics, procurement and inventory decisions, warehousing, freight and operational management.The fifth edition has been completely revised and updated throughout with new material on humanitarian logistics, multichannel fulfilment and reverse logistics.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover page
  2. Title page
  3. Imprint
  4. Table of contents
  5. List of figures
  6. List of tables
  7. Preface
  8. Abbreviations
  9. Part 1: Concepts of logistics and distribution
    1. 01 Introduction to logistics and distribution
    2. 02 Integrated logistics and the supply chain
    3. 03 Customer service and logistics
    4. 04 Channels of distribution
    5. 05 Key issues and challenges for logistics and the supply chain
  10. Part 2: Planning for logistics
    1. 06 Planning framework for logistics
    2. 07 Logistics processes
    3. 08 Supply chain segmentation
    4. 09 Logistics network planning
    5. 10 Logistics management and organization
    6. 11 Multichannel fulfilment
    7. 12 Manufacturing logistics
  11. Part 3: Procurement and inventory decisions
    1. 13 Basic inventory planning and management
    2. 14 Inventory and the supply chain
    3. 15 Procurement and supply
  12. Part 4: Warehousing and storage
    1. 16 Principles of warehousing
    2. 17 Storage and handling systems (palletized)
    3. 18 Storage and handling systems (non-palletized)
    4. 19 Order picking and packing
    5. 20 Receiving and dispatch
    6. 21 Warehouse design
    7. 22 Warehouse management and information
  13. Part 5: Freight transport
    1. 23 International logistics: modal choice
    2. 24 Maritime transport
    3. 25 Air transport
    4. 26 Rail and intermodal transport
    5. 27 Road freight transport: vehicle selection
    6. 28 Road freight transport: vehicle costing
    7. 29 Road freight transport: planning and resourcing
  14. Part 6: Operational management
    1. 30 Cost and performance monitoring
    2. 31 Benchmarking
    3. 32 Information and communication technology in the supply chain
    4. 33 Outsourcing: services and decision criteria
    5. 34 Outsourcing: the selection process
    6. 35 Outsourcing management
    7. 36 Security and safety in distribution
    8. 37 Logistics and the environment
    9. 38 Humanitarian logistics
  15. References
  16. Index
  17. Full imprint