Global Logistics Strategies: Delivering the Goods
Publication Date 1 Jan 2014
OverviewGlobal Logistics Strategies offers a step-by-step guide to global logistics. Covering the breadth of logistics, this highly accessible text covers everything you need to know and is illustrated by engaging case studies of market leaders such as DHL. In this comprehensive book, John Manners-Bell provides an in-depth definition, description and exploration of: freight forwarding, contract logistics, shipping, road freight, air cargo and express. The book also examines major sectors, including Automotive, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Retail, Consumer, and High Tech. Global Logistics Strategies offers a detailed examination of key topics, including: how the logistics industry has developed, how it is influenced by macro-economic factors and demand-side trends, what the risks are to the industry, and how it will develop over the coming years. It examines important trends and developments that are shaping the industry, including 3D printing, megacities, and post-harvest food losses. Includes online resources, including chapter summaries and figures.