Supply Chain Logistics Management
McGraw-Hill, 2002 - Business & Economics - 656 pages
This text attempts to bolster traditional logistics courses and invigorate supply chain management courses by examining traditional logistics issues within the context of the supply chain. This text provides a solid foundation that clearly describes the role of logistics within the supply chain, portraying a complete view of the subject and going further to show how all the pieces fit together. The book features: coverage of the contemporary technology in this industry such as Information Networks, Enterprise Resource Planning and Decision Support Systems; the MSU Loga Simulation which stresses a complete range of supply chain decisions, allowing the students to become familiar, in a practical way, with all stages of supply chain decisions that they will meet as practitioners; and a realistic and thorough understanding of both procurement and distribution issues with equal balance.
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