Logistics Management

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ISBN:

9780198098898

Publication date:

16/12/2014

Paperback

608 pages

241.0x184.0mm

Price: 895.00 INR

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ISBN:

9780198098898

Publication date:

16/12/2014

Paperback

608 pages

241.0x184.0mm

First Edition

S.L. Ganapathi & S.K. Nandi

Logistics Management is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the requirements of postgraduate management students specializing in operations and international business. Written in a student-friendly manner, it describes the topic extensively and provides numerous figures and exhibits showcasing managerial aspects of logistics management.

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First Edition

S.L. Ganapathi & S.K. Nandi

Description

Logistics Management is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the requirements of postgraduate management students specializing in operations and international business. Written in a student-friendly manner, it describes the topic extensively and provides numerous figures and exhibits showcasing managerial aspects of logistics management. The book is divided into four parts. Part I, Introduction to Logistics and Integration, introduces the basic concepts of logistics, its relevance and relation with supply chain management in both, national and international scenarios. Part II, Logistics Delivery and Fulfilment, covers unitization, palletization, and containerization along with various forms of transport including surface, marine, and air. This section also deals with material handling and role of ports in facilitating international logistics. Following this, Part III, Logistics Documentation and Processes—Aligning to National and International Trade, describes the role of customs in regulating international trade and covers insurance and processes of documentation related to domestic and international trade. The concluding section, Part IV, Logistics Strategy and Supply Chain Management, discusses system planning, warehousing, inventory management, and technology in logistics. With the inclusion of real-life case studies in the Indian context, this book will be useful for students as well as young professionals.

First Edition

S.L. Ganapathi & S.K. Nandi

Table of contents

PART I: LOGISTICS INTRODUCTION AND INTEGRATION
Chapter 1. Introduction to Logistics
Chapter 2. Logistics in Supply Chain Context
PART II: LOGISTICS DELIVERY AND FULFILMENT
Chapter 3. Unitization, Palletization, and Containerization
Chapter 4. Marine Transportation
Chapter 5. Air Transportation
Chapter 6. Surface Transport—Road
Chapter 7. Surface Transport—Rail
Chapter 8. Ports, Harbours, Docks, and Terminals
PART III: LOGISTICS DOCUMENTATION AND PROCESSES—ALIGNING TO NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Chapter 9. Role of Customs in Regulating International Trade
Chapter 10. International Trade Documentation and International Finance
Chapter 11. Documentation for Domestic Transport and Compliance
Chapter 12. Insurance and Risk Management in Logistics
PART IV: LOGISTICS STRATEGY AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Chapter 13. Logistics Strategy, Systems Planning, and Implementation
Chapter 14. Warehousing
Chapter 15. Inventory Management
Chapter 16. Technology in Logistics
Chapter 17. Logistics Services and Intermediaries, Service Providers, and Outsourcing in Logistics

First Edition

S.L. Ganapathi & S.K. Nandi

Features

  • Covers important Acts such as the Customs Act, Indian Port Act, and Road Transport Act to enable young professionals understand the system followed in this field
  • Provides separate and detailed chapters on documentation for international and domestic trade
  • Presents numerous real-life exhibits and case studies while discussing concepts, providing a good balance between theory and practice
  • Includes interesting critical thinking questions, project assignments, and concept-review questions to help students hone their managerial skills
  • Online Resources:
  • The companion website of the book contains the following additional resources to aid faculty:
  • PowerPoint Slides
  • Instructor's Manual

First Edition

S.L. Ganapathi & S.K. Nandi

First Edition

S.L. Ganapathi & S.K. Nandi

Description

Logistics Management is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the requirements of postgraduate management students specializing in operations and international business. Written in a student-friendly manner, it describes the topic extensively and provides numerous figures and exhibits showcasing managerial aspects of logistics management. The book is divided into four parts. Part I, Introduction to Logistics and Integration, introduces the basic concepts of logistics, its relevance and relation with supply chain management in both, national and international scenarios. Part II, Logistics Delivery and Fulfilment, covers unitization, palletization, and containerization along with various forms of transport including surface, marine, and air. This section also deals with material handling and role of ports in facilitating international logistics. Following this, Part III, Logistics Documentation and Processes—Aligning to National and International Trade, describes the role of customs in regulating international trade and covers insurance and processes of documentation related to domestic and international trade. The concluding section, Part IV, Logistics Strategy and Supply Chain Management, discusses system planning, warehousing, inventory management, and technology in logistics. With the inclusion of real-life case studies in the Indian context, this book will be useful for students as well as young professionals.

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Table of contents

PART I: LOGISTICS INTRODUCTION AND INTEGRATION
Chapter 1. Introduction to Logistics
Chapter 2. Logistics in Supply Chain Context
PART II: LOGISTICS DELIVERY AND FULFILMENT
Chapter 3. Unitization, Palletization, and Containerization
Chapter 4. Marine Transportation
Chapter 5. Air Transportation
Chapter 6. Surface Transport—Road
Chapter 7. Surface Transport—Rail
Chapter 8. Ports, Harbours, Docks, and Terminals
PART III: LOGISTICS DOCUMENTATION AND PROCESSES—ALIGNING TO NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Chapter 9. Role of Customs in Regulating International Trade
Chapter 10. International Trade Documentation and International Finance
Chapter 11. Documentation for Domestic Transport and Compliance
Chapter 12. Insurance and Risk Management in Logistics
PART IV: LOGISTICS STRATEGY AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Chapter 13. Logistics Strategy, Systems Planning, and Implementation
Chapter 14. Warehousing
Chapter 15. Inventory Management
Chapter 16. Technology in Logistics
Chapter 17. Logistics Services and Intermediaries, Service Providers, and Outsourcing in Logistics

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