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Logistics Management and Strategy: Competing through the Supply Chain (4th Edition)

 
 
 
 
Logistics Management and Strategy: Competing through the Supply Chain (4th Edition)
Author: Alan Harrison - Remko Van Hoek
ISBN 13: 9780273730224
ISBN 10: 273730223
Edition: 4
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2011-01-28
Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
List Price: $192.40
 
 

Harrison: Logistics Management and Strategy 3e

A concise, applied and strategic introduction to the subject of logistics and supply chain management, perfect for modern managers or students of logistics and supply chain management.

Logistics and supply chain management continue to transform the competitive landscape and have become one of today’s key business issues. This third edition of Logistics Management and Strategy continues to take a practical, integrated and international approach to logistics and includes the very latest research to reflect the innovative and exciting developments in this subject area.

A clear framework guides the reader through the four parts of the book, covering:

  • an introduction to logistics and its contribution to competitiveness and value creation,
  • leveraging logistics operations within the context of the customer,
  • supplier partnerships, interfaces and the challenges of integration,
  • leading-edge thinking in logistics and the future challenges ahead.

New to this edition...

  • more on reverse logistics together with green, ethical and CSR issues
  • revised chapters on supply chain planning and control and on agility
  • fully revised final chapter ties in the future challenges facing logistics more closely with the rest of the book

Every chapter features case studies with study questions, activities and end of chapter discussion questions to help students explore logistical concepts in operational detail. Teaching support notes and PowerPoint slides for lecturers can be downloaded from the book’s website at www.pearsoned.co.uk/harrison

'Well written and contains a wealth of valuable ideas and concepts.' – Dr Jan de Vries, University of Groningen

'Very up-to-date, both in terms of its conceptual framework and the topics covered. Remarkably clear and easy to read.' – Dr Tony Whiteing, University of Huddersfield

Alan Harrison is Professor of Operations and Logistics at Cranfield School of Management, and Director of Research at The Cranfield Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Remko van Hoek is Professor of Supply Chain Management at The Cranfield Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management. He is also Vice President Procurement at Nuon in the Netherlands.