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European Logistics: Markets, Management and Strategy

European Logistics: Markets, Management and Strategy

Jim Cooper, Michael Browne, Melvyn Peters

ISBN: 978-0-631-19226-8

May 1994, Wiley-Blackwell

344 pages

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$80.00

Description

Based on five years fieldwork it is a timely analysis of the current status of logistics and its future role in European business.
Acknowledgements.

List of Abbreviations.

1. Introduction.

2. European Logistics in Context.

PART 1 DEMAND-SIDE LOGISTICS.

3. European Manufacturing.

4. Innovation in Manufacturing Logistics.

5. European Retailing.

6. Innovation in Retail Logistics.

7. Improving Logistics Efficiency.

PART 2 SUPPLY-SIDE LOGISTICS.

8. Logistic as a Business.

9. Patterns of Logistics Services.

10. The Rise of the Mega-Carrier.

11. Information Technology: Competitive Advantage or Necessity?.

PART 3 THE FUTURE.

12. Will Transport Prices Fall?.

13. Green Logistics.

14. Into the Twenty-First Century.

Notes.

References.

Glossary.

Index.

'in terms of its breadth, authority and readability ... Cooper, Browne and Peters is by far the best.' -- International Journal of Distribution and Logistics Management<!--end-->

' ... warmly recommended.' -- Overseas Trade