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Global Logistics: New Directions in Supply Chain Management [Kindle Edition]

Donald Waters
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The world of logistics is constantly evolving and in the same way, the sixth edition of this established book has evolved to represent the current trends, best practice and latest thinking in global logistics. It serves as a forum allowing the contributors, a range of acknowledged sector specialists, to discuss key logistics issues and share their authoritative views.

To keep its contemporary focus new chapters have been added covering subjects including: agile supply chains, creating shareholder value, IT, performance measurement, internet trading and humanitarian supply chains. The remaining chapters have all been updated.

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"..in this short review I cannot possibly describe all the many highlights...This book is a great resource for every logistics student, manager and leader. I did not want to give it back." -- Logistics and Transport Focus

"Addresses key issues in Global Logistics and distribution planning."
-- Journal of Economic Literature

"Highlights key issues including the wider integration of logistics, the growing importance of logistics strategies, improved communications and technology..." -- Book News Inc - May 2007

"Students, managers and professionals will find this book an essential tool." -- Supply Management

"This book is a must read for students on logistics and supply
chain management courses..." -- Dorothea Carvalho, Director of Professional Development, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK)

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Covers current and future trends in logistics and distribution from an international perspective. Contributors from industry, consultancy and education.

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4.0 out of 5 stars nice book! 16 April 2011
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Format:Paperback
Its a nice book covering lots of topics.but the most important aspect is it is quite global in coverage yet gives regional insight.i would recommend this book for sure for logistics students.cheers!
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2.0 out of 5 stars Very old references and outdated 24 July 2008
By O. Boiesen - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
I haven't read the whole book, but on the chapters of trends in transportation/distribution (22) and logistics in general (1&2) his referances are quite old (1995-2002), not catching up the newest trends in the sector. The performance indicators showing markets trends should be newer than of 2002, and can not be used if you are a logistics/scm professional.
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