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Logistics Management

ISBN : 9780198098898

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¥3,465
Author: 
S. K. Nandi; S. L. Ganapathi
Pages
608 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
185 x 241 mm
Pub date
Jan 2015
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Logistics Management is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the requirements of postgraduate management students specializing in Operations or International Business. Written in a student-friendly style, it describes the theory extensively and provides numerous figures and exhibits showcasing managerial aspects of Logistics Management. The book is divided into 4 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, includes chapters on role of customs in regulating international trade, insurance and processes of documentation related to domestic and international trade. The concluding section, Part IV, Logistics Strategy and SCM, provides discussions on system planning, warehousing, inventory management and technology in logistics. With the inclusion of real life case studies in Indian context and written in a simple manner, this book will be useful for students and young professionals.

Index: 

SECTION I LOGISTICS INTRODUCTION AND INTEGRATION
1. INTRODUCTION TO LOGISTICS
2. LOGISTICS IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN CONTEXT
SECTION II LOGISTICS DELIVERY AND FULFILLMENT
3. UNITIZATION, PALLETIZATION AND CONTAINERIZATION
4. MARINE TRANSPORTATION
5. AIR TRANSPORTATION
6. ROAD TRANSPORT
7. RAIL TRANSPORT
8. PORTS AND FACILITIES
SECTION III LOGISTICS DOCUMENTATION & PROCESSES- ALIGNING TO NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE
9. ROLE OF CUSTOMS IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE
10. INTERNATIONAL TRADE DOCUMENTATION AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
11. INTERNATIONAL TRADE DOCUMENTATION AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
12. INSURANCE
SECTION IV LOGISTICS STRATEGY AND SCM
13. LOGISTICS STRATEGY, SYSTEMS PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION
14. WAREHOUSING
15. INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
16. TECHNOLOGY IN LOGISTICS
17. LOGISTICS INTERMEDIARIES AND OUTSOURCING

About the author: 

Subrata Kumar Nandi is currently professor at ICFAI Business School, Pune. He has also been associated with corporate organizations such as Coal India, Dalmia Cement, Hughes Communications, and Archies Limited.; S. L. Ganapathi has over 30 years of work experience and is currently Managing Director of Shelka Marketing Services Pvt. Ltd and Chairman Symatec Associates Pvt. Ltd. He is also visiting faculty at many institutes including IIFT Delhi/Kolkata, IMI, and FIIB and is also associated with IIM, Kolkata in Management Development Programmes.

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