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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education


Basics — Exercises — Case Studies

ISBN 9783319017686
Publication Date February 2014
Formats Hardcover Paperback Ebook 
Publisher Springer

Logistics is the ideal book for Bachelor students of logistics, providing a solid foundation as well as a practical guide. In modular and clear form, it explains key concepts, principles, and practices of logistics. Learning objectives as well as several case studies are integrated into each chapter. 

It features chapters on Principles of Logistics; Logistics Systems; Transport Systems and Logistics Services; Warehousing, Handling and Picking Systems; Inventory, Stock and Provisioning Management; Logistics Network Planning; IT in Logistics; and Logistics Controlling.  

In addition, the second fully updated German edition has been extended by the chapters Logistics Infrastructure and Investment and Financing in Logistics. 

“This book offers, in a very clear and concise manner, access to fundamental management topics of modern logistics. Well-chosen case studies serve to illustrate best practice solutions.”

Professor Peter Klaus, member of Logistics Hall of Fame

”This new textbook facilitates a comprehensive and easy-to-grasp insight into the complex subject area of logistics. The authors have succeeded in presenting a good mix of theoretical foundation and practical application. Due to its clear structure and extensive range of topics, this book is highly suitable not only for students, but also for practitioners.”

Bernhard Simon, Managing Director, DACHSER GmbH & Co. KG

Professor Harald Gleissner is Dean of the Department of Cooperative Studies, Business Technology, and Director at the Institute of Logistics at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. Dr. J. Christian Femerling is Managing Director of Investa Holding GmbH in Eschborn and Professor for Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the private Neuss University for International Business.

The Principles of Logistics
Logistics Systems
Logistical Infrastructure
Transport Systems and Logistics Services
Warehousing, Handling, and Picking Systems
Inventory, Stock, and Provisioning Management
Logistics Network Planning
IT in Logistics
Investment and Financing in Logistics
Logistics Controlling
Business Models and Industry Solutions.


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