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PART I: INTRODUCTION .- The Context of Logistics .- Integrating the SC .- PART II: PLANNING THE.- SUPPLY CHAIN .- Logistics Strategy .- Implementing the Strategy .- Locating Facilities .- Planning Resources .- Controlling Material Flow .- Measuring & Improving Performance .- PART III: ACTIVITIES IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN .- Procurement .- Inventory Management .- Warehousing & Material Handling Transport .- Global Logistics.

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'Supply Chain Management: An Introduction to Logistics is an essential introduction to the crucial aspects of logistics and supply chain management, supported by expertly written case studies.' - Government Opportunities Praise for the first edition: 'a well written text which is easy to understand and presented in a clear and succinct format. The book focuses on application throughout, with reference to companies, practical examples and questions.' - Richard Crompton, University of Huddersfield, UK 'An interesting read with many good examples. The messages are kept simple and easy to follow. There is primarily a focus on important concepts which are well explained ... this has the making of an excellent introductory text.' - Mark Teale, University of Lincoln, UK 'I was delighted to see the Table of Contents. A book I have been searching for! I like the approach, with a broad focus [and] the up-to-date focus is appreciated.' - Martin Hoffen, Oxford Brookes University, UK 'There are very few books on this subject and none that I know which have this breadth of coverage.' - Nigel Foot, Aston University, UK

About the Author

DONALD WATERS was professor of Management at the University of Calgary, Canada. He has extensive experience of teaching and researching in the area of supply chain management and logistics.

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'Supply Chain Management: An Introduction to Logistics is an essential introduction to the crucial aspects of logistics and supply chain management, supported by expertly written case studies.' - Government Opportunities Praise for the first edition: 'a well written text which is easy to understand and presented in a clear and succinct format. The book focuses on application throughout, with reference to companies, practical examples and questions.' - Richard Crompton, University of Huddersfield, UK 'An interesting read with many good examples. The messages are kept simple and easy to follow. There is primarily a focus on important concepts which are well explained ... this has the making of an excellent introductory text.' - Mark Teale, University of Lincoln, UK 'I was delighted to see the Table of Contents. A book I have been searching for! I like the approach, with a broad focus [and] the up-to-date focus is appreciated.' - Martin Hoffen, Oxford Brookes University, UK 'There are very few books on this subject and none that I know which have this breadth of coverage.' - Nigel Foot, Aston University, UK

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