Logistics Management For International Business : Text And Cases

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Publisher PHI Learning All MCom books by PHI Learning
ISBN 9788120337923
Author: S Sudalaimuthu and S Anthony Raj
Number of Pages 416
Available in all digital devices
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About The Book Logistics Management For International Business
Book Summary:

In todays globalised economic development, international transactions form an integral part of economic activities. Logistics Management encompasses planning and management of all activities, involving sourcing and procurement of cargo by effective and economically feasible coordination and collaboration with channel partners, and provision of product and service packages from point-of-origin to point-of-consumption at the right time and at the right place.

This book gives, with theoretical and practical expertise, a comprehensive coverage of the logistic concepts, techniques, and their applications in the world cargo industry. Besides, it provides an in-depth understanding of the strategic framework of Logistics Management, the technologies, and the components used in logistic operations. It also covers export-import trade and documentations, shipping formalities, warehouse and inventory management, ERP concepts, logistics operation of major portsand more.

Key Feature :

Case Studies are provided at the end of most chapters, which tend a practical orientation to the subject.

This book is primarily intended as a text for postgraduate students of Management (MBA/MIB) and Commerce (M.Com.IB). It will also prove useful for the students of those engineering disciplines where the subject is prescribed as an elective course. In addition, practising managers in international business will find the book valuable as a reference

Table of Contents:
1. Introduction
2. Logistics and Management
3. Logistics and Documentation
4. Transportation
5. Carriage of Goods by Land
6. Carriage of Goods by Sea
7. Ocean Freight Rates
8. Ocean Freight Calculation
9. Shipping Formalities
10. Types of Ships
11. Shipping Intermediaries
12. Important Sea Routes
13. Major Ports in India
14. Worlds Major Ports
15. Containerisation
16. Inland Container Depots and Container Freight Stations
17. Airline Industry
18. Air Cargo Industry
19. Warehouse Management
20. Inventory Management
21. Information and Communication Technology in Logistics Management
22. Enterprise Resource Planning
23. Reverse Logistics