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Combining organizational logistics with a strong focus on economic performance, this is the ideal text for all students of transport economics and management. This unique approach ensures that the reader will be ideally positioned to study all aspects of the transport course. Within the broad context of the supply chain that serves the transport task, topics covered include; the environment, deregulation and competitive tendering, market demand, costs and prices, and strategic management. The roles of people, work, and organizations within the supply chain are emphasized throughout the book. The text is well balanced with coverage of both theoretical management and its practical application in the transportation sector. Up-to-date case studies illustrate key issues in an accessible manner, and each chapter ends with discussion questions relating to the key issues covered. These features result in a thorough and practical guide to the subject, providing students with an unsurpassed reference to all aspects of the transport sector.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198776413
ISBN-10: 0198776411
Format: Paperback
(247mm x 188mm x 21mm)
Pages: 374
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 14-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ann Brewer

David Hensher is Founding Director of the Institute of Transport Studies (a Commonwealth Key Centre) and Professor of Management in the Faculty of Economics at The University of Sydney. He has published extensively in the leading international transport journals and key journals in economics. Ann Brewer is the Foundation Professor of Organizational Logistics at the University of Sydney, and the Director of the Institute of Transport Studies Logistics Management group.