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Description - Logistics and Supply Chain Management by Dr. Patrik Jonsson

"Logistics and Supply Chain Management" is a comprehensive new text that explains the fundamentals of the subject so that the student understands the 'game rules' goals and objectives when designing, planning and controlling efficient and effective logistics systems in supply chains. It also includes coverage of information technology, the impact of manufacturing and product structures on logistics and supply chain systems, and the environment. Designed specifically with the student in mind, this book is the perfect companion for introductory courses in logistics and supply chain management.The key features are: the book contains many mini cases to illustrate current practice and key concepts defined and described in the book; discussion tasks have been included to help facilitate effective learning and provide reinforcement; a comprehensive glossary has been included at the end of the book; key terms are defined at the end of each chapter; where appropriate, quantitative examples and exercises have been included to help students understand planning and control concepts and analysis tools; and, full solutions are provided in appendix.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780077117382
ISBN-10: 0077117387
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 188mm x 28mm)
Pages: 544
Imprint: McGraw Hill Higher Education
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Dr. Patrik Jonsson

Dr Patrick Jonsson is professor in supply chain management at Chalmers University of Technology. He holds a PhD in production management from Lund University and is CFPIM and CSCP certified through APICS. At Chalmers he is currently Head of the PhD programme at the Department of Technology Management and Economics and lecturers in master's and executive training programmes in Supply Chain Management. He has during the last 15 years co-ordinated and taught numerous logistics and supply chain management courses and programmes at Vaxjoe University and Chalmers University of Technology and in executive and further education programmes for people working in industry. His research which mainly has dealt with manufacturing planning and control, information systems, supplier structures and relations, outsourcing and performance management in supply chains has been published in journals such as Journal of Operations Management, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal and International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management. He is currently on the editorial advisory boards of logistics and business journals.

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