A broad vision of supply chain management is necessary to implement European distribution successfully. European Distribution and Supply Chain Logistics focuses on logistics in the European region.
This book discusses proven concepts and do's & don'ts for European distribution, as well as for supply chain logistics across three clusters:
Each chapter starts with an awareness case and ends with fifteen questions for discussion, a real life case and five reflecting questions. Based on this formula the book is well-suited for students and practitioners in the area of logistics and supply chain management.
Study Advice and Introduction Part 1: Distribution and Supply Chain Management 1. Trends in European Distribution 2. Trends in Supply Chain Management Part 2: Fundamentals of European Distribution Logistics 3. Integrated Concepts within European Distribution Logistics 4. Distribution Logistics and Product Characteristics 5. European Transport Network 6. European Warehousing and Site Selection 7. Inventory Management and DRP 8. Cost Management 9. Economic Trade-Off Decisions 10. Pipeline Management 11. Contract Logistics 12. An Approach to Developing European Distribution Strategies 13. ICT in European Distribution Logistics Part 3: Demand and Supply Chain Management 14. The Integrated DSCM Concept 15. E-Business and E-Logistics 16. Efficient Replenishment Upstream 17. Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) 18. Supply Chain Control and Assessment