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Implementing effective logistics strategies when operating internationally differs from managing domestic logistics because of specific factors such as shipping regulations, transportation concerns, and cultural differences. This indispensable guide presents a coherent perspective on contemporary global logistics from raw materials through production to the customer.
Now in its second edition, the book includes sections on: the roles of governments and intermediaries * international sourcing * the application of local trade laws * ocean, air, and surface carriers and systems.
Plus, this second edition has been revised with new information on supply chain management, important updates of U.S. shipping regulations, new case studies, chapter review questions, and standardized international terms of sale.
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Donald F. Wood (San Francisco, CA) is a professor of Transportation in the School of Business at San Francisco State University. Anthony Barone (Parsipanny, New Jersey) is an independent consultant. Paul Murphy (Cleveland, OH) is an associate professor of Business Logistics in the Department of Management at John Carroll University. Daniel L. Wardlow (San Francisco, CA) is associate professor of Marketing and Logistics in the School of Business at San Francisco State University.Review:
A most useful textbook for students and those considering logistics as a career route. - Logistics Focus; The authors have filled a gap in the business logistics arena ... a suitable text for use in international transportation and logistics courses. - Defense Transportation Journal, June 1997
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