Hardcover. China at the Forefront of Supply Chain Innovation. * This book focuses on leading edge logistics programs, processes, and technologies that will drive supply chain innovation in the 21st c.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 288 pages. 0.588. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Fascinating insights into the changing supply chain industry in China, from leading international experts
A fascinating look at the enormous changes taking place in China today as it evolves from global manufacturer to global consumer marketplace, The Shipping Point: The Rise of China and the Future of Retail Supply Chain Management explores how China's ascension will have a profound impact on the future of retail supply chain management. Bringing together the knowledge and expertise of leading supply chain and retail professionals from around the world to illuminate opportunities that are likely to develop over the next decade in China, the book is essential reading for anyone working with or looking to better understand how supply chains work.
Focusing on cutting edge logistics programs, processes, and technologies that will drive supply chain innovation in the twenty-first century, the book highlights innovative logistics programs that link the Asia Pacific manufacturing base, with international retailers and end consumers. Providing real examples of supply chain innovation in the marketplace to clearly illustrate the ideas in action, the book explores multi-country consolidation in China, strategies for greening the supply chain, supply chain & logistics IT systems, contingency planning strategy, and much more.
In The Shipping Point, international transportation and logistics expert Peter Levesque and a team of contributing authors provide practical expertise and insights into present and future opportunities for consumer retail and supply chain management—and what it will take to turn those opportunities into reality.
From the Back Cover: Praise for The Shipping Point: The Rise of China and the Future of Retail Supply Chain Management
The Shipping Point is a must read for anyone involved in the dynamic, rapidly evolving field of supply chain management in China. Peter Levesque brings his considerable insight and experience together to form with will undoubtedly be the definitive SCM reference guide for many years to come.
—Rob Chipman, CEO, Asian Tigers Mobility, Hong Kong
You can't do business in China unless you understand logistics, The Shipping Point provides a superb overview of this too little understood fundamental. The key to China’s integration into the world economy is supply chain management, and the fulcrum for that activity rests on an important point—The Shipping Point. For businesses that source from China or run China-oriented supply chains the book is a must.
—Franklin L. Lavin, Chairman, Public Affairs, Edelman Asia Pacific Former Undersecretary for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce
An ambitious capture of China's history and the evolution of Supply Chain strategies. A must read for anyone involved in global supply chain! I was impressed by the amount of valuable information. Well done!
—Jack Keating, Vice President, Global Customer Fulfillment, The Timberland Co.
Peter Levesque clearly explains what remains the most important topic in logistics today—the role of China in sourcing retail goods destined for consumer markets around the world. This book takes the reader thorough all the major issues involved in China's continuing dominant role as the world’s factory floor, and should be required reading for anyone hoping to understanding today's globalized consumer product.
—Peter Tirschwell, Senior Vice President, UBM Global Trade/The Journal of Commerce
China is no longer just a major source of products for the world, it is a rapidly growing market itself. For retail and logistics executives thinking about expanding into China, The Shipping Point provides insightful perspectives on what China's evolution into a robust consumer economy means to the future of supply chain management.
—Richard R. Vuylsteke, President, The American Chamber of Commerce (Hong Kong)
Title: The Shipping Point (Hardcover)
Publication Date: 2011
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