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Management of Business Logistics : A Supply-Chain Perspective

Management of Business Logistics : A Supply-Chain Perspective - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0324007510

Cover of Management of Business Logistics : A Supply-Chain Perspective 7TH 03 (ISBN 978-0324007510)
ISBN13: 978-0324007510
ISBN10: 0324007515
Edition: 7TH 03
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2002
International: No

Management of Business Logistics : A Supply-Chain Perspective - 7TH 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324007510

John J. Coyle, Edward J. Bardi and C. John Langley

ISBN13: 978-0324007510
ISBN10: 0324007515
Edition: 7TH 03
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2002
International: No

The latest edition of this market leading text has adopted a supply chain approach, one of the latest developments in logistics management. Its managerial focus blends logistics theory with practical applications and includes updated material of latest transportation regulations and carrier pricing.


  • NEW! Supply Chain Technology Boxes: These boxes illustrate and relate how technological changes have impact on logistic management.
  • NEW! New Chapters: Chapter 11 explores the area of supply chain relationships and the use of third party logistics services. Chapter 13 is devoted to performance measurements. Chapter 15 examines affective financial technologies to manage the supply chain.
  • Supply Chain Focus: A Supply chain approach has been integrated throughout the text.
  • Leading Edge Strategies: Reverse logistics and efficient customer response are addressed to acquaint students with leading edge logistics strategies.
  • Logistics Profiles: These chapter opening vignettes introduce students to the content through familiar real world companies, people and events.
  • On The Line: Applied, concrete examples provide students with hands-on managerial experience of chapter topics.

Author Bio

Coyle, John J. : Pennsylvania State University

Executive Director of the Center for Logistics Research, Professor of Business Administration. John J. Coyle is Professor of Business Administration and Executive Director of the Center for Logistics Research. He also serves as Faculty Representative to the NCAA and the Big Ten for Penn State. He holds a bachelor's degree and master's degree from Penn State, and he earned his doctorate at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, where he was a U.S. Steel Fellow. Professor Coyle has written over 100 publications in the areas of transportation and logistics. He has presented papers on these same topics at professional meetings, including the Council of Logistics Management, the American Marketing Association, the national Academy of Sciences, the Transportation Research Forum, and the Southern Marketing Association. He is the co-author of two best selling textbooks, The Management of Business Logistics, and Transportation. He was editor of the Journal of Business Logistics from 1990 to 1996. He currently serves on the editorial review board of the Journal of Business Logistics, the Supply Chain Review, and the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics.Dr. Coyle's current research focuses on the interfaces between logistics, marketing, and manufacturing with particular emphasis upon supply chain management and channels of distribution. A closely related topic that he is pursuing is reverse channels of distribution and their special logistical problems.In 1991 Dr. Coyle received the Council of Logistics Management's top honor - the Distinguished Service Award. This accolade is emblematic of "an individual who has made a significant contribution to the art and science of logistics."

Bardi, Edward J. : University of Toledo

Dr. Edward J. Bardi is Visiting Professor of Business Logistics at the Pennsylvania State University and Professor Emeritus of Business Logistics at The University of Toledo. He received his Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. degrees from The Pennsylvania State University, majoring in Business Logistics/Transportation Economics. Prior to joining the Penn State faculty, Dr. Bardi was Principal of Bardi Consulting and held faculty positions at the University of Toledo and Iowa State University. In addition, Dr. Bardi was Acting Dean and Associate Dean of the College of Business Administration, The University of Toledo. Dr. Bardi is co-author of two textbooks: The Management of Business Logistics, 6th ed. and Transportation, 5th ed. He has published numerous articles dealing with business logistics, transportation management, carrier selection, economic development, and employee house hold goods movement in various journals including Transportation Journal, Journal of Business Logistics, Handling and Shipping, Baylor Business Review, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Logistics & Transportation Review, and Personnel Journal. Dr. Bardi has served as a consultant to numerous business and public agencies in the areas of business logistics, marketing and economic development. He is a popular seminar leader of domestic and global business logistics management development programs. Dr. Bardi is married to the former Carol Ann Pearson and has two children and three grandchildren.

Langley, C. John : University of Tennessee

C. John Langley, Jr. is the John H. (Red) Dove Distinguished Professor of Logistics and Transportation in the Department of Marketing, Logistics, and Transportation at The University of Tennessee. His degrees, all from Penn State University, include a B.S. in Mathematics, MBA in Finance, and a Ph.D. in Business Logistics and Transportation. Dr. Langley's teaching interests include logistics systems and strategy, transportation strategies, and customer-driven marketing systems. His research interests are in logistics quality, distribution channel strategies, logistics organization, and marketing and pricing issues in the motor carrier industry. His recent publications include articles in the Journal of Business Logistics, the IntemationaI Journal of Physical Distribution and Materials Management, and the Transportation Journal. Dr. Langley is also co-author of two text- books: The Management of Business Logistics and Traffic Management: Planning, Operations, and Control. He participates as a faculty member in various executive and management programs at The University of Tennessee, Northwestern University, and the University of North Florida. Dr. Langley is actively involved with the Council of Logistics Management, serving as a member of the executive committee from 1984 to 1992, and as president in 1990-1991. He is a member of the American Marketing Association and the Warehousing Education & Research Council. Current research projects are related to logistics quality, strategy formulations, and organizational structure. Dr. Langley is a Faculty Scholar of The University of Tennessee College of Business Administration and was honored as Outstanding Alumnus of the Penn State Business Logistics program.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Supply Chain Management.
Chapter 2. Dimensions of Logistics.
Chapter 3. Demand Management and Customer Service.
Chapter 4. Procurement and Supply Management.
Chapter 5. Global Logistics.
Suggested Readings for Part I.

Chapter 6. Managing Inventory Flows in the Supply Chain.
Chapter 7. Inventory Decision Making.
Chapter 8. Warehousing Decisions.
Chapter 9. The Transportation System.
Chapter 10. Transportation Management.
Suggested Readings for Part II.

Chapter 11. Logistics Relationships and Third-Party Logistics.
Chapter 12. Logistics and Supply Chain Information Systems.
Chapter 13. Supply Chain Performance Measurements.
Chapter 14. Network Design and Facility Location.
Chapter 15. Supply Chain Finance.
Chapter 16. Logistics and Supply Chain Challenges for the Future.
Suggested Readings for Part III.

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