The logistician plays a critical role in the growth of his or her company - in this third edition of Essentials of Logistics, the conceptual framework in which all the stakes and themes of logistics is systematically analyzed, with a strong focus on the role of the supply chain.Indeed, many elements are critical to the successful logistical strateg

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Introduction What is “The Essentials of Logistics and Management” ?

What is “The Essentials of Logistics and Management” ?

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 2

2.1 Introduction
ByThe Structure and the Operations of Logistics Systems

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5 Measuring the risk

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Chapter 3

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2.5 What is the impact of supply chain deverticalization?

3.3.1 Digital strategy at the service of company competitiveness

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5.2 Lessons learned

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Chapter 4

4.1 Introduction
ByStatistical Forecasting, Demand Analysis

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Processes of model control (examples)

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Action (2) within the supply chain

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11 Glossary

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Chapter 5

5.1 Understanding the growing importance
ByLeading in Service Innovation: Three Perspectives on Customer Service Value Delivery

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Chapter 6

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Buyer’s integrity

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1The Just in Time approach, of misleading simplicity

7.1 The Just in Time approach, of misleading simplicity
ByProduction Systems

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2.1 Internal logic of MRP

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5The author

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Chapter 8

8.1 The different levels of logistics maturity
ByThe Management of Distribution and Operational Logistics

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External areas organization

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Avoid a winner-loser approach:

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8.6.1 E-business and E-logistics

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6.2 Example of a transport application

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Chapter 9

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B Logistics cost

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3.2 Transport supply

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5 First Focus: Rail freight transport in Europe

9.5.1 Three main services

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7 Third Focus: Urban freight transport

9.7.1 What is urban freight? Different cities, different needs, and many specific supply chains

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Antoine Frémont

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Chapter 10

10.1 Introduction
ByLogistics of International Trade

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7The authors

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Chapter 11

11.1 Introduction
ByInformation Systems

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B MES: Manufacturing Execution Systems

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Chapter 12

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4 e-Supply chain: M2A versus A2A

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Chapter 13

13.1 What is operations research?
ByOperations Research in Logistics.

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2 Vehicle routing problems

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4.2 The cheapest insertion algorithm

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4.3 Christofides’ algorithm

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9 References

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2Discrete-event simulation

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3.2 Monte Carlo simulation

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A Definition

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Kendall Notation

= 1 –

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Simulation for real-time operations

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2The roots of lean in the Buddhist Philosophy

15.1 Introduction What does lean supply chain mean?
ByThe Lean Supply Chain

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5 Time is critical for everything

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9 Management Information Systems and Lean

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Chapter 16

16.1 Introduction
ByMarketing and Innovation Management

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2Marketing evolution: widening scope and customer focus

16.2.1 A widening scope

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The market as a network of actors

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6 System selling

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Chapter 17

17.1 Introduction
ByFinancial Accounting

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Accounting and financial accounting

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8 Analyzing the Income-Statement ratios

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9 Balance sheet standards by Industry

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14 The authors

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Chapter 18

18.1 Logistics business processes 18.1.1 What is our understanding of the term “logistics”?
ByProcessing & Controlling

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B The process portfolio evaluation

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A Principles of re-engineering

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2Business Process Management

18.2.1 What is it?

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2.5 Business Activity Monitoring

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E Further development of an EIS

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B Instruments of logistics control

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4.3 Why Activity Based Costing?

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Chapter 19

19.1 Introduction
ByFinancial elements

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2.1 Investment principle

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2.4 Agency theory

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4 Project appraisal

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10The author

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Chapter 20

20.1 Introduction
ByUnderstanding Global Strategic Dynamics

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The macro environment

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Functional evaluation

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7 Acknowledgements

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Chapter 21

21.1 Introduction
ByManaging Human Resources

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3 The project stakeholders

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7.4 Implementing and using collaborative tools

21.8.1 Starting up a project

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8.2 Definition of the review board

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