This new and unique title focuses on the 'e'- perspective of logistics which is of strategic importance to modern logistics provisions and supply chain management. E-logistics serves as the nerve system for the whole supply chain and enables smooth information flow within and between organisations.
This book covers why e-logistics is of strategic importance in effective supply chain management today, defines ICT infrastructure and its components, then it looks at specific areas such as: road freight transport; port management and maritime shipping; air freight management; B2C and B2B e-commerce and e-fulfilment; E-logistics security, ethical and legal issues; E-logistics development in different sectors (optional, case based material): food, construction, fashion, telecommunication, healthcare; launching a successful e-logistics business model; E-logistics future outlook and emerging technologies.Über den Autor:
Dr Yingli Wang is a lecturer at Cardiff University in logistics and operations management. She received the James Cooper Memorial Cup in 2009, awarded by CILT for her invention of the ELMs (Electronic Logistics Marketplaces). She then developed a best practice guide on ELMs for the Department of Transport. She worked for Nestle in China for 9 years in various senior managerial roles and she has worked intensively with over 60 organisations such as Tesco, Costain, BT, ASDA, Nestle, Descartes, Freighliner, helping them to use to manage e-logistics and the supply chain.
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Buchbeschreibung Kogan Page Mrz 2016, 2016. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 233x154x32 mm. Neuware - E-logistics serves as the nerve system for the whole supply chain and enables smooth information flow within and between organisations. This contributed book focusses on the strategic role of e-logistics in today's dynamic global environment. In E-Logistics international experts from both academia and industry examine how competitiveness and productivity in transport, logistics and supply chain management can be improved using e-logistics systems and technologies. A variety of successful e-logistics business approaches are discussed covering a range of commercial sectors and transport modes. Separate chapters consider e-logistics developments for air freight; rail freight; road freight; sea transport and port systems. Subsequent chapters address in depth support systems for B2C and B2B E commerce and e-fulfilment, warehouse management, RFID, electronic market places, global supply network visibility, and service chain automation. Industry case-studies are used to support the discussion. The book also investigates emerging technologies in e-logistics and considers what the future might hold in this rapidly changing and developing field. 516 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780749472665