"E-logistics"--new logistic management practices for the internet--can result in faster shipping times, better customer service, and streamlined information within and between supply chain management companies.
Edited by Yingli Wang and Steve Pettit, this collection features international experts from both academia and industry who examine how competitiveness and productivity in transportation, logistics, and supply chain management can be improved using e-logistics systems and technologies.
Supported by industry case studies, chapters cover:
-Why e-logistics is so important in effective supply chain management
-The definition of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) infrastructure and its components in air freight management, rail freight management, and port management and shipping
-B2C and B2B e-commerce and e-fulfillment
-E-logistics security, ethical, and legal issues
-E-logistics development in different sectors such as food, construction, fashion, telecommunications, and healthcare
-Global supply network visibility
-Service chain automation
-Launching a successful e-logistics business model
-The future of e-logistics and emerging technologies
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Yingli Wang teaches logistics and operations management at Cardiff University. For her invention of the concept of Electronic Logistics Marketplaces (ELMs), the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) awarded her the James Cooper Memorial Cup.
Steve Pettit also teaches Logistics and Operations Management at Cardiff Business School. His recent research has focused on international logistics, port operations and management, and the application of information and communication technology in the fields of transport, logistics and supply chain management. Contributors:Derek Beevor, Managing Director, Road Tech Computer SystemChristian Coronado Mondragon, Academic Director, Master of Technology Management course at the Marine Institute, Memorial University of NewfoundlandEtienne S. Coronado Mondragon, Networking and Telecommunications Professional ServicesAdrian E. Coronado Mondragon, Senior Lecturer, Technology and Operations Management at the School of Management, University of London
Sharon Cullinane, Associate Professor, Sustainable Logistics, University of Gothenburg
Jane Haider, Lecturer, Logistics and Operations Management at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff UniversityIrina Harris, Lecturer, Logistics and Operations Modelling at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff UniversityTim Hotze, Director Supply Chain Execution, AmazonJeong Hugh Han, Researcher, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University
Takis Katsoulakos, R&D Director, INLECOM GroupAlistair McCormick, Principal Researcher, British TelecomRobert Mayer, Lecturer, Air Transport Management, Cranfield UniversityRawindaran Nair, Lecturer, International Trade and Sea Carriage Law at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff UniversityOkung Ntofon, Researcher, British TelecomGilbert Owusu, Chief Researcher, British TelecomZisis Palaskas, Head, Business Intelligence and Data Integration, INLECOM Andrew Potter, Reader, Transport and Logistics, Cardiff UniversityGwynne Richards, Director, Apprise ConsultingSid Shakya, Principal Researcher, British TelecomNikolaos Vasilakis, Maritime EconomistMarten van der Velde, Director, Strategy and Innovation, PortbaseHaiyang Wang, Postgraduate, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff UniversityHywel Williams, TeamworkAllan Woodburn,Principal Lecturer, Freight and Logistics, University of WestminsterTsz Leung Yip, Deputy Director, C Y Tung International Centre for Maritime StudiesYannis Zorgios, Main Architect, CLMS
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Buchbeschreibung Kogan Page Mrz 2016, 2016. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - E-logistics serves as the nerve system for the whole supply chain and enables smooth information flow within and between organizations. This contributed book focuses 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 marketplaces, 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