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Logistics Operations and Management

Concepts and Models

This book provides a comprehensive overview of how to strategically manage the movement and storage of products or materials from any point in the manufacturing process to customer fulfillment. Topics covered include important tools for strategic decision making, transport, packaging, warehousing, retailing, customer services and future trends.

Audience

Researchers, professionals and students in logistics and supply chain management and operation management

Hardbound, 486 Pages

Published: May 2011

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-12-385202-1

Contents

  • PART I: INTRODUCTION

    1. Overview

    Reza Zanjirani Farahani, Shabnam Rezapour, Laleh Kardar

    2. Physical Flows

    Hannan Sadjady

    PART II: STRATEGIC ISSUES

    3. Logistics Strategic Decisions

    Maryam SteadieSeifi

    4. Logistics Philosophies

    Zahra Rouhollahi

    5. Logistics Parties

    S. A. Seyed-Alagheband

    6. Logistics Future Trends

    Amir Zakery

    PART III: TACTICL & OPERATIONAL ISSUES

    7. Transportation

    Zohreh Khooban

    8. Vehicle Routing Problem

    Farzaneh Daneshzand

    9. Packaging and Material Handling

    Mahsa Parvini

    10. Storage, Warehousing & Inventory management

    Maryam Abbasi

    11. Customer Service

    Samira Fallah

    PART IV: SEPCIAL AREAS AND PHILOSOPHIES

    12. Logistics System: Information and Communication Technology

    Shokoofeh Asadi

    13. Reverse Logistics

    Masoomeh Jamshidi

    14. Retail Logistics

    Hamid Afshari and Fatemeh Hajipouran Benam

    15. Logistics Planning in Disaster

    Ehsan Nikbakhsh and Reza Zanjirani Farahani

    16. Freight Transportation externalities

    Fatemeh Ranaiefar and Amelia Regan

    17. Robust Optimization of Uncertain Logistics Networks

    Sara Hosseini

    18. Integration in logistics planning and optimization

    Behnam Fahimnia and Reza Molaei M H Ebrahimi

    19. Optimization in Natural Gas Network Planning

    Maryam Hamedi, Reza Zanjirani Farahani, and Gholamreza Esmaeilian

    20. Risk Management in Gas Networks

    Reza Zanjirani Farahani, Seyyed Mostafa Mousavi and Mohammad Bakhshayeshi Baygi

    21. Modeling the Energy Freight Transportation Network

    Mohsen Rajabi and Reza Zanjirani Farahani

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