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Transport Logistics (Classics in Transport Analysis Series)

ISBN: 1840645512;
Издательство: Edward Elgar Publishing

Book DescriptionLogistics is the management function responsible for the flow of materials through the supply chain. Freight transport typically accounts for a third of total logistics costs and is a major determinant of the quality of a distribution service. This comprehensive and integrated collection includes a wide range of previously published articles from logistics management, operations research and economics journals, as well as the mainstream transport literature. The volume is divided into13 sections covering the full spectrum of research in the field, including the modeling of freight flows, just-in-time delivery, modal split, vehicle routing and utilization, the environmental impact of freight transport operations, city logistics and telematics and the deregulation of freight markets. This authoritative volume will be an essential compendium for those teaching and researching in the rapidly-expanding field of transport logistics, as well as for those involved in...