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Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit: Over 100 Tools for Transport, Warehousing and Inventory Management 3ed

by Gwynne Richards and Susan Grinsted Kogan Page
Pub Date:
03/2020
ISBN:
9781789660869
Format:
Pbk 424 pages
Price:
AU$119.00 NZ$123.48
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The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit provides practical tools for warehouse, inventory and transport managers and students to help them tackle the challenges of logistics and supply chain management. It is full of practical ideas and information to optimise the management of logistics and supply chain processes.


 


The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit offers solutions and plans spanning across a variety of sub-disciplines such as warehousing, logistics, supply chain management, inventory and outsourcing. Each toolkit addresses key principles within its area of discipline, providing the reader with a precision approach to be used in complex and sensitive circumstances. The toolkit presents a number of major management tools such as Fortna's Product Flow Smart Design, SMART, DMAIC and Gantt charts. General management, performance management and problem-solving tools have also been included to provide a broader, transferable scope of tools for the reader.

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: Warehouse management tools;
    • Chapter - 02: Transport management tools;
    • Chapter - 03: Inventory management tools;
    • Chapter - 04: Supply chain management tools;
    • Chapter - 05: Outsourcing tools;
    • Chapter - 06: General management tools;
    • Chapter - 07: Performance management tools;
    • Chapter - 08: Financial management tools and ratios;
    • Chapter - 09: Problem-solving tools;
    • Chapter - 10: Appendix 1 - Useful websites;
    • Chapter - 11: Appendix 2 - Imperial/metric conversions;
    • Chapter - 12: Appendix 3 - Automatic identification (autoID)

"The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit by Gwynne Richards and Susan Grinsted is an instructional book based in reality, free from assumptions and pretense but full of real world applications."
Gwynne Richards has over thirty years' experience in warehouse management and logistics. As well as running his own successful logistics consultancy, he provides a number of courses on warehouse and transport management for practitioners. He is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Warwick and the University of Aston. He is the author of Warehouse Management and The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit, published by Kogan Page.  


 


Susan Grinsted is an independent educator, trainer and consultant, who works with a number of educational institutions in Britain, France and Finland, as well as with multinational companies all over the world. Her work focuses on transferring knowledge and skills to enable companies to improve their performance.