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Global Logistics For Dummies

Published: December 11, 2017

Overview

Your one-stop reference for entering the global logistics environment

Global Logistics for Dummies is an operational-level reference and overview for those manufacturers, businesses, product distributors, providers of logistics services, humanitarian and disaster relief responders and logisticians on both ends of a global chain who are considering entry in or have recently embarked on entering the global logistics chain/market. Easy to follow and packed with tons of helpful information, it serves as a springboard to larger texts for more detailed information.

Beginning with an introduction to both the “whats” and “whys” of global logistics, the book sheds light on how global logistics demands the involvement of not only all elements of the logistics enterprise – e.g., design, logistics engineering, supply, storage/distribution, maintenance, transportation, returns/re-manufacturing, etc. – but also all elements of the business enterprise. In no time, it’ll get you up to speed on the whole-enterprise logistics elements that should be considered in the decision to enter and excel in providing logistics end-items, goods, and services to a global customer.

  • Deliver global disaster and relief logistics support
  • Explore global manufacturing and distribution logistics
  • Provide logistics services for foreign customers
  • Adapt domestic logistics to foreign operating environments

Written by a team of SOLE – The International Society of Logistics credentialed practitioners and academicians, Global Logistics for Dummies makes it easier than ever to succeed in this ever-growing field.

Your one-stop reference for entering the global logistics environment

Global Logistics for Dummies is an operational-level reference and overview for those manufacturers, businesses, product distributors, providers of logistics services, humanitarian and disaster relief responders and logisticians on both ends of a global chain who are considering entry in or have recently embarked on entering the global logistics chain/market. Easy to follow and packed with tons of helpful information, it serves as a springboard to larger texts for more detailed information.

Beginning with an introduction to both the “whats” and “whys” of global logistics, the book sheds light on how global logistics demands the involvement of not only all elements of the logistics enterprise – e.g., design, logistics engineering,

supply, storage/distribution, maintenance, transportation, returns/re-manufacturing, etc. – but also all elements of the business enterprise. In no time, it’ll get you up to speed on the whole-enterprise logistics elements that should be considered in the decision to enter and excel in providing logistics end-items, goods, and services to a global customer.

  • Deliver global disaster and relief logistics support
  • Explore global manufacturing and distribution logistics
  • Provide logistics services for foreign customers
  • Adapt domestic logistics to foreign operating environments

Written by a team of SOLE – The International Society of Logistics credentialed practitioners and academicians, Global Logistics for Dummies makes it easier than ever to succeed in this ever-growing field.

Global Logistics For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Turning your successful domestic business into a successful global one requires a considerable amount of thought and planning. All the economic advantages you imagine (new markets, manufacturing cost savings, labor cost savings, and so on) can quickly be outweighed by physical and cultural challenges. If you've done your homework and are one of the companies out there who have made a successful go of global logistics, you are likely to be asked at some point to provide support services to humanitarian and disaster relief efforts. If so, it's important to know what you'll be getting into.