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Logistics

Basics — Exercises — Case Studies

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  • Offers a broad range of exercises and case studies

  • Written by authors with outstanding logistics industry practice and teaching experience

  • Suitable complementary case study book is available

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

Part of the book series: Springer Texts in Business and Economics (STBE)

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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi
  2. Introduction

    • Harald Gleissner, J. Christian Femerling
    Pages 1-2
  3. The Principles of Logistics

    • Harald Gleissner, J. Christian Femerling
    Pages 3-18
  4. Logistics Systems

    • Harald Gleissner, J. Christian Femerling
    Pages 19-35
  5. Logistical Infrastructure

    • Harald Gleissner, J. Christian Femerling
    Pages 37-52
  6. Transport Systems and Logistics Services

    • Harald Gleissner, J. Christian Femerling
    Pages 53-94
  7. Warehousing, Handling, and Picking Systems

    • Harald Gleissner, J. Christian Femerling
    Pages 95-137
  8. Inventory, Stock and Provisioning Management

    • Harald Gleissner, J. Christian Femerling
    Pages 139-160
  9. Logistics Network Planning

    • Harald Gleissner, J. Christian Femerling
    Pages 161-188
  10. IT in Logistics

    • Harald Gleissner, J. Christian Femerling
    Pages 189-223
  11. Investment and Financing in Logistics

    • Harald Gleissner, J. Christian Femerling
    Pages 225-243
  12. Logistics Controlling

    • Harald Gleissner, J. Christian Femerling
    Pages 245-266
  13. Business Models and Industry Solutions

    • Harald Gleissner, J. Christian Femerling
    Pages 267-283
  14. Outline Solutions to Case Studies

    • Harald Gleissner, J. Christian Femerling
    Pages 285-291
  15. Erratum

    • Harald Gleissner, J. Christian Femerling
    Pages E1-E3
  16. Back Matter

    Pages 293-311

About this book

Logistics is the ideal book for Bachelor students of logistics, providing a solid foundation as well as a practical guide. In modular and clear form, it explains key concepts, principles, and practices of logistics. Learning objectives as well as several case studies are integrated into each chapter. 

It features chapters on Principles of Logistics; Logistics Systems; Transport Systems and Logistics Services; Warehousing, Handling and Picking Systems; Inventory, Stock and Provisioning Management; Logistics Network Planning; IT in Logistics; and Logistics Controlling.  In addition, the second fully updated German edition has been extended by the chapters Logistics Infrastructure and Investment and Financing in Logistics. 

“This book offers, in a very clear and concise manner, access to fundamental management topics of modern logistics. Well-chosen case studies serve to illustrate best practice solutions.”

Professor Peter Klaus, member of Logistics Hall of Fame

 ”This new textbook facilitates a comprehensive and easy-to-grasp insight into the complex subject area of logistics. The authors have succeeded in presenting a good mix of theoretical foundation and practical application. Due to its clear structure and extensive range of topics, this book is highly suitable not only for students, but also for practitioners.”

Bernhard Simon, Managing Director, DACHSER GmbH & Co. KG

Keywords

  • Logistics Controlling
  • SCM
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transport
  • Transport Systems
  • Warehousing
  • Engineering Economics

Authors and Affiliations

  • Berlin School of Economics and Law, Berlin, Germany

    Harald Gleissner

  • Investa Holding GmbH, Eschborn, Germany

    J. Christian Femerling

About the authors

Professor Harald Gleissner is Dean of the Department of Cooperative Studies, Business Technology, and Director at the Institute of Logistics at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. Dr. J. Christian Femerling is Managing Director of Investa Holding GmbH in Eschborn and Professor for Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the private Neuss University for International Business.

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Buying options

eBook
USD 59.99
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  • ISBN: 978-3-319-01769-3
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 79.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book
USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)