© 2006

The Handbook of Logistics Contracts

A Practical Guide to a Growing Field

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Joan Jané, Alfonso de Ochoa
    Pages 1-26
  3. Joan Jané, Alfonso de Ochoa
    Pages 27-60
  4. Joan Jané, Alfonso de Ochoa
    Pages 61-143
  5. Joan Jané, Alfonso de Ochoa
    Pages 144-183
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 217-238

About this book


The third-party logistics industry is a growing field. This is the first practical handbook to support managers in the creation and negotiation of logistics contracts from the legal and economic perspective. The book provides the general framework and an extensive analysis of the content, structure and best practices of logistics contracts.


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About the authors

JOAN JANÉ is European Logistics Contract and Transportation Competence Center Manager for Hewlett-Packard EMEA. He has extensive experience in logistics, operations and supply-chain management, having held various management positions at HP in these areas. He is an Associate Professor of Logistics at the Polytechnic University of Catalunya (UPC). His recent research is focused on the performance of logistics alliances.

ALFONSO DE OCHOA is a lawyer located in Barcelona, Spain, where he specializes in maritime law, logistics and international litigation and arbitration. He is a member of a number of professional associations including the Barcelona Bar Association and the Spanish Association of Maritime Law. He frequently lectures on maritime law and is the author of numerous journal articles on maritime transportation, logistics contracts and related topics.

Bibliographic information


'...covers in full detail all the aspects that should be addressed by any logistics contract. In fact, I am convinced that this book will help many of its readers to consider issues that might otherwise have been forgotten. Years of experience designing, negotiating and drafting logistics contracts are condensed in this fine piece of work that will soon become a reference for all European Logistics Directors.' - Federico Sabrià, Professor, IESE Business School, University of Navarra, Spain