Business Logistics/supply Chain Management: Planning, Organizing, and Controlling the Supply Chain. Front Cover. Ronald H. Ballou. Pearson/Prentice Hall. Business Logistics Management has 72 ratings and 5 reviews. The LOGWARE Ronald H. Ballou. · Rating Used by supply chain design course. Business logistics/supply chain management: planning, organizing, and controlling the supply chain. Ronald H Ballou Published in in Upper Saddle River.

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This comprehensive discussion—covering the planning, organizing, and controlling of such activities as transportation, inventory maintenance, order processing, purchasing, warehousing, materials handling, packaging, customer service standards, and product scheduling—is specifically designed to help learners solve the actual problems that they will encounter in today’s marketplace. It provides the basic decision making tools and concepts used for finding cost reduction and strategic opportunities.

KEY TOPICS A six part organization covers introduction and planning, customer service goals, transport strategy, inventory strategy, location strategy, and organization and control. For logistics analysts, supply chain analysts, logistics managers, distribution analysts, logistics planners, directors of logistics, directors of distribution, supply chain consultants, logistics consultants, industrial engineers, operations analysts, and operations managers.

LOGWARE is designed to be user-friendly for data input, preparation, and results presentation so that it bbusiness be an integral part of a student’s decision-making tool kit. No book that will not improve by repeated readings deserves to be read at all. This management area has been described by many names, including physical distribution, materials management, transportation management, logistics, and now supply chain management.

The business activities of concern may include all or part of the following: Special emphasis is given to strategic planning and decision making as perhaps the most important parts of the management process. The mission of this managerial effort is to set the level of the logistics activities so as to make products and services available to customers at the time, place, and in the condition and form desired, in the most profitable or cost-effective way.

This book attempts to unify these into a logical body of thought that can lead to rnoald effective management of the supply chain. An attempt has been made to resist following the popular press and fads, and to present the ideas, principles, and techniques that are fundamental to good business logistics practice, now and in the near future. In this spirit, the fifth edition is organized around balloy themes. First, the basic activities of supplly, namely, planning, organizing, and controlling, provide the overarching theme for the book.

Second, a triangle of interrelated transportation, inventory, and location strategies nanagement at the heart of good logistics planning and decision making.

This triangle is emphasized through the text. These have been integrated into loogistics body of the text as application illustrations of the fundamental logisticx being presented.


Second, the shifting toward more service-oriented economies by industrialized nations is emphasized by showing how logistics concepts and principles are manayement applicable to service-producing firms as cjain are to product-producing ones. Third, attention is given to the integrated management of supply chain activities, as well as managing these activities among the other functional areas of business as well as across multiple enterprises.

Business Logistics Management by Ronald H. Ballou

Fourth, many practical examples are given to show the applicability of the material. Over the years, so many people and companies have contributed to the ideas embodied in this fifth edition that a list of acknowledgments would be logisttics too long to print. A special note of gratitude goes to my wife, Carolyn, for editorial assistance and encouragement throughout this revision. Considering all of this help, any shortcomings and errors that remain must be mine. Would you like to tell us about businesz lower price?

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Supply Chain Logistics Management. From the Back Cover The LOGWARE software found inside Is developed specifically for classroom and educational use Has 15 Windows-based customized modules, including the new Supply Channel Simulator Module Extends and supports methods presented in the text Can be used for logistics problem solving, such as single and multifacility location, vehicle routing and scheduling, forecasting, inventory management, warehouse layout, and more Has general purpose programs, including linear programming, integer programming, multiple regression, and distance estimation LOGWARE is designed to be user-friendly for data input, preparation, and results presentation so that it will be an integral part of a student’s decision-making tool kit.

Prentice Hall; 5 edition August 21, Language: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review. Showing of 12 reviews. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Please try again later. It is a thorough book about Logistics whith very interesting and practical topics on the subject.

Several years ago I work for Logistics in an international prestidged company when I first buy this book an older version but unfortunately I lost it. I realy learnd a lot about logistics supported by this book. Actually I am a retired, but some times I am invited to conferences about logistics and I get many topics based in this book as well as in my own experiences.

I complete my professional formation whith other books, bassically on Operations Research, from authors as Buffa and Sarins, Taha, Richmond, Nahmias, and of course about Productona and Inventory Control from Ploss and Wight.

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What really bothers me is The book is OK.

Without the software, the value of the book considerably diminishes. As eonald student in suppply logistics field, this book offers a wealth of information on how logistics played a vital role in moving the raw material from the source to the producers, the raw material turned into finished goods and in the hands of the consumers. I expected to get it on 13th of September, but I got it before then.

Thanks for the fast shipping. I rated it as 4 stars. It was torn a little bit, but it is fine. I hope to purchase other books through you. Seller did not notify customers. But it was not worth it. This book should come with a CD but I found it’s missing when I received the item. I had to copy from my classmate’s CD. The seller put the condition as msnagement but the book is almost falling apart.

Business Logistics/Supply Chain Management and Logware CD Package, 5th Edition

balluo Several pages were torn off, making it very difficult to manaagement and carry around. This a very usefull book that helps you to get a handle on the main issues of Logistics. Its treatment of the issues is deep but easy to read. I believe that this book is very usefull for the people gallou really want to practice with some basic logistic concepts as TSP problems, Routing problems, Inventory Policies etc.

The use of the computer programs provided by the CD rom is the winning chioce to get really focused on these problematics. See all 12 reviews. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Strategy, Planning, and Operation Paperback. Pages with related products.

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