Global Operations and Logistics Text and Cases, by Ricardo Ernst and Panos Kouvelis introduces the idea of worldwide logistics operations and a complete framework to tackle typical logistics issues within the e-business area; techniques to attain the goal of supplying the fitting goods on the proper time on the minimal cost and which elements and solutions of e-commerce and e-logistics might be used for this; an in-depth information of operations and logistics management and relevant methods to optimize commerce-offs.
This text addresses the method of worldwide operations management-from strategic pondering all over planning and execution. It demonstrates the implications for the completely different purposeful areas involved like operations, advertising, and data methods and contains quite a few cases from Europe, the U.S., Latin America, and Asia.
The case evaluation and dialogue methods will probably be used. By reading this text, college students will be capable of perceive the idea of global operations, e-business ideas and design a logistics system within a world setting; apply related techniques to unravel international logistics issues and likewise optimize operations parameters to achieve trade-offs.
The Global Operations and Logistics Text and Cases deals with decisions made with the intention to fulfill demand e.g. location, manufacturing, and transportation. Globalization has impacted operations management by opening new markets for supply and demand, which along with enhanced info programs and decreasing transportation prices, has led to better geographic dispersion of value adding activities.
Authors present contributors with an examination of the preconditions of globalization and its results on operations management decisions. In addition to being uncovered to the speculation, case studies will likely be used to further reinforce the material’s utility in practice.
Global Operations and Logistics Text and Cases [Hardcover]
Ricardo Ernst and Panos Kouvelis
Wiley; 1 edition (March 1998)