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European logistics beyond 2000

Tage Skjoett‐Larsen (Department of Operations Management, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark)

International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management

ISSN: 0960-0035

Publication date: 1 June 2000

Abstract

European companies are facing new challenges in the next millennium. Seven trends in international logistics are outlined. These are supply chain management, globalisation of the supply chain, virtual enterprises, e‐business, green logistics, strategic partnerships and new management principles. The implications for European companies are discussed and illustrated by examples from advanced companies. Asserts that it is employees and not the systems and processes that will ensure solutions to the logitstics tasks and provide companies with the necessary competitiveness.

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Citation

Skjoett‐Larsen, T. (2000), "European logistics beyond 2000", International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 30 No. 5, pp. 377-387. https://doi.org/10.1108/09600030010336144

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