International Journal of Physical Distribution

Category:

Operations and Logistics Management

Table Of Contents: Volume 3 Issue 1

FINANCIAL CONTROL OF P.D.M.

R.M.S. Wilson

An increasing proportion of many companies' expenditure is incurred in distributing their products. Physical distribution covers a broad range of activities (such as…

THE ANALYSIS OF EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS

Gordon Wills, Leonard Magrill, Allen Cooper

Efficient, or seemingly efficient, distribution of goods and services is something most of us take for granted most of the time in western advanced economic systems. Yet…

INFORMATION FLOWS THROUGH FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

R. Harrison, R.E.V. Groves

The absence of relevant information concerning channel members can form one of the major difficulties facing a company attempting to implement a systems approach to the…

THE STAFF CONTROLLER FUNCTION IN PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT

J. Leslie Livingstone, Vijay Sathe

Distribution costs are an important element in the total cost picture of most companies. Broadly speaking, distribution costs include all costs associated with the…

DISTRIBUTION DYNAMICS:

C. Kenny‐Levick

The purpose of this paper is twofold.

INVENTORY MANAGEMENT IN A CENTRALLY‐CONTROLLED BLOOD BANKING SYSTEM

R.L. Newman

Blood banking involves the collection of blood from donors and the storage of that blood until it is required for transfusion. It is usual to distinguish, in a blood…

SELECTION OF THE OVERSEAS DISTRIBUTOR: AN EMPIRICAL FRAMEWORK

Randolph E. Ross

The success of a firm's export operation will depend to a great extent on the quality of the middlemen involved in the distribution of its products in the overseas market…

Communications Forum

Trevor D. Heaver

The current controversies over liner shipping must be viewed against a wide background. The opposition to certain aspects of the North Atlantic Pooling Agreement and the…

INTERNATIONAL PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION NEWS

The Institute of Materials Handling in conjunction with the National Materials Handling Centre offer 3 Research Studentships tenable at the Cranfield Institute of…