Logistics Information Management: Volume 3 Issue 1

Category:

Operations and Logistics Management

Table of contents

EDI — THE WAY FORWARD

DAVID PALMER

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is a much discussed topic, but remains widely misunderstood. In this article David Palmer clarifies the current significance and future…

NETWORKED MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS

S. ASHMAN

Information systems are examined with respect to how they can develop in an integrated way. Steve Ashman describes typical company systems, potential integration routes…

DATA TRANSACTION HIGHWAYS

B. CLAYTON

Unisys ‘data transaction highway’ process flow was first presented to the Council of Logistics Management at its 1988 conference. This article will identify some specific…

IBM'S APPROACH TO INTEGRATED LOGISTICS

R. MASON, J.W.H. MILLER, A.E. JACOBS

The authors outline IBM's organisation and logistics processes and show the current application of information systems.

INFORMATION MATERIAL FLOW MAPPING

UMIT S. BITITCI, ALLAN S. CARRIE

During recent years integration has been the key issue for many manufacturing organisations. The authors review recent developments and ongoing research work and propose a…

EUROPEAN LOGISTICS MOVES AHEAD

HR HIBBERT

GKN Chep Ltd manages approximately 18 million pallets within the European distribution change. Harry Hibbert comments on the rapidly changing European distribution scene…

EPS ESTABLISHES EUROPEAN BRIDGEHEAD

An ability to offer a wide range of logistics services is one of the strengths of EPS Logistics Management. Now, it has extended its operations into Europe with a contract…

SHOP FLOOR PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

LUDO F. GELDERS

The Japanese industrial challenge is well‐known. As a consequence, study of the Japanese management approach has become a very popular subject. In this article Ludo…

A NEW ZEALAND REVOLUTION

D. BAKER

An innovation in container handling and transportation has revolutionised New Zealand. Doug Baker explains the concept of ground level packing and unpacking.

ISSN:

0957-6053

Renamed from:

Logistics World

Online date, start – end:

1989 – 2003

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited