Logistics Information Management: Volume 3 Issue 3


Operations and Logistics Management

Table of contents

Remarrying Marketing and Logistics

Richard Watson, Leyland Pitt

Information Systems Technology (IST) has a recognised role in creating and sustaining competitive advantage. The link is developed between logistics and the use of IST to…

Information Technology:: Creating Strategic Opportunities for Logistics

Andrew Kerr

Advances in computer and telecommunications technology are providing logistics managers with a wide range of strategic opportunities. However, there is a widening gap…

Trends in Computer Applications:: Transportation and Distribution Management

Craig M. Gustin

The benefits realised through increased computerisation of business logistics activities have been widely acclaimed and accepted. Evidence is presented to show through an…

Electronic Data Interchange in Retail Supply

Alan C. McKinnon

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) can bring many benefits. It allows orders, invoices and other commercial information to be relayed directly between different firms'…

The Role of the Logistics Manager/Director

Don Sutton

The logistics function has increased dramatically over the last decade from the narrow responsibilities of distribution to a broader interpretation of the disciplines…


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Resource Allocation: Optimisation for Tomorrow's Demand

John Hargreaves

Optimum allocation of resources is today's means of designing a logistic network to deal with tomorrow's demands. Accepting this and in order to ensure that a logistic…

Computers in the 1990s: The Impact on Logistics

Kees de Leeuw

The major developments and trends in computer hardware and software are discussed, and those developments that will influence the use of computers in logistics in the…

The Logistics life Cycle of a Product

Paul Ryan

Logistics costs come from physical and information systems in use. Logistics systems can be complex, very costly and wide reaching in function and geographic parameters…



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Logistics World

Online date, start – end:

1989 – 2003

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Emerald Publishing Limited