Logistics Information Management: Volume 5 Issue 2


Operations and Logistics Management

Table of contents

The Changing Role of Supply Chain Operations Managers

Colin Armistead, John Mapes

Describes how the increasing emphasis on customer service‐basedperformance measures changes the way in which we need to manageoperations along the total supply chain from…

Major Information Systems Selection

Alan Slater

The rapidly increasing demands on the logistics activity makeinformation systems the key variable in satisfying customer andcorporate requirements. Current systems are…

Retail Supply Chain Electronic Data Interchange: The Distribution Contractor′s Role

Alan C. McKinnon

Electronic data interchange (EDI) can bring many benefits. Itallows orders, invoices and other commercial information to be relayeddirectly between different firms…


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New Developments in Inventory and Materials Management

Pei‐Jung Hsieh, Brian H. Kleiner

Describes the main characteristics of materials requirementplanning and just‐in‐time inventory and outlines how it is possible toachieve zero inventory by a careful…

Electronic Data Interchange in International Trade

Ludo Cuyvers, Gerrit K. Janssens

Standardization and simplification of trade procedures constitutean urgent need to line up the document flow with the goods flow ininternational trade. Electronic data…

JIT: Some Lessons for Improving Productivity

Mohsen, Hassan, Jerry Kinard

Many manufacturers have attempted to improve the productivity oftheir facilities without much success. The Japanese, on the other hand,have recently achieved significant…



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