Logistics Information Management: Volume 7 Issue 1


Operations and Logistics Management

Table of contents

Implementing EDI:: Problems in Managing Retail/Supplier Relationships by Technology

J.A.N. Bamfield

Shows that electronic data interchange (EDI) is often difficult tocost‐justify. Co‐operation between retailers and suppliers is oftendifficult to achieve. The variety of…

The Vehicle Routeing Problem

Alberto G. Canen, Nelio D. Pizzolato

Reports on a study of a vehicle routeing problem as a pilot project.Outlines the motivation to embark on such an experimental study, thedata collection process, the…

UK Logistics – Turning Japanese?

Leigh Pomlett

Examines Japanese kaizen thinking on continuous improvement techniquesin the manufacturing and logistics industry. Summarizes findings from astudy group visit to Japan…

The Spreadsheet:: How It Has Developed into a Sophisticated Modelling Tool

Andrew J. Robson

Examines the way in which the spreadsheet has developed into asophisticated modelling tool. This has been achieved by consideringvarious releases of Lotus 1‐2‐3 and the…

Case Studies on EDI Implementation

A. Ghobadian, J. Liu, A.I. Stainer

Examines the development of electronic data interchange (EDI) in threemajor supermarket chains. Describes case studies which investigateintroduction, implementation…

Contracting Out or Selling Out?: Survey into the Current Issues Concerning the Outsourcing of Distribution

Jan Szymankiewicz

Reports on a survey of companies using third‐party distributionservices. Compares results with those of the same survey conducted threeyears earlier. Discusses reasons why…


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Just‐in‐time Manufacturing:: Its Impact on UK Stock Ratios

Stephen J. Procter

Current evidence on the extent of just‐in‐time (JIT) is based mainly onquestionnaire surveys, and can give only a partial picture. Usesevidence from official statistics on…



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