Logistics Information Management: Volume 8 Issue 2


Operations and Logistics Management

Table of contents

Is CASE technology improving quality and productivity in software development?

Donal Flynn, Julien Vagner, Olivier Dal Vecchio

Discusses the results of a survey concerning CASE tool usageconducted in 1994 with UK and Hong Kong user organizations and softwaresuppliers. Builds up organizational…

Building market intelligence systems for environment scanning

Xian‐zhong Xu, G. Roland Kaye

Many companies have developed corporate database systems and/ormanagement information systems, some have established intelligenceunits. However, the systems often fail to…

Electronic data interchange (EDI) in port operations

Sue Garstone

State‐of‐the‐art communications are fast becoming a necessity intoday′s international freighting and transportation industries.Sophisticated logistics chains, offering a…

The evolution of the PDF417 communications medium

John Dover

Covers the development of the PDF417 barcode symbology, describingthe evolution of the linear bar code and why PDF – the portabledata file – was developed. Examples are…

Supply chain performance benchmarking study reveals keys to supply chain excellence

Gordon Stewart

Describes a comprehensive set of fact‐based performance measuresthat can be used to describe accurately a world‐class supply chain ofplan, source, make and deliver…

Taking the manufacturing order out of manufacturing: how modern systems enable traditional requirements to be met

Joe Wilkinson

Modern manufacturing systems enable manufacturing management toplan, control and record manufacturing activities. However,manufacturers have been found to adopt practices…

Volatile demand calls for quick response: the integrated supply chain

Robert Sabath

Highlights the problems encountered by a traditional supply chainsystem and shows how these problems can be eradicated by implementing anintegrated supply chain. Discusses…



Renamed from:

Logistics World

Online date, start – end:

1989 – 2003

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited