Logistics Information Management: Volume 8 Issue 6


Operations and Logistics Management

Table of contents

University of Central England‐Rover partnership

Reza Ziarati, John Griffiths, Matthew Bennett, Phil Payne

Describes the “educational partnership” between theUniversity of Central England and the Rover Group. Outlines thebackground and explains the nature of the developing…

Flexibility and responsiveness in relation to the use of MRPII

David J. Aldridge, James Betts

Seeks to document a responsive strategy to manufacturing planningwith Cussons (UK) Limited, a company operating in the fast movingconsumer goods (FMCG) industry. In the…

Extending the supply chain into Europe via multi‐modal distribution

Mike Proffitt

Discusses the importance of an effective supply chain to companiestrading in Europe. Looks at the recent technological developments whichare leading to more sophisticated…


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Information technology trends in logistics

Jeremy Hammant

One of the enabling factors of effective supply‐chain management isthe effective use of information technology (IT). Highlights a number ofIT trends which can be grouped…

Flexible manufacturing systems: a primer on enhancing productivity while controlling cost

Richard Cardinali

Discusses flexible manufacturing systems (FMS) and measures thebenefits of substituting production flexibility for inventory. Comparesthe trade‐offs that arise in balanced…

Recent developments of human‐computer interfaces: problems and recommendations

Sayed M. Elsayed‐Elkhouly

Proposes ways to improve human‐computer interaction by presentingsystem information to users in ways which conform to their own learningmodels. First, describes problems…



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