Table of contents for Global supply chain management and international logistics / Alan E. Branch.

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Chapter 1 - Introduction
1.1	Introduction and function of the book
1.2	Role of Supply Chain
1.3	Managing the supply pipeline for global trade flows
1.4	Global Logistic operator
1.5	Comparison between National (domestic) and international logistics
1.6	International Transport
1.7	International Trade Law
1.8	Employment Law
1.9	Globalization and International Trade Environment
Chapter 2 ¿ Factors and Challenges Driving Logistics and Supply Chain Management
2.1	Factors driving global supply chain management
2.2	Customs and global supply chain management
2.3	Factors contributing to the development of logistics
2.4	Management of the inventory in supply chain analysis including vendor management
2.5	Asset management in the supply chain
2.6	Lean supply chain management	
2.7	Lean supply workforce
Chapter 3 ¿ Export Sales Contract
3.1	Introduction
3.2	Market Environment
3.3	Market Entry Strategy
3.4	Constituents of the Export Sales Contract
3.5	Evolution and revolution of logistics and supply chain management
3.6	Modern logistic concepts
3.7	Logistics Department
3.8	Logistic providers are taking on more responsibilities as the industry goes global
Chapter 4 ¿ Constituents of the Export Sales Contract continued
4.1	Introduction
4.2	Contract of affreightment ¿ terms of delivery ¿ Incoterm 2000
4.3	Factors determining choice of Incoterm 2000
4.4	Trade Finance ¿ introduction
4.5	Currency
4.6	Credit Terms
4.7	UCP 600
4.8 	Market development strategy with global logistic focus 
4.9	Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumer (B2B) ¿ value added benefit
4.10	Identifying priorities
Chapter 5 ¿ Constituents of the International Purchasing/Procurement System
5.1	Introduction
5.2	International Purchasing Systems constituents/strategy and its interface with the management of the global supply chain
5.3	Negotiating the contract
5.4	Financing global supply chain
Chapter 6 ¿ Selecting the International Logistics Operator
6.1	Introduction
6.2	Criteria of selecting the third party logistic operator
6.3	The key factors in the development of a successful 3PL
6.4	Contract logistics
6.5	International Organisation for Standardisation ¿ ISO supply chain management selection
6.6	Six core products ¿ supply chain management ¿ warehousing ¿ customs clearance ¿ air freight project cargo
Chapter 7 ¿ International Transport
7.1	Introduction
7.2	Trade-offs inherent international logistic ¿ multi-modalism
7.3	Key factors in a transport mode(s) trade off
7.4	Speed
7.5	Frequency
7.6	Packing
7.7	Insurance
7.8	Warehousing
7.9	IT and E commerce
7.10	Project installation management ¿ project installation
Chapter 8 ¿ Operations Management
8.1	Bench marking ¿ supply chain
8.2	Global supply chain management
8.3	Supply chain cycle time management reduction
8.4	Logistic result evolution strategy
8.5	Demand driven supply network
Chapter 9 ¿ Security Global Supply Chain
9.1	Introduction
9.2	ISPS code
9.3	CSI and C-TPAT
9.4	Radio Frequency Identification
Chapter 10 ¿ Specialised Software in the Supply Chain Process
10.1	Background ¿ need for specialised systems
10.2	Functions and Objectives of a specialised international trade system
10.3	Pre-order enquiries, quotations and order capture
10.4	Export specific data
10.5	Shipment procedures
10.6	Letter of credit and general compliance
10.7	The software driven process
10.8	Data capture
10.9	Packing operations
10.10	Shipping arrangements
10.11	Dispatch ¿ time data
10.12	Document completion and production
10.13	Statutory reporting
10.14	Profitability analysis
10.15	Summary
Chapter 11 ¿ Global Trade Scene
11.1	Introduction
11.2	Global trade scene
11.3	European chain ¿ logistic and supply chain strategic environment
11.4	Asia
11.5	North America
11.6	Analysis of Houston (TX) Headquarters, Freight Forwarder and 3PL Association ¿ International Freight and Logistics Network (IFLN)
11.7	India¿s automobile industry supply chain development
11.8	Logistics focus on ¿Ceylon Tea¿ ¿ Sri Lanka
11.9	Thailand ¿ food supply chain
11.10	International agencies
11.11	Culture
Chapter 12 ¿ A Strategic Focus
12.1	Introduction
12.2	Supply chain operators: a focus on adding value to Brand Management
12.3	Product outsourcing
12.4	Future growth and related constraints of global supply chain management and international logistics
12.5	Future strategic focus ¿ global supply chain management and international logistics
Glossary of Global Supply Chain Management and International Logistics terms and abbreviations

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Business logistics.
International trade.
Business logistics -- Case studies.