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Contents Preface Acknowledgements 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 Appendix Glossary of Global Supply Chain Management and International Logistics terms and abbreviations
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Business logistics -- Case studies.