Springer Texts in Business and Economics

Logistics

Basics — Exercises — Case Studies

Authors: Gleissner, Harald, Femerling, J. Christian

  • ​Offers a broad range of exercises and case studies
  • Written by authors with outstanding logistics industry practice and teaching experience
  • Suitable complementary case study book is available
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About this Textbook

Logistics is the ideal book for Bachelor students of logistics, providing a solid foundation as well as a practical guide. In modular and clear form, it explains key concepts, principles, and practices of logistics. Learning objectives as well as several case studies are integrated into each chapter. 

It features chapters on Principles of Logistics; Logistics Systems; Transport Systems and Logistics Services; Warehousing, Handling and Picking Systems; Inventory, Stock and Provisioning Management; Logistics Network Planning; IT in Logistics; and Logistics Controlling.  

In addition, the second fully updated German edition has been extended by the chapters Logistics Infrastructure and Investment and Financing in Logistics. 

“This book offers, in a very clear and concise manner, access to fundamental management topics of modern logistics. Well-chosen case studies serve to illustrate best practice solutions.”

Professor Peter Klaus, member of Logistics Hall of Fame

”This new textbook facilitates a comprehensive and easy-to-grasp insight into the complex subject area of logistics. The authors have succeeded in presenting a good mix of theoretical foundation and practical application. Due to its clear structure and extensive range of topics, this book is highly suitable not only for students, but also for practitioners.”

Bernhard Simon, Managing Director, DACHSER GmbH & Co. KG

About the authors

Professor Harald Gleissner is Dean of the Department of Cooperative Studies, Business Technology, and Director at the Institute of Logistics at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. Dr. J. Christian Femerling is Managing Director of Investa Holding GmbH in Eschborn and Professor for Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the private Neuss University for International Business.

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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Gleissner, Harald (et al.)

    Pages 1-2

  • The Principles of Logistics

    Gleissner, Harald (et al.)

    Pages 3-18

  • Logistics Systems

    Gleissner, Harald (et al.)

    Pages 19-35

  • Logistical Infrastructure

    Gleissner, Harald (et al.)

    Pages 37-52

  • Transport Systems and Logistics Services

    Gleissner, Harald (et al.)

    Pages 53-94

Buy this book

eBook $69.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-01769-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-01768-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $99.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-34743-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Logistics
Book Subtitle
Basics — Exercises — Case Studies
Authors
Series Title
Springer Texts in Business and Economics
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-01769-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-01769-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-01768-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-34743-1
Series ISSN
2192-4333
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 311
Number of Illustrations and Tables
156 b/w illustrations
Topics