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Principles of International Logistics

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Principles of International Logistics

9781800888937 Edward Elgar Publishing
Jose Lelis Tongzon, PhD, Professor of Logistics, Inha University, Incheon, South Korea and lecturer, field of business and logistics, Inha University, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Publication Date: July 2022 ISBN: 978 1 80088 893 7 Extent: c 320 pp
This textbook offers a comprehensive analysis of traditional and newly emerging challenges affecting international logistics management from practical, theoretical and policy perspectives. Principles of International Logistics provides an in-depth exploration of the role of intermodal transportation, and the policy-oriented issues of market liberalization, regulatory policies, quality of institutions and supply chain orientation. Principles of International Logistics will be an essential text for undergraduate students of international logistics, logistics management and global supply chains.

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This textbook offers a comprehensive analysis of traditional and newly emerging challenges affecting international logistics management from practical, theoretical and policy perspectives. Principles of International Logistics provides an in-depth exploration of the role of intermodal transportation, and the policy-oriented issues of market liberalization, regulatory policies, quality of institutions and supply chain orientation.

Key Features:

• Detailed discussion of the role of the different modes of transport including air, land and maritime transportation
• Evaluation of international logistics and its economic significance, giving students a strong understanding of the basic principles of logistics
• Practically-oriented examples and cases drawn from developed and developing countries in Asia, Europe, South America and Africa to allow students to apply their knowledge in practice
• Coverage of new and emerging international issues such as new technologies and their application to logistics, placing traditional logistics concepts into modern context

Principles of International Logistics will be an essential text for undergraduate students of international logistics, logistics management and global supply chains, and an excellent supplementary text for those studying operations and supply chain management more broadly.
Critical Acclaim
‘With this book, José Tongzon brings together all the key principles and elements relevant to the international logistics arena. Based on his significant international experience and a profound understanding of the educational process, the author interweaves and illuminates the content with his own unique perspective on the industry.’
– Kevin Cullinane, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

‘This book reflects the author’s holistic view on international logistics that involves a wide range of factors from the international to firm levels. Written by an academic with consultant experience in international trade and economic policy and management, it offers an intuitive and practical approach to the subject matter.’
– Owen Nguyen, University of Tasmania, Australia
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