Definitive Guide to Transportation, The

Principles, Strategies, and Decisions for the Effective Flow of Goods and Services
Pearson FT Press
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  • erschienen am 3. Januar 2014
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This is the most authoritative and complete guide to planning, implementing, measuring, and optimizing world-class supply chain transportation processes. Straight from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), it brings together up-to-the-minute principles, strategies, and decisions for cost-efficiently and effectively moving goods between sellers and buyers. CSCMP and Thomas Goldsby introduce crucial concepts including transportation modes, execution, and control; outsourcing, modal and carrier selection, and 3PLs; TMS technologies; ocean shipping, international air, customs, and regulation; and much more. Step by step, The Definitive Guide to Transportation helps you optimize all facets of transportation, one of the highest-cost, highest-impact areas of supply chain management. Coverage includes:

  • Basic transportation management concepts and their essential roles in demand fulfillment
  • Key elements, processes, and interactions of transportation operations management
  • Design principles and strategies for establishing efficient, effective, and sustainable transportation operations
  • The critical role of technology in managing transportation operations and product flows
  • Requirements and challenges of planning and moving goods between countries
  • Best practices for assessing performance using standard metrics and frameworks
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  • Englisch
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  • USA
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978-0-13-344911-2 (9780133449112)
Dr. Thomas J. Goldsby is Professor of Logistics at The Ohio State University. Dr. Goldsby has published more than 50 articles in academic and professional journals and serves as a frequent speaker at academic conferences, executive education seminars, and professional meetings around the world. He is co-author of Lean Six Sigma Logistics: Strategic Development to Operational Success and Global Macrotrends and Their Impact on Supply Chain Management. He serves as Associate Director of the Center for Operational Excellence, research associate of the Global Supply Chain Forum, and a Research Fellow of the National Center for the Middle Market, all with The Ohio State University. Dr. Goldsby has received recognitions for excellence in teaching and research at Iowa State University, The Ohio State University, and the University of Kentucky. He is co-editor of the Transportation Journal and co-executive editor of Logistics Quarterly magazine. He serves on the boards for the American Society of Transportation & Logistics and Supply Chain Leaders in Action, the Research Strategies Committee of CSCMP, and as a reviewer for the Gartner Top 25 Supply Chains, LQ Sustainability Awards, SCLA Circle of Excellence Award, CSCMP Supply Chain Innovation Award, and University of Kentucky Corporate Sustainability Award programs. He has conducted workshops and seminars throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Dr. Deepak Iyengar received his Ph.D. in the area of Logistics and Supply Chain Management from the University of Maryland, College Park. His areas of research and teaching include logistics and sustainability in supply chains. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Central Washington University, Ellensburg in the Department of Supply Chain Management. Dr. Iyengar has published works in leading supply chain and logistics journals like Journal of Business Logistic, I nternational Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, and Transportation Journal, to name a few. In addition, he has mentored students and led projects using the methodology of Lean Six Sigma to various 3PLs.

Dr. Shashank Rao is the Jim W. Thompson Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management at Auburn University. He holds a B.S. in Environmental Engineering, an M.B.A. in Marketing, and a Ph.D. in Operations and Supply Chain Management. Along with his academic training, Dr. Rao has several years of industry experience in the banking and engineering sectors. He has also served as a consultant to manufacturers and retailers on issues like order fulfillment and distribution management. His research interests focus on retailing, order fulfillment, and logistics customer service. He has published several articles in academic and professional journals of repute such as the Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Business Logistics, International Journal of Logistics Management, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Industrial Management, Industrial Engineer, and more. He also serves on the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Business Logistics, the Journal of Supply Chain Management, and the Journal of Operations Management, along with serving as an Associate Editor at the Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce. He is a frequent speaker at academic conferences, executive education seminars, and professional meetings, and also conducts hands-on training on supply chain technologies like TMS, ERP, and Routing Systems.

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) is the preeminent worldwide professional association dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of research and knowledge on supply chain management. With nearly 10,000 members representing nearly all industry sectors, government, and academia from 67 countries, CSCMP members are the leading practitioners and authorities in the fields of logistics and supply chain management.

SECTION 1 TRANSPORTATION: THE BASICS 1 Chapter 1 Transportation in Business and the Economy 3 Transportation and Logistics 4 Transportation and the Supply Chain 6 Transportation and the Economy 7 Transportation, Society, and the Environment 10 Summary 12 Endnotes 12 Chapter 2 A Survey of Transportation Modes 15 An Overview of the Modes 15 The Five Modes of Transportation 17 Road Transportation 17 Rail Transportation 25 Water Transportation 31 Air Transportation 36 Pipeline Transportation 37 Intermodal Transportation 38 Summary 44 Endnotes 45 Chapter 3 The Economics of Transportation 47 Accounting Costs and Economic Costs 47 Fixed Costs and Variable Costs 48 Carrier Cost Metrics 50 Carrier Pricing and Costs for Shippers 54 Expressions of Transportation Rates 56 Additional Services and Fees 59 Summary 61 Endnotes 62 Chapter 4 The Transportation Services Market 63 Private Transportation 63 Private Road Fleets 63 Advantages of Private Road Fleets 65 Other (Nonroad) Private Fleets 66 Outsourcing Transportation 67 Contract Carriage (2PLs) 67 Third-Party Logistics Providers (3PLs) 67 Lead Logistics Providers/Integrators (4PLs) 70 Freight Forwarders 71 Difference Between 3PLs and Freight Forwarders 72 Brokers 73 Summary 74 Endnotes 74 SECTION 2 TRANSPORTATION FOR MANAGERS 77 Chapter 5 An Overview of Transportation Management 79 Transportation Management Decision Making 79 Network Design 80 Typology of Transport Networks 81 Optimization 83 Heuristics and Simulations 84 Lane Analysis 85 Mode and Carrier Selection 90 Service Negotiations 94 Shipper-Receiver Negotiations 94 Shipper-Carrier Negotiations 96 Contract Versus Spot Rates 96 Contractual Provisions 97 Service Evaluation 99 Dock- and Movement-Level Decisions 102 Transportation Documentation 103 Documents Common to Domestic and International Transportation 104 Documents Exclusive to International Transportation 106 Summary 108 Endnotes 109 Chapter 6 Transportation Technologies 111 Understanding the Need for Technology: The Bullwhip Effect 113 Technology Architecture 115 Hosted Systems/Hosted Software 115 Software as a Service (SaaS) 115 Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) 116 What Is EDI? 116 Benefits and Applications of EDI 118 EDI Implementation 118 Transportation Management System (TMS) 119 Benefits and Applications of TMS 120 TMS Implementation 124 Routing and Scheduling (R&S) Systems 125 What Are R&S Systems? 125 Benefits and Applications of R&S Systems 126 R&S System Implementation 128 Automatic Identification 129 What Is Automatic Identification? 129 Bar Codes 129 The Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC): A Special Tool in Transportation Management 130 Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) 133 Control and Monitoring Systems 136 What Are Control and Monitoring Systems? 136 Location Monitoring Systems 136 Temperature Control and Monitoring Systems 138 Summary 140 Endnote 141 For Further Reading 141 Chapter 7 Transportation's Role in Logistics and Supply Chain Strategy 143 Lean Logistics 143 Shared Transportation Resources 146 Merge-in-Transit (MIT) 147 Vendor-Managed Inventory (VMI) 149 Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment (CPFR) 150 Collaborative Transportation Management (CTM) 151 Summary 154 Endnotes 155 Chapter 8 Transportation and Global Supply Chains 157 Need for Global Supply Chains 160 International Modes of Transportation 161 International Ocean Transportation 162 International Air Transportation 168 Intermodal Transportation 174 Enablers and Key Players in Transporting Goods to Global Supply Chains 179 Incoterms 180 Key Documents Used in Enabling Transportation for Global Supply Chains 185 Summary 187 Endnotes 188 Chapter 9 Transportation and Sustainability 189 Transportation's Role in Sustainable Supply Chain Management 190 The Need for Sustainability in Transportation 191 Triple Bottom Line (TBL) 197 Potential Solutions to Make Transportation More Sustainable 199 Summary 202 Endnotes 203 SECTION 3 TRANSPORTATION IN 2013 AND BEYOND 205 Chapter 10 The Future of Transportation 207 Changes Affecting Consumer Shopping Behavior 209 Internet Retailing (IR) 209 Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing 210 Changes in Technology 213 Self-Driven Vehicles 213 Intelligent Transport System (ITS) 216 Geopolitical, Legislative, and Societal Changes 217 Rising and Erratic Fuel Prices 217 Global Warming and Greenhouse Gases 219 The Need for Infrastructure to Support Growing Populations 219 Increasing Demands for Security and Safety in Transportation 221 Summary 222 Endnotes 223 For Further Reading 223 Index 225

The most authoritative, up-to-the-minute guide to planning, running, measuring, and improving supply chain processes and operations related to transportation

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