Transportation: A Supply Chain Perspective, 7th Edition
- John J. Coyle
- Robert A. Novack
- Brian Gibson
- Edward J. Bardi
- ISBN-10: 032478919X
- ISBN-13: 9780324789195
- 528 Pages | Hardcover
- Previous Editions: 2006, 2000, 1994
- COPYRIGHT: 2011 Published
Transportation is arguably the most critical component of global supply chains. And one of the most complex. Delivering comprehensive coverage of current domestic and global transportation trends, TRANSPORTATION: A SUPPLY CHAIN PERSPECTIVE, 7e equips your students with a solid understanding of this dynamic field. More student friendly than ever, the SEVENTH EDITION helps readers understand both the fundamental role and importance of transportation in companies and in society, as well as the complex environment in which transportation service is provided today. Taking a managerial approach, the authors give students the tools to successfully adapt to this fast-paced and rapidly changing industry. The text is organized into three parts. Part I provides a framework and foundation for the role of transportation from a micro and macro perspective in supply chains. Discussions include both the theoretical and managerial dimensions of transportation in supply chains, including regulation and public policy. Part II focuses on the providers of transportation, offering an industry overview, operating and service characteristics, cost structure, and current challenges and issues. Part III focuses on a variety of critical transportation management issues, providing insightful discussions of the strategic activities and challenges involved in the movement of goods through the supply chain.
1. Transportation: Critical Link in the Supply Chain.
2. Transportation: Critical Link in the Economy.
3. Transportation Regulation and Public Policy.
4. Costing and Pricing for Transportation.
5. Motor Carriers.
8. Water Carriers and Pipelines.
9. Transportation Risk Management.
10. Global Transportation Planning.
11. Global Transportation Execution.
12. Third Party Logistics.
13. Private Transportation and Fleet Management.
14. Issues and Challenges of Global Supply Chains.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
Offering a thoroughly revised Instructor's Manual, Test Bank, and PowerPoint (R) Lecture Slides, this one-stop resource contains all of the supplemental resources you need to quickly and easily prepare for your course.Instructor's Manual for Transportation: Supply Chain Perspective (ISBN-10: 1439080038 | ISBN-13: 9781439080030)
Find the time-saving support you need with this valuable manual, which includes a chapter overview, answers to the study questions, and case notes. Available online and on the Instructor's Resource CD.ExamView for Coyle/Novack/Gibson/Bardi, Transportation: Supply Chain Perspective (ISBN-10: 1439080046 | ISBN-13: 9781439080047)
All questions from the Test Bank are available in this easy-to-use test-creation program. Edit, add, delete, or rearrange questions in ExamView® to meet your specific course needs. Available on the Instructor's Resource CD.PowerPoint® for Coyle/Novack/Gibson/Bardi, Transportation: A Supply Chain Perspective (ISBN-10: 1439080054 | ISBN-13: 9781439080054)
Engage your students as you bring transportation concepts to life in your classroom using these PowerPoint® lecture presentation slides. Available for each chapter, these insightful slides highlight text material, helping students synthesize key transportation concepts. PowerPoint® slides are available online and on the Instructor's Resource CD.Test Bank, Intl. Edition (ISBN-10: 0538747625 | ISBN-13: 9780538747622)
This comprehensive Test Bank includes multiple-choice, short-answer, and essay questions that vary in difficulty to help you accurately assess students’ progress. Available online, www.cengage.com/international.