Chapter 1

Logistics Evolution

Push vs Pull - Technology - Bigger Ships - Global Politics - Climate Change

 

Chapter 2

Globalization

Train has left the Station - More Complex - Must Adapt - Flexible Learning Designs

 

Chapter 3

Marketing

Where it All Starts: The Sale - Pull vs Push $ - Responsive to the Micro Markets

Chapter 4

Supply Chain

Executes the Sale - Subset of Marketing - 

Chapter 5

Technology

Fiber Optic Cables - Increases Velocity - Requires more Precision

Chapter 6

Ocean Transportation

Bigger Ships - Deep Water Ports - Transportation Networks - Population Centers - Foreign Owned

Chapter 7

Air Transportation

Time vs Size -  Regulated Routes 

Chapter 8

Truck Transportation

Flexible - Reliable 

Chapter 9

Rail Transportation

Most Cost Effective - Fixed Geography - More Reliable than Perceived

 

Chapter 10

Warehousing

Velocity -  High Demand for Workers - Needs Coordination

Chapter 11

Designing the Most Highly Reliable Cost Effective Logistics Alternative

Orchestrate the Best Combination of Assets and Processes

Chapter 12

Risk Management

Insurance - Redundancy

 

Chapter 13

Regulatory Issues

Import/Export - Hours of Service - Air Quality

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