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Now integral to the long-term plans of nearly all businesses, the field of logistics is evolving remarkably fast, now encompassing communications, IT and sustainability. With contributions from a range of logistics specialists, this widely adopted text has been newly revised to represent the current trends, best practices and latest thinking in global logistics, including up-to-date analysis of China and Eastern Europe. Contents: New directions in logistics, Formulating logistics strategy, Agile supply chain operating environments, Developing supply chain relationships, Demand flow leadership, Supply chain management, Information technologies for supply chain management, Outsourcing, Risk in the supply chain, Delivering sustainability through supply chain management, Performance measurement and management in the supply chain, Road transport optimization, Retail logistics, Global sourcing and supply, Developments in Western, Central and Eastern Europe and China.
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Donald Ralph Walters (September 16, 1969 – March 23, 2003) was a United States Army Quartermaster Corps Sergeant, officially listed as killed in action in southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah on March 23, 2003 in the same ambush in which Jessica Lynch was captured.
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