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Logistics — Physical Distribution

Abstract

This Chapter considers the strategic role of logistics in retail management. It is concerned with those issues which form the context for restructuring logistical systems. There is also a discussion of distribution models for online purchases.

Keywords

Logistical System Reverse Logistics Cost Allocation Physical Distribution Logistics Cost 
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Further Reading

  1. FERNIE, J. (2005): Retail Logistics, in: BRUCE, M.; MOORE, C.M.; BIRTWISLE, G. (Eds.): International Retail Management, Amsterdam et al., pp. 39–63.Google Scholar
  2. HINES, T. (2005): The Emergence of Supply Chain Management as a Critical Success Factor for Retail Organisations, in: BRUCE, M.; MOORE, C.M.; BIRTWISLE, G. (Eds.): International Retail Management, Amsterdam et al., pp. 108–122.Google Scholar
  3. PACHÉ, G. (1999): When Logistics Threaten to Become a Source of “Competitive Disadvantage“: The Intermarché Co-operation Case, in: DUPUIS, M.; DAWSON, J. (Eds.): European Cases in Retailing, Oxford, pp. 206–218.Google Scholar
  4. SMITH, D.; SPARKS, L. (2004): Logistics in Tesco: Past, Present and Future, in: FERNIE, J.; SPARKS, L. (Eds.): Logistics and Retail Management, 2nd ed., London et al., pp. 101–120.Google Scholar

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