Logistics is the management of a flow of goods from the point of origin to the point of delivery in order to meet certain requirements. The carriage of goods by sea is only part of the story. There are links at both ends of this transport chain and it is essential for shipping practitioners to take an overall view of this complex subject.
The book covers all aspects of shipping logistics from factory outlet to customer and all stops in between. It describes transport by rail, by air and by road and details all forms of documentation, the related conventions, statutory regulations and restrictions.
Logistics and Multi-modal Transport has been written, compiled and edited by professionals. This book is not only essential for personnel within the logistics sector, but also to those who wish to expand their knowledge of shipping in general.