Offering a alone expression at interior design. Materials and Components of Interior Architecture. Seventh Edition to the full covers the nonstructural stuffs available to interior interior decorators. With an oculus on the environment. it provides a steadfast apprehension of the merchandises. belongingss. and utilizations of all stuffs. from floors. walls and ceilings to installing. and recycling. Traveling beyond pigment and rug. it explores over 27 different floorings and devotes separate chapters to kitchens and baths. Filled with the latest information provided straight from the providers. it helps readers think knowledgably and creatively about the “nuts and bolts” of interior design—both in footings of construction and manner. With an oculus on the environment. it provides a steadfast apprehension of the merchandises. belongingss. and utilizations of all stuffs. covering everything from floors. walls and ceiling to installing. and recycling. Progressing from the land up—literally—it looks beyond the more cosmetic facets of design to analyze the belongingss and utilizations of both finishing stuffs in the design field and structural stuffs in the architectural field. For interior interior decorators and specifiers.
The 4th edition of STRATEGIC LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT is an first-class balance of theory and practical application and continues to include state-of-the-art logistics information and engineering. This is one of the few books to hold a position of logistics from a selling position. In add-on. it integrates the countries of logistics. selling. finance. accounting. engineering and fabrication. Extensive coverage of client satisfaction. planetary issues. and accounting/finance issues are incorporated throughout the text every bit good as in separate chapters. Examples of “real world” illustrations of constructs are besides included in each chapter. This book has been extensively revised and updated in the countries of engineering. planetary coverage. and transit.
From the Writer
A figure of of import subjects non covered in many other logistics texts. or covered merely superficially. are given important intervention in this book. including: supply concatenation direction. mensurating and selling the value of logistics. order processing and direction information systems ; e-commerce and the Internet ; change by reversal logistics and packaging ; fiscal control of logistics public presentation ; logistics organisations ; and planetary logistics. Our end in covering these subjects in add-on to the traditional activities is to supply readers with a appreciation of the entire image of logistics within the context of supply concatenation direction processes. There are a figure of worthwhile betterments in the 4th edition.
We have included many more mentions and illustrations from general concern and other literature because of the impact of logistics on a assortment of concern procedures. This edition covers the academic and trade literature in the country of logistics extensively. and includes the most up-to-date information and illustrations. Readers will detect the important figure of commendations from the twelvemonth 2000. We have retained those elements that are “timeless” and those that made the old editions successful.
About the Writer
James R. Stock is Professor of Marketing and Logistics at the College of Business Administration. University of South Florida. Dr. Stock held old module assignments at Michigan State University. University of Oklahoma. and the University of Notre Dame. From 1986 to 1988 he held the place of Distinguished Visiting Professor of Logistics Management. School of Systems and Logistics. at the Air Force Institute of Technology. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Dr. Stock is the writer or co-author of over 90 publications including books. monographs. articles. and proceedings documents. He is writer of Development and Implementation of Reverse Logistics Programs and Reverse Logistics ; co-author of Distribution Advisers: A Managerial Guide to Their Identification. Selection. and Use ; and co-author of Fundamentalss of Logistics Management.
He presently serves as editor of the International diary of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management. He received the Armitage Medal ( 1988 ) degree Fahrenheit! rom the SOLE—The International Society of Logistics in acknowledgment of his scholarly parts to the subject. His countries of expertness include rearward logistics. supply concatenation direction. and the marketing-logistics interface. He has lectured on assorted logistics subjects throughout Europe and Africa. Dr. Stock holds BS and MBA grades from the University of Miami ( Florida ) and the Ph. D. from The Ohio State University. Douglas M. Lambert is the the Raymond E. Mason Professor of Transportation and Logistics and Director of The Global Supply Chain Forum. Fisher College of Business. The Ohio State University. He is besides the Prime F. Osborn III Eminent Scholar Chair in Transportation. Professor of Marketing and Logistics. and Director of The International Center for Competitive Excellence at the College of Business Administration. University of North Florida. From 1983 to 1985 he was PepsiCo Professor of Marketing at Michigan State University.
Dr. Lambert has served as a module member for over 500 executive development plans in North America. South America. Europe. Asia. and Australasia and he has given more than 100 presentations to professional associations around the universe. He is the writer of The Development of an Inventory Costing Methodology. The Distribution Channels Decision. The Product Abandonment Decision and co-author of Management in Marketing Channels. Fundamentalss of Logistics Management. Str! ategic Logistics Management. and Supply Chain Directions for a New North America. He has authored or co-authored more than 150 publications.
In 1986 Dr. Lambert received the Council of Logistics Management’s Distinguished Service Award. “the highest award that can be bestowed on an person for accomplishment in the physical distribution/logistics industry. ” for his parts to logistics direction and has besides received CLM’s Founders Award ( 1997 ) and Doctoral Research Grant ( 1975 ) . He holds an awards BA and MBA from the University of Western Ontario and a Ph. D. from The Ohio State University. Dr. Lambert is co-editor of The International Journal of Logistics Management.