Directory of top logistics books covering the warehousing, transportation, and supply chain management industries.
A great book that frames the discipline of Logistics in the context of integration within a organization's Supply Chain Strategy and Operations. Supply Chain Logistics Management is another book that is commonly used in a classroom setting.
Now in it's 4th edition Logistics and Supply Chain Management by Martin Christopher is one of the most popular books on logistics that is used to teach college courses. It provides a clear guide and overview of the integrated approach to supply chains.
If you are looking for a well written strong primer on the ins and outs of supply chain management and logistics, Essentials and Supply Chain Management by Michael Hugos is an excellent book for both practitioners and students.
Originally released in 2008, Marc Levinson's book on the history of the shipping container is a modern classic and mandatory reading for anyone interested in learning more about logistics and container shipping. Named to Bill Gates's Best Books of 2013 list.
In today's challenging business environment taking a lean approach to logistics management is more important than ever. This is a great book for supply chain managers seeking to drive down costs and improve profits by increasing supply chain efficiencies.
Paul Murphy's Contemporary Logistics explores modern logistics from a managerial perspective and is a great primer for those looking at a straight forward look at the world of international logistics.
Gwynne Richards and Susan Grinsted are the authors of the excellent Logistics Toolkit. This book provides logistics managers with solid knowledge on the tools and techniques needed to maintain efficiency in today's supply chain.
Used in universities around the world, "Introduction to Logistics Systems Management" is a comprehensive introduction to the methodological aspects of logistics systems management.
The definitive book on warehouse management by James Tompkins offers more than 39 valuable chapters each written by a different renowned warehouse management expert.
Thomas Goldsby illustrates how to integrate Lean, Six Sigma, and Logistics principles into a cohesive process in this informative logistics book to help organizations improve profit margins and eliminate unnecessary inventory while increasing supply chain efficiency.