By Gwynne Richards and Susan Grinsted

BookPublished by Kogan Page on October 3rd 2013.

A complete toolkit for warehouse, transport and inventory managers covering all the techniques and processes they need to operate efficient logistics operations.

The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit provides logistics managers in the areas of transport, warehousing and inventory with a comprehensive set of tools to tackle many of the day to day issues in order to drive efficiency and business success.

In a busy, rapidly moving environment it offers quick, reliable advice and combines crucial logistics tools with key business techniques including SWOT analysis, ABC analysis, Cause and Effect Analysis and Maister’s rule. Each tool is explained and put into context and examples are given of how it can be used within logistics.

The book includes chapters full of tools on:

• Warehouse Management

• Outsourcing

• Transport Management

• Inventory Management and much more!

The book is also supported by a host of exclusive downloadable content such as 4PL Decision Matrices, an index over 850 supply chain management acronyms, examples of risk assessment and fuel adjustment templates.


Gwynne Richards has over thirty years’ experience in logistics and supply chain. As well as running his own successful logistics consultancy he provides a number of courses on warehouse and transport management for practitioners. He is the author of Warehouse Management also published by Kogan Page (2011).

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Susan Grinsted is a self-employed educator, trainer and consultant, who works with a number of educational institutions in Britain, France and Finland, and with multi-national companies all over the world.

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