Logistics Clusters Delivering Value and Driving Growth
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Publisher: MIT Press
Binding: Trade Cloth
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Why is Memphis home to hundreds of motor carrier terminals and distribution centers? Why does the tiny island-nation of Singapore handle a fifth of the world's maritime containers and half the world's annual supply of crude oil? Which jobs can replace lost manufacturing jobs in advanced economies?Some of the answers to these questions are rooted in the phenomenon of logistics clusters--geographically concentrated sets of logistics-related business activities. In this book, supply chain management expert Yossi Sheffi explains why Memphis, Singapore, Chicago, Rotterdam, Los Angeles, and scores of other locations have been successful in developing such clusters while others have not. Sheffi More...
Yossi Sheffi, an international expert in supply chain management, is Professor of Engineering Systems at MIT and Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. He has worked with leading manufacturers around the world on logistics issues and is an active entrepreneur, having founded or cofounded five companies since 1987.
|Of Fish and Blouses and the Future of Regional Economies|
|The Art and Technology of Economic Clustering|
|Geography of Logistics Clusters|
|The Strong Role of Government|
|Education and Human Capital|
|Logistics Clusters Evolution|
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