Logistics and Transportation

Design and planning

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Author: Raja G. Kasilingam

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780412802904

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 297

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Logistics is a $700 billion industry in the USA and is the second largest employer of college graduates. Logistics costs account for nearly 30% of the sales dollar, and logistics activities are essential to satisfying the ever- changing customer demand in terms of variety and availability. Today the need for cutting edge, sophisticated logistics practices has never been greater. This unique text is squarely focused on the key activities within the functional areas of logistics and transportation, with emphasis placed on the quantitative treatment of the design and planning issues in logistics. In scope, Logistics and Transportation comprehensively covers almost all the elements of the supply chain. Moreover, it includes a number of topics that are generally not covered by most popular logistics texts. These include functional areas such as: vendor selection, inventory models with inventory costs, advanced transportation models, logistics metrics, and latest trends in logistics. The text is primarily designed for use in the classroom by senior undergraduate and graduate-level students. It is also a useful resource for practicing transportation and logistics professionals. Readers will appreciate the references for recommended further reading, related training aids and problem sets given at the end of each chapter, as well as the two comprehensive logistics cases presented at the end of the text.

Right Place Right Time

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Author: Joseph Prince

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 9810883803

Category: Religion

Page: 75

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When God puts you in the right place at the right time, you can’t help but get blessed. You will meet the right people, do the right things and even escape danger!

Faith Prescription

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Author: Babatunde Soniregun

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1602669570

Category:

Page: 380

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In this daily devotional, the author encourages readers to immerse themselves in the Word of God while not letting their surroundings distract them. (Motivation)

This Upside Down in Reverse Conspired Creation in Breach of Original Law

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Author: Dillon Swart

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1546299076

Category: Philosophy

Page: 782

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This book is about the original reason for life from the viewpoint of the author. The author could not agree with any of the reasons that have historically been given for life. He therefore made a decision to research what is written in this book as having been the original reason for life. It is the opinion of the author that everybody despite their conditioning has it within themselves to understand the original reason for life. Anybody can agree to disagree with the writings in this book. They can stay in the comfort of whatever is their own beliefs. They could also agree with the writings in this book.

Places

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Author: Richard Spuler

Publisher: Shi Rui Wen Books

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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A tale of story-telling and finding your place in the world.

The Right Place at the Wrong Time

Murder at the Yuppie Condominium

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Author: Richard Baxter

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595328261

Category: Fiction

Page: 216

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Rejected by his wife Alice, day trader and suburban father Jack Smith jumps at the chance to manage a yuppie condominium in Seattle, light-years from the burbs. A melange of colorful characters welcomes him and fortune smiles with an unanticipated promise of a rebound romance. Suddenly it all comes unraveled with the first in a series of murders, creating fear and suspicion. Bombastic brainstorming sessions, full of innuendo based less on evidence than clashing personalities, follow. Who will be next? Wild speculations become absurd with each new killing. Clearly this close-knit group is in someone's crosshairs. Is the perp mad or cunning? Is there something one or all of them did to set him or her off? Pondering this question Jack is tormented with guilt over the first murder. On the edge of sanity he contemplates flight-or would Alice, grown distant in her new life, take him back? What about the safety of his family if some nut has it in for him? What price must these yuppie homeowners pay before the killer is caught? Or...! Will this one simply go away like some serial killers from the past? Not likely!"

The Wrong Stuff

The Adventures and Misadventures of an 8th Air Force Aviator

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Author: Truman Smith

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN: 0806183500

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

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Between April and July 1944, Truman Smith Flew thirty-five bombing missions over France and Germany. He was only twenty years old. Although barely adults, Smith and his peers worried about cramming a lifetime’s worth of experience into every free night, each knowing he probably would not survive the next bombing mission. Written with blunt honesty, wry humor, and insight, The Wrong Stuff is Smith’s gripping memoir of that time. In a new preface, the author comments with equal honesty and humor on the impact this book has had on his life.

The History of Man's Future

A Space Epic

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Author: Daniel Ontengco Jr.

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465325573

Category: Fiction

Page: 294

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There was once a man who wanted to be more than he was. Even though the man had a heartbroken soul, he hoped that one day he would again have a chance to prove himself. In time, the man got his chance when alien invaders attacked his homeland, Earth. In response, he went on an epic journey through space and his own mind and eventually discovered the secret to the origins of mankind. With his newfound knowledge and powers, the man learned that the meaning of life is to be as selfless as possible. In his quest to save the world, he was forced to overcome great hardships. Eventually, this man of the future became a true hero. Adversity did not build his character, it revealed it. This is his story.

An Escape

A Secret Life

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Author: Teresa L. Jones

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781467853743

Category: Fiction

Page: 184

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My best friend, Josy, had asked me to write a story about a secret she had been keeping for years. I have changed some names to protect the innocent, and the guilty from being held liable. Josy and her family went on a festive Hawaiian cruise for Thanksgiving. They were surprised to hear that one of the most famous celebrities in Hollywood was going to be promoting his newest movie by performing a show. The smiles of a family vacation were shattered when Josy received a viscious injury while lounging at the pool. The ship's security needed to find the answers for Josy, her family, and the passengers on the ship. While recuperating in her state-room, Josy saw what looked to be a baby being thrown into the ocean. Josy’s mothering instinct made her jump into the ocean to save the child. The Hollywood celebrity was walking though the passageway near Josy's door and heard her cries for help, and was soon to participate in the role and adventure of a lifetime.

Wrong Place, Right Time (Solitary Soldiers Book 1)

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Author: A. T. Brennan

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781540793195

Category:

Page: 290

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Kenzie Smoak has been trying to be invisible since escaping an abusive relationship five years ago. She's a typical girl with a few extra pounds, a tendency to overthink things, and nearly crippling social anxiety. Kenzie thought she had her life under control, until the night she found herself in the wrong place at the right time. Tyler Davidson has been floating and trying to survive since leaving the military five years ago. Left with a disfigured leg and a serious case of PTSD, he's doing his best to pretend that he's fine and still the handsome and charismatic playboy he was before his injury. After being involved in an armed robbery together, Kenzie and Tyler begin an emotional and turbulent journey of personal discovery and emotional ups and downs. Will her low sense of worth and his inability to truly give in to his emotions be their undoing? Or will they be able to put the past behind them and move forward together?