Transport Logistics

Past, Present and Predictions

This book first presents ten case studies of historical projects that demanded careful transport logistics management. It surveys a wide variety of projects, some of them successes and some of them failures. Whether these projects were related to construction, engineering, military actions, or humanitarian relief, they all required transport logistics and placed great demands on logistics managers.

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FOREWORD by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, President of Dubai Department of Civil Aviation and Chairman of The Emirates Group.

Transport Logistics

The Wheel of Commerce

This book examines the impact of the 2008 recession on the industry, and present remarkable case studies of 11 countries, including six in Africa, that are developing infrastructure to move goods from their raw states through manufacturing, and to support imports and exports. Both the public and private sectors demonstrate ingenuity in their approaches to problem solving.

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FOREWORD by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, President of Dubai Department of Civil Aviation and Chairman of The Emirates Group.

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About the Author

Baluch is a former president of the Dubai-based National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL); and serves on the Board of Directors of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA president, 2003-2005); and The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA). He is credited with pioneering the thriving sea-air combined transport freight business in the UAE and authored two books on logistics, namely, Transport Logistics: Past, Present and Predictions, which is available in four languages; and the recently launched, Transport Logistics: The Wheel of Commerce.

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Reviews

“This book allows you to review our logistics history in one enjoyable and informative reading. It will focus all of us on the logistics needs of the supply chain in the future, and increase productivity and efficiency before issues and problems occur.” - William G. Pagonis , Chairman of the Board from Rail America

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