American Society of Civil Engineers


Logistics: The Emerging Frontiers of Transportation and Development in China


by Rongfang (Rachel) Liu, (editor), Jin Zhang, (editor), and Changqian Guan, (editor)
Sponsored by Southwest Jiaotong University; North America China Overseas Transportation Association, and The Transportation & Development Institute of ASCE
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-0996-1, 2008, 4795 pp., 5 volumes, (doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784409961), ill., 22 cm., Includes bibliographical references and index.     (Barcode: 585806897)

Conference information: Eighth International Conference of Chinese Logistics and Transportation Professionals (ICCLTP); October 8-10, 2008, Chengdu, China

ASCE sponsor: Transportation and Development Institute (TDI)

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings
Abstract: Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference of Chinese Logistics and Transportation Professionals, held in Chengdu, China, July 31-August 3, 2008. Sponsored by Southwest Jiantong University; North America China Overseas Transportation Association; the Transportation and Development Institute of ASCE. This collection of 699 papers examines logistics and supply chain management and research in China. Although logistics as an area of study is still in early stages, it is growing rapidly as a component of China’s transportation and development research. In these papers, industry professionals discuss their perspectives and analysis in this developing research field. Topics include: transportation and logistic policy and strategy; supply chain and transport operation and management; logistics and transport info rmation and technology; planning methodology and simulation models; infrastructure and equipment; and urbans platform for logistics and public transportation.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Logistics
Transportation management

Library of Congress Call Number:  TA1005.I5225
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Transportation engineering--China--Congresses