Fundamentals of International Business

CHAPTER 16

International Production and Supply Chain Operations

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Understand the increasing importance of production, logistics and supply chain management as crucial tools for competitiveness
  • Learn about material management and physical distribution
  • Learn about the complexities of international logistics
  • Learn about the complexities of international logistics
  • Explore the importance of transportation infrastructure
  • Understand the importance of inventory management for success of the business firm

THE PHARMA SUPPLY CHAIN

Tasmania, an island of Australia’s southern coast, marks the beginning of a global supply chain that ...

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