The Logistics Handbook: A Practical Guide for the Supply Chain Management of Health Commodities
Explains the major aspects of logistics management with an emphasis on contraceptive supplies. Intended to help managers who work with supplies every day, as well as managers who assess and design logistics systems for entire programs. Policymakers may find the text useful in exploring the inputs needed to create an effective logistics system. Key terms and concepts are clearly defined and explained, and the design and implementation of managment information systems and inventory control are discussed in detail. Storage and quality control practices are also discussed, and overviews of forecasting and procurement processes are included.