5 Freight books for those in the Business
There are several books one can buy for a friend or loved one who works or is just interested in the freight industry. Reading books can also be a great way to brush up on theory and to stay up to date with the latest developments in the industry. Below are some of the best books to read for those in the freight industry.
Plunkett's Transportation, Supply Chain and Logistics Industry - This book by Almanac Plunkett is a concise manual telling you everything you need to know about these areas of the freight and cargo industry. Anybody who is involved in this industry, or indeed aspires to be involved, should really take the time to read this publication. The key aspects of the freight industry, such as planning and strategy, are covered in detail and in a manner in which everybody can relate to.
4th Party Cyber Logistics for Air Cargo - The main focus of this book is on the e business environment, and particularly the planning and forwarding aspects of it. This book provides an essential knowledge base in an area which touches most modern businesses, regardless of their nature.
Air Transportation Planning and Design - This is a text book used in many universities and colleges and is an interesting read for those involved in air transportation, planning and design.
Water Transportation Industry - The laws of water transportation are covered in this publication produced by the by the US Environment Protection Agency. It delves into areas such as the movement of goods via water, but also looks at the laws surrounding environment, pollution and compliance. There is also a good section about the control of pollution, an area which is vital for any company in an era when it is essential to demonstrate a willingness to be sustainable.
The Transportation Industry: Airlines, Trucking and Railroads - The threat of security and the deregulation of the freight and cargo industry are explored in some detail throughout this book by David G Smith. The book is designed to enlighten the reader on how to manage these threats and remain successful.
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