CSCMP Global Perspectives

What can CSCMP Global Perspectives do for you?

Each issue of Global Perspectives takes an easy-to-read, in-depth look at research on a particular country or region to assist today’s supply chain professionals to better understand the business complexities of various regions and countries of the world.

  • Is your business expanding into new regions?
  • Are you seeking suppliers and supply chain partners in other countries?
  • Are you aware of the realities of doing business in these distant settings?
  • Are you looking for a reliable, concentrated source of unbiased information on doing business in these settings?

CSCMP Global Perspectives examines a particular country’s supply chain management (SCM) and logistics environments as well as general demographics and socioeconomic information. Each issue is a short booklet, similar to sister publication CSCMP Explores....

If you would like to submit a topic and author for a future issue, please e-mail the Research Strategies Committee.

If you are interested in authoring, or were asked to author, one of CSCMP's periodicals (Hot Topics, Explores, or Global Perspectives) you may find the CSCMP Periodical Style Guide useful. 
 

Global Perspectives

 
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This edition of CSCMP Global Perspectives/India is an update to a previous edition published in 2009 and features new material and research. CODE-GP
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This edition of CSCMP Global Perspectives: China is an update to a previous edition published in 2006 and features new material and research. CODE-GP
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Table of Contents:
I. Introduction
II. Logistics and SCM Infrastructure in Germany
III. Challenges, Trends, and Innovations
IV. Source Materials and Endnotes
List of Figures List of Tables CODE-GP
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Section I: Introduction
Section II: Country Characteristics
Section III: Industry Profile
Section IV: Logistics
Section V: Logistics Stakeholders
Section VI: SCM Opportunities and Challenges
Section VII: Conclusion CODE-GP
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Section I: Introduction
Section II: Logistics Context
Section III: Logistics/Supply Chain Infrastructure and Operations
Section IV: Supply Chain Challenges, Trends, and Innovations
Section V: Resources CODE-GP
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Section I: Introduction
Section II: Country Characteristics
Section III: Logistics and Supply Chain Infrastructure and Industry
Section IV: Decision-making Rules and Logistics/SCM Opportunities
Section V: Summary and Overview
Section VI: Source Materials and Useful Links. CODE-GP
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Table of Contents:
Section I: Introduction
Section II: Country and Regional Characteristics
Section III: Logistics and Supply Chain Infrastructure
Section IV: Decision Making Rules
Section V: Logistics and Supply Chain Management Opportunities
Section VI: Source Materials CODE-GP
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Table of Contents:
Section I: Introduction
Section II: European Logistics Development
Section III: Benelux--Gateway to Europe
Section IV: Logistics Solutions in Benelux
Section V: Business Cases of Pan-European Solutions in Benelux
Section VI: Future Outlook
Section VII: Additional Information CODE-GP
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Executive Summary
Section I. Introduction
Section II. Country Characteristics
Section III. Institutional Factors Affecting Supply Chain Management
Section IV. Logistics and Supply Chain Infrastructure and Industry
Section V. Concluding Summary. CODE-GP
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Section I: Introduction
Section II: Scandinavia Logistics Development
Section III: Scandinavia--A Gateway to the Baltic Sea Region
Section IV: Logistics Solutions in Scandinavia
Section V: Business Cases
Section VI: Additional Information CODE-GP
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This edition of CSCMP Global Perspectives focuses on the socioeconomic and supply chain environment of Peru--a country which stands out among other Latin American supply chains due to its low costs and differentiated products and services. These incentives, along with the responsible management of natural resources, can ensure Peru a sustainable and bright future as a supply chain powerhouse. CODE-GP
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Section I: Introduction
Section II: Japanese Market Characteristics and Impact on Logistics
Section III: Japanese Management Practices with Emphasis on TQM and TPS
Section IV: Logistics and Supply Chain Infrastructure
Section V: Current Trends in the Japanese Supply Chain
Section VI: Summary
Section VII: Source Materials CODE-GP
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Section I: Mexico: Background and Country Characteristics
Section II: Mexico in the Global Commercial Arena
Section III: Logistics Infrastructure and Potential Development
Section IV: Managerial Capabilities and Opportunities
Section V: Legal, Political, and Regulatory Factors
Section VI: Conclusion
Section VII: Source Materials CODE-GP
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Section I: Executive Summary
Section II: Country Overview
Section III: Country Characteristics
Section IV: Economic Overview
Section V: Hungarian Economy in the International Market
Section VI: Logistics and Customs Infrastructure
Section VII: 21st Century Hungary
Section VIII: Challenges in SCM
Section IX: Additional Resources
Section X: Source Materials CODE-GP
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Section I: Introduction
Section II: Country Characteristics
Section III: Economic Environment
Section IV: Poland in Light of EU and NATO
Section V: Infrastructure
Section VI: Major Events Impacting Logistics
Section VII: What Have We Learned, in a Nutshell?
Section VIII: Source Materials CODE-GP
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Section I: Executive Summary
Section II: Introduction
Section III: Country Characteristics
Section IV: Key Industries and Trading Partners
Section V: The Globalization of the Colombian Economy
Section VI: Logistics and Customs Infrastructure
Section VII: Convergence in the 21st Century
Section VIII: Colombia’s Competitive Response: A Strategy for World Class Supply Chains
Section IX: Concluding Summary
Section X: Source... Details
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This issue covers the socioeconomic and supply chain environment in the countries that form the United Kingdom. The four nations of the United Kingdom (UK) are England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland. These  four countries are situated on two islands just off the  European continent, and are major trading partners with—and a strategic bridge between—Europe and the Americas. The UK’s population of almost 63 million people predominantly speaks English. Once a... Details
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This issue covers the socioeconomic and supply chain environment in the country of Canada. Canada occupies 41 percent of North America, making it the second largest country in the world by area. An eight-hour by one-hour rectangle just north of the Great Lakes in Central Canada is home to about 70 percent of the population, while 90 percent of the Canadian population lives within one hour of the American border. The long distances between population centers make for a very difficult... Details
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This edition of CSCMP Global Perspectives takes a deeper look at France as an important global economy and leading transportation player in the European and global market. Located at the western edge of continental Europe, France is Western Europe’s largest country by surface area. It is the second largest economy in the European Union after Germany and the fifth largest in the world--thanks to a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of €1.996 billion in 2011 (almost $2.8 US billion). It is... Details