Item description for The Economics of Industrial Location: A Logistics-Costs Approach (Advances in Spatial Science) by Philip McCann...
This book explores the relationship between the location of the firm, the location of its markets and suppliers, and the inventory holding behaviour of the firm. Space costs and time costs are manifested in inventory costs. The examination of these inventory costs allows new insights into the reasons for observed industrial location behaviour. In particular, we see that transport costs are only a small part of total distance costs, and that the values of the goods being shipped and the value-added by the firm, are crucial location determinants. This approach is then extended to an analysis of Just-In-Time (JIT) production.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.2" Height: 0.8" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Sep 2, 1998
ISBN 3540645861 ISBN13 9783540645863
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More About Philip McCann
Philip McCann is Reader in Regional Economics at the University of Reading. He has previously taught at the University of Cambridge and the University of Pennsylvania, and has held Visiting Professorships at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, and Thammasat University, Thailand.
Philip McCann was born in 1964 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Professor of Economic Geography, University of Groningen University of.