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Information systems in logistics and transportation

Information systems in logistics and transportation

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Published by Elsevier in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freight and freightage.,
  • Transportation.,
  • Information technology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Bernhard Tilanus.
    ContributionsTilanus, C. B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE199 .I444 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 339 p. :
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19764066M
    ISBN 100080430546


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