Logistics outlook: An Asian perspective

Yen Chun Jim Wu, Ming Jen Cheng

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Economic development in Asia has gained increasing attention around the world and has had an enormous impact on the growth of its logistics market. Though it is generally agreed that the logistics infrastructure in Asia is not advanced in comparison with its US and Western counterparts, the potential for logistics development is much greater in this region. Since the Asian market is expected to have significant growth in the long term, the role of logistics will be critical. This paper introduces the overall economic situations and developments in Asia, and discusses the major factors that will influence the logistics development in this region and the future trends in logistics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4-15
Number of pages12
JournalInternational Journal of Integrated Supply Management
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Asia
  • Logistics development
  • Logistics management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Strategy and Management
  • Marketing


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