The purpose of this book is to present the facts about the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), explain its logistical implications, and highlight the opportunities it makes available to North American companies. The principle message is that since every company is influenced in some way by NAFTA, then every company should invest time and effort to understand its impact. The book is divided into 13 chapters and 6 appendices. The chapters include the following: 1. Global Forces and Regional Realities; 2. Overview of NAFTA's Logistics Related Provisions; 3. Infrastructure Issues; 4. Logistics Services; 5. Rules and Certificates of Origin; 6. Product Labeling Requirements; 7. Customs Initiatives; 8. Business Culture; 9. A Look at Mexican Supply Chains; 10. Case Studies: Innovations in North American Logistics; 11. The Views of Logistics Professionals; 12. The Logistics Strategy Drivers; 13. Developing a North American Supply Chain Strategy.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared for the Council of Logistics Management by Andersen Consulting and University of North Florida.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Council of Logistics Management

    2805 Butterfield Road, Suite 200
    Oak Brook, IL  United States  60523
  • Authors:
    • Waller, D G
    • D'Avanzo, R L
    • Lambert, D M
  • Publication Date: 1995


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: 264 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00723606
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 30 1996 12:00AM