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Author: David R. Warren
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: practices, clothing, textile, stocks, manage, dod, leading, edge, commercial
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 2001-03-01
ISBN-10: 0756708192
ISBN-13: 9780756708191

Compares commercial logistics practices with similar DoD operations. Summarizes the results of a review of inventory mgmt. practices used by leading private sector companies and the DoD to provide clothing and textile (C&T) supplies. Describes various private sector initiatives having potential application to the military clothing logistical environment. The report addresses: (1) inventory problems and other inefficiencies in the Defense Logistics Agency's C&T logistics system; (2) commercial practices used in the private sector to reduce inventory holding and distribution costs; and (3) DoD's

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: adjusting, change, clothing, textiles, world, map, new
Number of Pages: 234
Published: 2004-12-08
ISBN-10: 9264018557
ISBN-13: 9789264018556

In light of the elimination of quantitative import restrictions under the WTO at the end of 2004, A New World Map in Textiles and Clothing identifies the most recent market developments throughout the entire supply chain, from natural fibres to retail distribution. It outlines the policy and regulatory challenges in the fields of trade, labour adjustment, technology and innovation, and suggests a policy framework to help deal effectively with such changes as well as to capitalise on the trade opportunities that are being created through improved market access. “A highly useful contribution t

Author: Cornelia Staritz
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: post, chain, quota, crisis, world, value, clothing, low, income, countries, global, making
Number of Pages: 200
Published: 2010-12-14
ISBN-10: 0821386360
ISBN-13: 9780821386361

The clothing sector has traditionally been a gateway to export diversification and industrial development for low-income countries (LICs) due to its low fix costs, relatively simple technology, and labor-intensive nature. It has served to absorb large numbers of unskilled, and mostly female, workers and build capital and know-how for more technologically advanced activities within and across sectors. But the environment for global clothing trade has changed significantly which may condition the role the sector can play in promoting export diversification and industrial development in LICs toda

Author: Denis Audet
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: adjusting, change, clothing, textiles, world, map, new
Number of Pages: 238
Published: 2004-12-31
ISBN-10: 9264018530
ISBN-13: 9789264018532

The textile and clothing industries accounted for USD 350 billion or 5.6% of total merchandise exports in 2002. They provide employment for tens of millions of people, primarily in developing countries but things are set to change drastically when new trade rules come into force at the end of 2004. The elimination of quantitative import restrictions as agreed under the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Agreement on Textiles and Clothing will put an end to a complex trade regime built up over decades and will have huge implications for all those involved in the entire supply chain. Countries will

Author: William E. Mell
Publisher: FEMA
Keywords: protective, clothing, fighter, fire, transfer, model, heat
Number of Pages: 35
Published: 1999

Author: Unknown
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: exports, ldcs, clothing, mfa, estimation, effect, formal
Number of Pages: 37

Author: US Fire Administration
Publisher: FEMA
Keywords: fire, service, guide, education, procurement, equipment, protective, standards, structural, fighting, minimum, clothing
Number of Pages: 115
Published: 1993
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