There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Literally.

Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics.

That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books.

All those books would weigh 49,000 kilograms – half the cargo mass of a Boeing 747-200F.

Stacked, those books would be as tall as 10.7 Empire State Buildings.

But we got it down to ten logistics and supply chain books you’ll actually want to read. Keep reading to see them.

Why this Supply Chain & Logistics Book List Rocks
There are hundreds of lists online that claim to be able to tell you what the best logistics and supply chain books are. What makes this different?

I actually used this list. When I started in logistics, I realized that I knew nothing. So I made a list of logistics books that seemed like they could educate without putting me to sleep.

I think you’ll like the list too. I threw in a healthy dose of interesting (globalization, shipping trends and the business of logistics), a dash of history (the evolution of longitude), a sprinkle of next generation manufacturing (lean manufacturing) and some great company success stories (FedEx, Walmart.