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Supply Chains in Action: A Case Study Collection

We are putting out another call for short case studies to be published online and in book form for a practitioner and academic market. Their purpose is to educate, inform and give real-life examples of supply chains, logistics, operations management and procurement in action.

The cases are to be 1500 – 3000 words in length, consisting of an introduction, main text, learning outcomes and a biography with a particular emphasis on creating Action.

We already have a substantial number of cases, but we would like to add to these with some more ground-breaking examples of supply chains in Action.

The deadline for the submission of first drafts is April 30th 2019.

If you are interested, please submit an abstract to enable selection and commissioning ( see an example of an abstract here) by March 11th 2019 to Julia Swales, Head of Publishing, at  JSwales@koganpage.com.

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Editor: Professor Richard Wilding OBE


Full Professor and Chair in Supply Chain Strategy.

As Chair (Full Professor) in Supply Chain Strategy at the Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Cranfield School of Management U.K. & is the current Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport U.K. the professional body representing professionals involved in the movement of goods and people and there associated supply chains. Richard works with European and International companies on logistics and supply chain projects in all sectors including pharmaceutical, retail, automotive, high technology, food drink and professional services to name a few. He is a highly acclaimed presenter and regularly speaks at Industrial Conferences and has undertaken lecture tours of Europe and Asia at the invitation of local Universities & Confederations of Industry. He has published widely in the area of supply chain management and is Editorial Advisor to a number of top journals in the area. His passion is taking practitioner and academic knowledge and creating “Action” in organizations globally.

In recognition of his outstanding achievements & impact in the area of logistics & supply chain management, Richard was appointed an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to Business. He has been listed in the SHD Magazine Logistics 100 since 2015, a definitive list of the U.K. logistics industry's most influential individuals. He was awarded in 2017 the "Logistics 100 Award", this award singles out an individual in the list who has in the previous year created significant impact within the profession. Thus identifying him as the top U.K. logistics professional of 2017. He was also winner of the “Lifetime Contribution to training & development in Logistics” award at the 2017 “Talent in Logistics Awards”, the chairman stating “Richard is recognised globally for his thought leadership in Logistics & Supply Chain Management, His lifetime contribution to the sector is second to none” His exceptional contribution to engineering was recognized in 2013 by the Institute of Engineering & Technology in awarding him the “Viscount Nuffield Silver Medal for Achievement in Design & Production”. He was winner of the “Individual Contribution Award” at the “European Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2010” this is presented to the individual who has made an outstanding contribution to supply chain excellence. In 2009 his biography was entered into the 162nd edition of “Who’s Who” described as "Britain's most famous reference book" for those who have "reached the pinnacle of excellence in their field". At the European Supply Chain Distinction Awards 2008, received the 'Distinguished Service Award for Thought Leadership and Service to Supply Chain Management'.

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