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Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Principles and Practices for Sustainable Operations and Management
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About the book
Our daily lives are permeated by the activities of logistics and supply chain, from food and clothing to doorstep deliveries. As these processes have the ability to significantly impact the natural environment, it has never been so important to develop and implement sustainable principles and practices.
Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management is an essential textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students for understanding sustainability as it pertains to logistics operations. This book covers the direct environmental impacts of logistics and supply chain processes, including emissions and waste, as well as how wider changes such as globalization need to be given similar considerations. Presenting different pathways to guide readers, case studies and supported by extensive research, this book provides all the support needed to understand and implement a sustainable approach.
Now in its third edition, Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management is fully updated with the latest research and data including trends in logistics and supply chain management and new cases. Online resources include instructor manuals, lecturer slides and a complied list of figures and tables.
About the authors
Professor David B. Grant is Professor of Supply Chain Management & Social Responsibility, Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland and Bua Luang ASEAN Chair Professor, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand. He has over 175 publications and participates in editorial boards for numerous journals.
Professor Chee Yew Wong is Chair of Supply Chain Management at Leeds University Business School, UK. He has extensive consultancy experience in operations, purchasing, production, inventory and distribution management.
Dr Alexander Trautrims is a Lecturer in Supply Chain and Operations Management at Nottingham University Business School, UK. His research focuses on sourcing, compliance and supply issues.
- Publication of the latest edition of Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management is timely. The authors bring their unrivalled expertise to this thorough and holistic exploration of sustainability across business networks. This new edition is essential reading for business managers and students alike.
- Professor Edward Sweeney, Head of Operations Management and Logistics, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University