Understand how key theories of logistics and supply chain management can be applied in a defence context.Available to pre-order from 3rd November 2017
The management of logistics and supply chain operations is of vital importance in the defence sector. Defence Logistics looks at established theories and their practical utility, providing insights into current thinking for postgraduate students and professionals through real-life case studies.
Defence Logistics focuses on key areas of logistics and supply chain management in context, such as sustainability, inventory management, resilience, procurement, information systems and crisis response. This new edited collection includes contributions from international academics from a selection of universities, academies and defence schools, along with practitioners who are currently working in the field of defence logistics.
Jeremy Smith manages modules on the Defence Acquisition Management and the Programme and Project Management MScs at Cranfield Defence and Security, UK. He developed and leads several logistics short courses and workshops pitched at strategic and practitioner levels. He served for 25 years in the British Army as a logistician and Ammunition Technical Officer.
Stuart Young joined Cranfield University in 2008 after a career in the Royal Navy. Currently head of the Centre for Defence Acquisition, he has responsibility for a range of procurement and logistics education programmes. His research focuses on the defence customer-supplier relationship.
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