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Logistics, Supply Chain and Operations Management Case Study Collection

Get a rich and varied compilation of case studies that provide innovative solutions to uncertainties across industries.
EAN: 9780749475956
Edition: 1
Published:
Format: 24x156
384 pages

About the book

The Logistics, Supply Chain and Operations Management Case Study Collection contains real-life scenarios from leading companies including Volvo, Vortex, Honda of America, Green Cargo and Swedish Transport Administration. It includes a foreword by Martin Christopher. Comprehensive in scope and scrupulous in detail, this collection includes actual events experienced by businesses of every size, from SMB's to some of the most successful corporations in manufacturing, transportation, hospitality and other industries. Readers will discover proven tactics and innovative solutions for handling uncertainties, solving problems and circumventing risk, plus a wealth of information to guide strategy and decision making.

Readers involved in logistics and supply chain management will find the Logistics, Supply Chain and Operations Management Case Study Collection full of: immediate application of strategies and tactics to situations and challenges; valuable tools for testing management proficiency in crisis mitigation and resolution; independent learning modules and professional training programmes; expanded question-and-answer sections designed to measure knowledge transfer and lessons learned; engaging, topical situations highly relevant to the fields of logistics, supply chain management and operations. Students and prospective managers will learn crucial skills to meet current challenges, qualify for professional advancement and achieve success.

About the authors

David B. Grant

David B. Grant is Professor of Logistics at Hull University Business School, UK and Professor of Supply Chain Management and Social Responsibility at Hanken School of Economics, Finland. Recent visiting appointments include the École Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur, Paris and Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá as the Silla Corona Distinguished Visiting Professor. David B. Grant obtained his Ph.D. from Edinburgh University and his thesis, which investigated customer service, satisfaction and service quality in UK food processing logistics, received the James Cooper Memorial Cup PhD Award from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK). His research interests include logistics customer service, satisfaction and service quality; food and non-food retail logistics; and reverse, closed-loop and sustainable logistics. David B. Grant has over 200 publications in various refereed journals, books and conference proceedings and is on the editorial board of many international journals. Two of his recent Kogan Page books, his edited Logistics, Supply Chain and Operations Management: Case Study Collection and Fashion Logistics, co-authored with Professor John Fernie, received the Ouvrage Nominé 2016 for Les Plumes des Achats & Supply Chain awards in Paris.

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