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Packaging Logistics

Packaging Logistics

Strategies to Reduce Supply Chain Costs and the Environmental Impact of Packaging

Henrik Pålsson


Understand the role of packaging along the supply chain and how its effective management can improve the performance of your company and minimise your costs.

Available to pre-order from 3rd March 2018
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About the book

Organizations now consider packaging as a critical issue. Effective and efficient packaging can improve the performance of companies and minimise their costs. Packaging Logistics examines all essential roles within an organization, from the purchasing of raw materials to the production and sale of finished products, as well as transport and distribution. It is important for practitioners and academics to understand the role of packaging along the supply chain and the different implications of an efficient product packaging system for successful management of operations.

In Packaging Logistics, Henrik Pålsson covers essential hot topics such as sustainability, innovation, returns, e-commerce, end-of-life and future trends and challenges. This practical book takes the reader through every stage of packaging and relates it to supply chain and logistics, illustrated by over 30 case studies.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: Defining Packaging Logistics;
    • Chapter - 02: Packaging Logistics Performance and Decision Support;
    • Chapter - 03: Concepts and Strategies to Apply to Packaging Logistics;
    • Chapter - 04: Sustainable Packaging Logistics;
    • Chapter - 05: Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and Packaging;
    • Chapter - 06: Returnable Packaging Systems;
    • Chapter - 07: Packaging Logistics and E-Commerce;
    • Chapter - 08: End of Life Packaging;
    • Chapter - 09: Packaging Logistics Innovations;
    • Chapter - 10: Packaging Logistics in Developing Countries;
    • Chapter - 11: Packaging Logistics in Supply Chain Practice

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749481704
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd June 2018
  • Paperback
  • Format: 234x156
  • 288 pages

About the Author

Henrik Pålsson is Associate Professor at Lund University, Sweden. He has conducted research and taught master's students within packaging logistics since 2004.

Henrik Pålsson