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Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Principles and Practices for Sustainable Operations and Management

David B. Grant, Chee Yew Wong, Alexander Trautrims


Provides a comprehensive guide to the principles and practices of sustainable logistics operations and responsible management of the entire supply chain.

Available to pre-order from 3rd January 2017
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About the book

Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management is the essential guide to the principles and practices of sustainable logistics operations. Based on extensive research, this book covers the whole scope of sustainable logistics. The mini case studies, with particular attention for use in a teaching context, relate the theoretical concepts to practice and what is happening 'on the ground'.

Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management examines all the key areas in sustainable logistics and supply chain management, including: sustainable product design and packaging; sustainable purchasing and procurement; environmental impact of freight transport; sustainable warehousing and storage; and much more.

Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a highly accessible guide to sustainable supply chain management. It provides an excellent insight into the topic that will help managers, students, and scholars grasp the fundamentals of green supply and logistics management. A vital teaching resource for courses on sustainable logistics, this revised edition includes valuable supporting online materials.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: Brief overview of logistics and supply chain management (SCM) [DBG]
    • Chapter - 02: Science of sustainability and its implications for logistics and SCM [DBG]
    • Chapter - 03: Freight transport [AT]
    • Chapter - 04: Sustainable warehousing [AT]
    • Chapter - 05: Product design, cleaner production and packaging [CYW]
    • Chapter - 06: Sustainable purchasing and procurement [AT]
    • Chapter - 07: Reverse logistics and recycling [CYW]
    • Chapter - 08: Risk, resilience and corporate social responsibility (CSR) [CYW]
    • Chapter - 09: Sustainable logistics and SCM strategy [DBG]

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749478278
  • Edition: 2
  • Published: 3rd April 2017
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 234x156
  • 264 pages

About the Author

Professor David B. Grant is Professor of Logistics at Hull University Business School. He has over 175 publications and is on the editorial boards of numerous journals.

Dr Alexander Trautrims is a Lecturer in Supply Chain and Operations Management at Nottingham University Business School. His research focuses on sourcing, compliance and supply issues in supply chains.

Professor Chee Yew Wong is Chair of Supply Chain Management at Leeds University Business School. He has more than nine years of industrial working and consultancy experience in operations, purchasing, production, inventory and distribution management, and supply chain design with SMEs and multinational companies.

David B. Grant

Chee Yew Wong

Alexander Trautrims