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
Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management is the essential guide to the principles and practices of sustainable logistics operations and the responsible management of the entire supply chain. 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, are highly topical, relating the theoretical concepts to practice and what is actually happening 'on the ground'.
Examining the subject in an integrated manner, 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; cleaner production; environmental impact of freight transport; sustainable warehousing and storage; sustainable supply management; reverse logistics and recycling; supply chain management strategy, and much more.
Written by three leading experts, Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a comprehensive yet highly accessible guide to sustainable supply chain management. The book 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 any course on sustainable logistics, this revised edition includes valuable supporting online materials, including PPT presentations, chapter summaries, learning objectives, tips for teaching and in class activities.
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.