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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

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

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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 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 - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: Logistics and Supply Chain Management;
    • Chapter - 02: Science of Sustainability;
    • Chapter - 03: Freight Transport;
    • Chapter - 04: Sustainable Warehousing;
    • Chapter - 05: Product Design, Cleaner Production and Packaging;
    • Chapter - 06: Sustainable Purchasing and Procurement;
    • Chapter - 07: Reverse Logistics and Recycling;
    • Chapter - 08: Risk, Resilience and Corporate Social Responsibility;
    • Chapter - 09: Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management Strategy


The only textbook on logistics and supply chain management putting sustainability at the core of each chapter. This offers a unique approach highly relevant for today's businesses.
Prof. Dr. Stefan Seuring, Chair of Supply Chain Management, University of Kassel

This book is a great reference for both practitioners and academics who are trying to move toward operating sustainable supply chains. I strongly recommend this text as a tool for firms that need help understanding how to achieve sustainability objectives.
Dr. Dale S. Rogers, Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Arizona State University

This is an excellent overview of sustainable supply chain management, and a valuable resource for managers and students alike.
Dr. Craig R. Carter, Professor of Supply Chain Management, Arizona State University


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Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749478278
  • Edition: 2
  • Published: 3rd April 2017
  • Paperback
  • Format: 235x160
  • 304 pages

About the Author

Professor 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. He has over 175 publications and participates in editorial boards for 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.

Professor Chee Yew Wong is Chair of Supply Chain Management at Leeds University Business School. He has extensive consultancy experience in operations, purchasing, production, inventory and distribution management.

David B. Grant

Chee Yew Wong

Alexander Trautrims