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Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Principles and Practices for Sustainable Operations and Management

Get a comprehensive guide to the principles and practices of sustainable logistics operations, and responsible management of the entire supply chain.
EAN: 9780749478278
Edition: 2
Format: 233x157
304 pages

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.

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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Chee Yew Wong

Professor Chee 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.

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Alexander Trautrims

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.

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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