Provides a comprehensive guide to the principles and practices of sustainable logistics operations and responsible management of the entire supply chain.
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 by experts in the field, this comprehensive book covers the whole scope of sustainable logistics. The book provides carefully reviewed research-led applications and case studies that have been especially developed for this revised edition with particular attention for use in a teaching context. The mini case studies are highly topical, relating the theoretical concepts to practice and what is actually happening 'on the ground'.
Examining the subject in an integrated manner, this book 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.
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.
This revised edition of Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management includes valuable supporting online materials, including PPT presentations, chapter summaries, learning objectives, tips for teaching and in class activities.
This revised edition of Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management introduces new perspectives and new real life examples of sustainable logistics and supply chain in practice. It is written in an engaging style which should appeal to practitioners, academics and students alike. This is an important text for those offering courses in supply chain management, with research led applications and case studies which will be particularly useful in a teaching context. This edition also includes on-line support materials which teaching staff will find invaluable, including tips for teaching, PowerPoint presentations and in class activities.
Dorothea Carvalho, Director of Professional Development, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport CILT
Highly practical guide to the principles and practices for sustainable logistics and supply chain management.
The book offers an excellent and broad overview of sustainability. It goes far beyond freight transportation and also includes corporate social responsibility, ethics and risk issues in supply chains. The topical mini-cases relate the discussion to practice and are a great source for teaching.
Professor Stephan M Wagner, Chair of Logistics and Management and Director Exceutive MBA at the ETH Zurich, Switzerland
This book provides a wonderful roadmap to help managers, students, and even scholars, grasp the fundamentals of green supply and logistics management. The comprehensive treatment of this complex issue is presented in easy to understand language that makes it conveniently accessible even to the novice.
Joseph Sarkis, Professor and Head of Department of Management, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA
Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a powerful book for both executives and practitioners. It contains the key elements of building and maintaining sustainable supply chains. The principles and concepts are illustrated with practical applications and examples. This is a great book.
Dr. Dale S Rogers, Professor, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Co-Director, Center for Supply Chain Management, Rutgers Business School, USA
The book by Professors Grant, Trautrims and Wong is pioneering the field of logistics and supply chain management as it takes the challenges of sustainability to all parts of the field. This is done in an integrative manner where traditional logistics and aspects are well covered in a short textbook. This should allow students building a sound knowledge base on conventional as well as sustainable logistics at the same time.
Prof. Dr. Stefan Seuring, Professor of Supply Cahin Management at the University of Kassel, Germany
Sustainability has become license to do business in the 21st Century, and must incorporate all facets of a firm's operations, including most importantly, supply chain management. Professors Grant, Trautrims, and Wong provide a current assessment of sustainable supply chain management from a logistics perspective. Their book is an easily accessible overview of sustainability that is relevant for the practicing logistics manager.
Craig Carter, Associate Professor, Supply Chain Management, Arizona State University, USA
This overview is a timely, cohesive manual on sustainable SCM. getAbstract recommends this comprehensive, practical guidebook to CEOs, investors, supply chain managers, logistics managers and business leaders seeking profitable lessons in sustainability strategy.
Based on expert research, this text covers the whole scope of sustainable logistics. Examining the subject in an integrated, holistic manner, this book analyzes all the key areas in sustainable logistics and supply chain management.
Jason McDowell, Inbound Logistics
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.
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