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Developments in Logistics and Supply Chain Management : Past, Present and Future (Hardcover)
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Containing the most influential papers from the International Symposium on Logistics, Developments in Logistics and Supply Chain Management demonstrates the evolution in logistics and supply chain management since the 1990s. Containing early research on the application of lean to Western industrial practices, the book then charts the emergence of agile and flexible supply chains as a complementary strategy. Other emergent themes that are examined include risk, resilience, globalisation and sustainability. The evolution of technology throughout the period is also examined.The papers provide both theoretical insights and also practical applications of tools and techniques that could be used to improve logistics and supply chains today. The breadth and diversity of papers makes it accessible to a wide range of different users, as well as providing a starting point for further examination of the topics researched.
Number of Pages: 295
Genre: Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Management, Development / Business Development, International / General
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Street Date: October 25, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-4057
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