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Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management : Principles and Practices for Sustainable Operations
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Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Managementis 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.