Contemporary Operations And Logistics: Achieving Excellence In Turbulent Times by Peter WellsContemporary Operations And Logistics: Achieving Excellence In Turbulent Times by Peter Wells

Contemporary Operations And Logistics: Achieving Excellence In Turbulent Times

byPeter Wells

Hardcover | June 11, 2019

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This edited collection collates the most up-to-date and important research within the area of operations and logistics management. Boasting the combined expertise of one of the largest logistics and operations management academic teams in Europe, it provides both depth and diversity in a balanced portfolio. The first two sections are concerned with key contemporary issues in the subject area, providing a current and up-to-date overview of the field. Section three presents a selection of important cross-cutting themes that impinge upon and inform teaching, research and practice, while the final section includes a celebration of research highlights and showcases cutting-edge applications from leaders in the field. Invaluable to students, researchers and academics alike, this book is compulsory reading for those active within operations and logistics research.

Peter Wells is Professor of Business and Sustainability and Head of Logistics and Operations Management at Cardiff Business School, UK. He has vast experience of research into the global automotive industry, around which he has developed his academic and theoretic interests in socio-technical transitions, business models, cultures of a...
Title:Contemporary Operations And Logistics: Achieving Excellence In Turbulent TimesFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:400 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inShipping dimensions:9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 11, 2019Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3030144925

ISBN - 13:9783030144920


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Project Management for Effective Operations Management

Chapter 3: The Foundations of Sustainability and the Implications for Transport Modes

Chapter 4: Business Model Innovation at the Interface between Global Production Systems and Local Demand

Chapter 5: 3D Printing for Supply Chain Service Companies

Chapter 6: Zero-Carbon Logistics

Chapter 7: Vehicle Routing Problem: Past and Future

Chapter 8: Dynamical Modelling in Operations Management

Chapter 9: Systems Thinking, Engineering and Dynamics in Modern Supply Chain Management

Chapter 10: Green Supply Chain Management in Asian Emerging Economies: A State-of-the-Art Review

Chapter 11: Effective Supply Chain Collaboration

Chapter 12: Strategic Choices in Creating Resilient Supply Networks

Chapter 13: Horizontal Logistics Collaboration - An International Retail Supply Chain Case Study

Chapter 14: Shipping Economics: Status and Future Prospects

Chapter 15: A Contextual History of Port Research at Cardiff University

Chapter 16: Retail Clothing Returns: A Review of Key Issues

Chapter 17: Lean Readiness Index: Assessing Organisation Preparedness to Implement Lean

Chapter 18: Humanitarian Aid Supply Chain Management

Chapter 19: Developing a Profitable Online Grocery Logistics Business: Exploring Innovations in Ordering, Fulfilment and Distribution at Ocado