Handbook of Research on Information Management for Effective Logistics and Supply Chains

Handbook of Research on Information Management for Effective Logistics and Supply Chains

George Leal Jamil (InescTec, Portugal), António Lucas Soares (University of Porto, Portugal) and Cláudio Roberto Magalhães Pessoa (FUMEC University, Brazil)
Release Date: September, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 554
ISBN13: 9781522509738|ISBN10: 1522509739|EISBN13: 9781522509745|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0973-8

Description

Evaluating the role of logistics and supply chain management skills or applications is necessary for the success of any organization or business. As market competition becomes more aggressive, it is crucial to evaluate ways in which a business can maintain a strategic edge over competitors.

The Handbook of Research on Information Management for Effective Logistics and Supply Chains highlights strategies, tools, and skills necessary for supply management within organizations and companies. Featuring best practices and empirical research within the field, this handbook is a critical reference source for scholars, practitioners, researchers, information systems and telecommunication specialists, and managers.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Information Systems
  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Financial Logistics
  • Knowledge Management
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Transics System

Reviews and Testimonials

Studies review research into the use of information management in logistics and supply chains. Among the topics are an information management perspective on risk and visibility in supply chains, information management applied to the development of the management process and improving energy efficiency in transport, the composition of the financial logistic costs of the information technology organizations linked to the financial market: financial indicators of the software development project, information systems management in the supply chain in an official pharmaceutical laboratory, and the importance of perception and appreciation of information management for effective logistics and supply chain in the transport sector.

– Protoview Reviews

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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