Contemporary Approaches and Strategies for Applied Logistics

Contemporary Approaches and Strategies for Applied Logistics

Lincoln C. Wood (University of Otago, New Zealand)
Release Date: January, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 477
ISBN13: 9781522552734|ISBN10: 1522552731|EISBN13: 9781522552741|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5273-4

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.

Contemporary Approaches and Strategies for Applied Logistics is a critical scholarly resource that examines applied research and development in logistics and supply chain management. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as computational logistics, inventory management, and partnership formation, this book is geared towards academicians, researchers, and practitioners seeking current research on enabling an efficient and sustainable economy.

Topics Covered

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

  • Banking and Financing
  • Business Process Automation
  • Computational Logistics
  • Facility Logistics
  • Inventory Management
  • Partnership Formation
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainability

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Lincoln C. Wood, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in the Graduate School of Management at the University of Auckland (New Zealand) and an Adjunct Research Fellow at Curtin University (Western Australia). His research has been recognised with an award from the CSCMP and his focus on education in operations and logistics resulted in leading an Office of Learning and Teaching government grant in Australia. Working closely with industry partners on a range of projects, Dr. Wood focuses his research on inter-firm logistics coordination, changes in logistics contracting relationships, and use of technology to support logistics decisions. Much of his research maintains an active focus on operations and logistics opportunities within the construction industry.