Global Intermediation and Logistics Service Providers

Global Intermediation and Logistics Service Providers

Laurence Saglietto (Université Côte d’Azur, France) and Cécile Cezanne (University Paris 13 Sorbonne Paris Cité, France)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: January, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 412
ISBN13: 9781522521334|ISBN10: 152252133X|EISBN13: 9781522521341|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2133-4


As modern organizations become more globalized and diverse, they require additional assistance to maintain effective workflows. With the support of intermediary partners, businesses can enhance their various management processes.

Global Intermediation and Logistics Service Providers is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on outsourcing strategies in contemporary business environments and examines the role of intermediaries in the dynamics of decision-making and process management. Highlighting pivotal discussions across a myriad of relevant topics, such as open innovation, competitive advantage, and social capital, this book is ideally designed for professionals, practitioners, researchers, and students interested in the impact of service providers within industrial organizations.

Topics Covered

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

  • Business Information Technologies
  • Competitive Advantage
  • Global Supply Chains
  • Knowledge Management
  • Open Innovation
  • Social Capital
  • Textile and Clothing Exports

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Laurence Saglietto is a Professor in Strategic Management at the University Côte d'Azur, France, and a Member of GREDEG 7321 UMR CNRS. Her research interests are in 4PL, Network organisation and Supply Chain Management. She manages the "International Network: on New Party Logistics".
Cécile Cezanne is a lecturer accredited to supervise research in Economics at the University Paris 13 Sorbonne Paris Cité, France. She is a permanent researcher at the Economics Laboratory of Paris Nord (CEPN) and a research fellow at the Research Group in Economics, Law and Management (GREDEG), Cote d’Azur University, France. She is specialised in Industrial Economics and more precisely her research is focused on the theory of the firm and corporate governance. These areas of expertise have led her to collaborate and compare viewpoints notably with researchers in Management on major subjects like the role of fourth-party logistics providers in inter-enterprises cooperation.