Handbook of Research on Industrial Applications for Improved Supply Chain Performance

Handbook of Research on Industrial Applications for Improved Supply Chain Performance

Jorge Luis García-Alcaraz (Autonomous University of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico), George Leal Jamil (Informações em Rede Consultoria e Treinamento Ltda., Brazil), Liliana Avelar-Sosa (Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez, Mexico) and Antonio Juan Briones Peñalver (Polytechnic University of Cartagena, Spain)
Projected Release Date: October, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 515
ISBN13: 9781799802020|ISBN10: 1799802027|EISBN13: 9781799802044|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-0202-0

Description

In the industrial world, companies are always seeking competitive advantages to sustain themselves in the globalized market. A supply chain is one of these improvements that managers implement in order to stay ahead of the competition. However, certain methods of supply chains add risks such as the addition of costs, possible accidents, and economic losses. Because of this, companies are looking for techniques in which to progress their supply chain execution.

The Handbook of Research on Industrial Applications for Improved Supply Chain Performance is a pivotal reference source that identifies techniques, tools, and methodologies that can improve supply chain performance and enable businesses to generate a competitive advantage in the globalized market. While highlighting topics such as material flow, route optimization, and green distribution, this publication is ideally designed for managers, executives, logistics engineers, production managers, warehouse operations managers, board directors, consultants, analysts, inventory control managers, researchers, academicians, industrial and managerial professionals, practitioners, and students looking to improve costs and quality of supply chains.

Topics Covered

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

  • Green Distribution
  • Hazardous Material Management
  • Heuristic Methods
  • Inventory Management
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Material Flow
  • Plant Location
  • Procurement Management
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Route Optimization
  • Safety
  • Software and Informatics
  • Sustainable Supply Chain

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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