Innovations in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Technologies for Dynamic Economies

Innovations in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Technologies for Dynamic Economies

ZongWei Luo (The University of Hong Kong, China)
Release Date: March, 2012|Copyright: © 2012 |Pages: 434
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-0267-0
ISBN13: 9781466602670|ISBN10: 1466602678|EISBN13: 9781466602687
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Description:

As time and distance become conquerable in a global economy, understanding the future of supply chain management is the process of understanding how the world interacts.

Innovations in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Technologies for Dynamic Economies disseminates supply chain management and applied logistic theories, technology development, innovation, and transformation in various economic sectors upon current, advancing technological opportunities and market imperatives. In a world where efficiency is crucial, applied research and developments in logistics and supply chain management included in this volume is paramount.

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

  • Business Process Management
  • Business process re-engineering
  • Cloud computing and grid computing
  • Computational Logistics
  • Integration of financial and physical flows
  • Metrics and performance measurements
  • Project Management
  • Retail, distribution, and transportation
  • RFID and automation
  • Sustainable supply chain networks
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Editor/Author Biographies
ZongWei Luo is a Senior Researcher at the E-Business Technology Institute, The University of Hong Kong (China). Before that, he was working at the IBM TJ Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights (NY, USA). He also served as the Affiliate Senior Consultant to ETI Consulting Limited. His research has been supported by various funding sources, and his research results have appeared in major international journals and leading conferences with 5 books and over 100 papers published, including an IEEE International Conference best paper award. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Applied Logistics and serves as an Associate Editor and Editorial Advisory Board member in many international journals. Dr. Luo’s recent interests include Internet of things and Cloud computing, service science and computing, innovation management and sustainable development, technology adoption and risk management, and e-business model and practices, especially for advanced manufacturing, structural health management, and logistics and supply chain management.
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Associate Editors

Edgar E. Blanco, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Kevin Cullinane, Napier University, UK
Henry Fan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Hans-Dietrich Hassis, University of Bremen, Germany
Frank Straube, TU Berlin, Germany
Chelsea C. White III, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Xiong Youlung, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

List of Reviewers 

Jose Humberto Ablanedo Rosas, University of Texas at El Paso, USA
Evon Abu-Taieh, Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences, Jordan
Mohammad M Amini, The University of Memphis, USA
Frank Arendt, ISL Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics, Germany
Ezendu Ariwa, London Metropolitan University, UK
Gildas Avoine, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Indranil Bose, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Miguel Gastón Cedillo-Campos, Supply Chain Research and Development Center, Mexico
Naoufel Cheikhrouhou, Ecole Polytechnique Fedrale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Weiping Chen, Virginia Tech, USA
Paul Chou, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
Kim Seung Chul, Hanyang University, Korea
Christophe Claramunt, Naval Academy Research Institute, France
Fragniere Emmanuel, Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève, Switzerland
Yulian Fei, Zhejiang Gongshang University, China
Samuel Fosso Wamba, University of Wollongong, Australia
GR Gangadharan, Novay, The Netherlands
Xin Guo, University of California - Berkeley, USA
Byung-In Kim, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea
Sheung-Kown Kim, Korea University, Korea
Danuta Kisperska-Moron, Karol Adamiecki University of Economics, Poland
Senthil Kumar, CMS College of Science and Commerce, India
Andrew Lim, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Chad Lin, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Miao Lixing, Tsinghua University, China
Dubosson Magali, Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève, Switzerland
Sanjay Misra, Atilim University, Turkey
Shima Mohebbi, K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Iran
Zhang Mun, Shenzhen-Jinan University, China
Malgorzata Pankowska, University of Economics, Poland
Hennariina Pulli, University of Turku, Finland
Venky N. Shankar, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Jun Shu, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Ulla Tapaninen, University of Turku, Finland
Amy J.C. Trappey, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
Bikem Türkeli, Isik University, Turkey
David Walters, University of Sydney, Australia
John R. Williams, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Benjamin Yen, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Banu Yuksel Ozkaya, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Guoqing Zhang, University of Windsor, Canada
Chen Zhou, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA