Sustainable Logistics and Strategic Transportation Planning

Sustainable Logistics and Strategic Transportation Planning

Tomaž Kramberger (University of Maribor, Slovenia), Vojko Potočan (University of Maribor, Slovenia) and Vesna Mia Ipavec (University of Maribor, Slovenia)
Release Date: March, 2016|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 511
ISBN13: 9781522500018|ISBN10: 1522500014|EISBN13: 9781522500025|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0001-8

Description

The tactical organization of resources is a vital component to any industry in modern society. Effectively managing the flow of materials through various networks ensures that the requirements of customers are met.

Sustainable Logistics and Strategic Transportation Planning is a pivotal reference source for the latest research on the management of logistics through the lens of sustainability, as well as for emerging procedures that are particularly critical to the transportation sector. Highlighting international perspectives, conceptual frameworks, and targeted investigations, this book is ideally designed for policy makers, professionals, researchers, and upper-level students interested in logistics and transport systems.

Topics Covered

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

  • Bunker Fuel Prices
  • End Consumer Movements
  • Intermodal Terminals
  • Metro Systems
  • Reduction of CO2 Emissions
  • Regional Accessibility
  • Supply Chain Design

Reviews and Testimonials

Editors Kramberger, Potocan, and Ipavec present readers with a collection of academic and professional perspectives on the tactical organization of resources and planning for supply side issues. The twenty contributions that make up the main body of the text are focused on game-based approaches to simulating the design of supply chains, building an IT system for logistics in MS Excel, supported by 4TG methodology, selecting the optimum collateral in shipping finance, and a wide variety of other related subjects.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Tomaž Kramberger, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Vice Dean for research at the Faculty of Logistics, University of Maribor and a head of Department of Quantitative Modeling Logistics. He has a PhD in Computer Science. His research interests are in operations research applied to logistics and transportation. He has been a Senior Research Fellow at National University of Singapore and Georg Mason University.