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Logistics and Supply Chain Management in the Globalized Business Era

Logistics and Supply Chain Management in the Globalized Business Era
Author(s)/Editor(s): Lincoln C. Wood (University of Otago, New Zealand & Curtin University, Australia) and Linh N.K. Duong (University of the West of England, Bristol, UK)
Copyright: ©2022
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-8709-6
ISBN13: 9781799887096
ISBN10: 179988709X
EISBN13: 9781799887119

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Description

The global supply chain expanded significantly in the last decades of the 20th century, especially in the automobile, food, and textile industries. This growth of the globalized business era brings both challenges and motivation for researchers and practitioners with interests in logistics and supply chain management.

Logistics and Supply Chain Management in the Globalized Business Era provides an introduction as well as up-to-date information in the logistics and supply chain management fields. The book focuses on applying theory to practices and provides both quantitative and qualitative methods for decision makers; additionally, it details current information regarding digitalization, information technology, and optimization techniques. It is ideal for supply chain managers, executives, operations managers, business owners, suppliers, researchers, postgraduate students, laypersons, researchers, and professionals.



Author's/Editor's Biography

Lincoln Wood (Ed.)
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.

Linh Duong (Ed.)

Linh N. K. Duong, PhD is a Senior Lecturer in Operations Management at Bristol Business School, the University of the West of England, UK. His current research interests focus on sustainable and resilient supply chain management with the link to digital transformation, innovation, and collaboration among supply chain partners. He focuses on vulnerable contexts such as the agri-food industry, tourism industry, or small and medium enterprises (SMEs). His papers relating to supply chain resiliency and sustainable innovation were published in the International Journal of Production Research (ABS: 3, JIF: 3.199), Journal of Micromarketing (ABS: 2, JIF: 1.952), and Trends in Food Science and Technology (JIF: 11.077). He has previously worked at the University of Lincoln (UK), New Zealand Forest Research Institute (Scion) and Auckland University of Technology (NZ). Prior to this, he worked in the Supply Chain Management field since 2007 for dairy and pharmaceutical companies. He also joined projects on Distribution Management Systems, Inventory Management, and Production Management.



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