Logistics and supply chain management

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  2. Dr Dewan Islam
  3. Dr Paulus Aditjandra
  4. Tom Zunder
Author(s)Islam DMZ, Meier FM, Aditjandra PT, Zunder TH, Pace G
Publication type Article
JournalResearch in Transport Economics
Year2013
Volume41
Issue1
Pages3-16
ISSN (print)0739-8859
ISSN (electronic)1875-7979
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In this paper an introduction to the principles and methods used in logistics and supply chain management is presented. It begins by discussion on fundamentals and explains the relevant terms. Next policy and practice associated with logistics and freight services are regarded with focus on the EU policy for the sector which greatly influences the development of logistics chains and services. Mathematical formulation of typical transport and logistics-related problems is also presented followed by a discussion on the concept of sustainability.
PublisherElsevier BV
URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.retrec.2012.10.006
DOI10.1016/j.retrec.2012.10.006
NotesSpecial Issue: An Intensive Programme in Railway and Logistics
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