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Logistics and supply chain management

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Dewan Islam, Dr Paulus Aditjandra, Tom Zunder

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Abstract

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.


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Author(s): Islam DMZ, Meier FM, Aditjandra PT, Zunder TH, Pace G

Publication type: Article

Journal: Research in Transport Economics

Year: 2013

Volume: 41

Issue: 1

Pages: 3-16

Online publication date: 27/11/2012

Print publication date: 01/05/2013

ISSN (print): 0739-8859

ISSN (electronic): 1875-7979

Publisher: Elsevier BV

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.retrec.2012.10.006

DOI: 10.1016/j.retrec.2012.10.006

Notes: Special Issue: An Intensive Programme in Railway and Logistics


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