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Contemporary Approaches and Strategies for Applied Logistics

Contemporary Approaches and Strategies for Applied Logistics
Author(s)/Editor(s): Lincoln C. Wood (University of Otago, New Zealand)
Copyright: ©2018
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5273-4
ISBN13: 9781522552734
ISBN10: 1522552731
EISBN13: 9781522552741

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Evaluating the role of logistics and supply chain management skills or applications is necessary for the success of any organization or business. As market competition becomes more aggressive, it is crucial to evaluate ways in which a business can maintain a strategic edge over competitors.

Contemporary Approaches and Strategies for Applied Logistics is a critical scholarly resource that examines applied research and development in logistics and supply chain management. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as computational logistics, inventory management, and partnership formation, this book is geared towards academicians, researchers, and practitioners seeking current research on enabling an efficient and sustainable economy.



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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.

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