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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) 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.

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