Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Supply Chains

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2018-09-28
353 pages

Book Description

This book presents the latest tools, techniques, and solutions that decision makers use to overcome the challenges faced by their sustainable supply chains. Given the ever increasing significance of socio-economic and environmental factors, the of sustainable supply chains has become a complex and dynamic task. Multiple and conflicting objectives of stakeholders including suppliers, manufacturers, providers, and retailers add to the complexity of decisions that modern day managers of supply chains face. With the unprecedented technological developments and innovations at hand, sustainability can be maximized for all the activities of a including: concept and product design, material sourcing and procurement, manufacturing processes, delivery of the final product, and end-of-life management of the product. Consequently, the sustainable supply chains' problems require a systematic and integrated approach. Modeling and simulation, in general, as well as system dynamics and agent-based modeling, in particular, have the capabilities to deal with the complexity of sustainable supply chain related problems. This book will appeal to professionals and researchers in the field.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction: An Overview of Sustainable Supply Chains
Chapter 1: Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Supply Chains: An Introduction

Part II: The Unique Perspectives for the Sustainable Supply Chains
Chapter 2: Determinants of ITF R&D Technology Commercialization in Logistics and Supply Chain Industries: R&D Technologist Perspective
Chapter 3: A Meta-Analysis of Sustainable Supplier Selection Approaches
Chapter 4: Green Supply Chain Management, Green Innovations, and Green Practices
Chapter 5: The Road Toward a Circular : The Role of Modular Product Designs in Supply Chains
Chapter 6: Policy Design for Sustainable Supply Chain Through Training
Chapter 7: The Application of System Dynamics for a Sustainable Procurement Operation

Part III: The Innovative Solutions for Industry-Specific Supply Chains
Chapter 8: Alternative Energy Policy for Mitigating the Asynchrony of the Wind-Power Industry’s Supply Chain in Brazil
Chapter 9: Resilience as Basis for Sustainability: Shortages in Production Supply Chains for Essential Consumer Goods
Chapter 10: Designing a Sustainable Tourism Supply Chain: A Case Study from Asia
Chapter 11: Sustainable Food Supply Chain Management: An Integrated and Practical Perspectives
Chapter 12: Assessment of the Timber Supply Chain in Southern Ontario Using Agent-Based Simulation

Part IV: Finale: Sustainable Supply Chains Continuum
Chapter 13: Finale: Sustainable Supply Chain Continuum

Book Details

  • Title: Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Supply Chains
  • Length: 353 pages
  • Edition: 1st ed. 2018
  • Language: English
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  • Publication Date: 2018-09-28
  • ISBN-10: 3319943219
  • ISBN-13: 9783319943213
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