The world of logistics is constantly evolving, so this new edition represents the current trends, best practice and latest thinking in global logistics. It serves as a forum allowing the contributors, a range of acknowledged sector specialists, to discuss key logistics issues and share their authoritative views. This new edition includes guidance on collaboration; energy and its relationship to logistics; sustainability in a wider sense; outsourcing; and humanitarian logistics.
About the Author
Donald Waters has written several books on logistics and operations management. He is a chartered member of the Institute of Logistics and Transport and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Transport. He has lectured extensively in the area and was until recently Professor of Operations Management at the University of Calgary, Canada. He is now a visiting professor at universities in Europe and the United States, and runs a company that is centered around management research and education.Stephen Rinsler is a Director of Bisham Consulting, the immediate past Chairman of the Board and Trustees of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK), a Vice President and Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport International, a past chair of the CILT Supply Chain Faculty and a visiting Fellow of the Royal Military College of Science. He is an honorary Professor of Logistics and Engineering at the University of Nanjing, PR China. Contributors: Julian Allen, Senior Research Fellow in the Planning and Transport Department at the University of WestminsterGrzegorz M. Augustyniak, Deputy Head of the Warsaw School of Economics International CentreAdrian Beesley, Head of Product Development for the consumer sector of DHL Exel Supply ChainAlan Braithwaite, Chairman of LCP ConsultingMichael Browne, Professor of Transport and Logistics at the University of WestminsterSimon Chan, Research member of the Logistics Management Research Centre at Hong Kong Baptist UniversityMartin Christopher, Emeritus Professor at Cranfield UniversityRobert Duncan, Director of B & C Business Services LimitedChristian F. Durach, Research associate in supply chain management at the Kuhne Foundation Center for International Logistics Networks at the Institute of Technology and ManagementJohn Fernie, Emeritus Professor of Retail Marketing at Heriot-Watt UniversityJohn Gattoma, Executive Chairman of Gattorna AlignmentDavid B. Grant, Professor of Logistics at Hull University Business SchoolMarkus Hesse, Professor of Urban Studies at the University of LuxembourgHeikki Holma, Senior Lecturer at Seinajoki University of Applied SciencesJacques Leonardi, Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Planning and Transport at the University of WestminsterChris Lonsdale, Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham's Centre for Business Strategyand ProcurementHeimo Losbichler, Professor of Finance and Control and Chair of the Department of Accounting, Control and Financial Management at the University of Applied Sciences Upper AustriaFarzad Mahmoodi, Joel Goldschein '57 Endowed Chair Professor in Supply Chain Management and Director of the Global Supply Chain Management Program at Clarkson UniversityKirstie McIntyre, Director for Hewlett-Packard's social and environmental responsibilities in Europe, the Middle East, and AfricaAlan McKinnon, Professor and Head of Logistics at Kuhne Logistics UniversityHildegunn Kyvik Nordas, Senior trade policy analyst at the OECD Trade and Agriculture DirectorateStephen Rinsler, Director of Bisham ConsultingJean-Paul Rodrigue, Professor in the Department of Global Studies and Geography at Hofstra UniversityKrzysztof Rutkowski, Professor and Chair of the Department of Logistics at Warsaw School of EconomicsJari Salo, Professor of Marketing at the University of OuluJoe Sanderson, Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham's Centre for Business Strategy and ProcurementXinping Shi, Associate Professor in the Department of Finance and Decision Sciences and Director of the Logistics Management Research Centre at Hong Kong Baptist UniversityLars Stemmler, Head of International Projects with Bremenports GmbH & Co KGFrank Straube, Director of the Institute of Technology and Management and Chair of Logistics at the Technische Universitat BerlinRolando Tomasini, Programme Manager for the Humanitarian Research Group at the INSEAD Social Innovation CenterRemko van Hoek, Global Procurement Director at PwCJames Jixian Wang, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Hong KongLuk Van Wassenhove, Henry Ford Chair of Manufacturing at INSEADGlyn Watson, Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham's Centre for Business Strategy and ProcurementAndreas Wieland, Head of the Kuhne Foundation Center for International Logistics Networks at the Institute of Technology and ManagementAllan Woodburn, Principal Lecturer in Freight and Logistics at the University of Westminister