Key features of this new and extended second edition include:
19 up–to–date chapters on all aspects of logistics and SCM, including coverage of emerging and important topics such as service supply chains, security, sustainability, and supply chain vulnerability.
An easy and clear introduction to key quantitative techniques that can be applied to logistics such as simulation and modelling.
Thirteen international case studies, on diverse topics such as commodity logistics and extraterrestrial supply chain networks, to illustrate key concepts and extend learning.
About the authors
About the contributors
Part One. Logistics and Supply Context
Appendix: Containers and Container Seals
2. Globalisation and International Trade
3. Supply Chain Relationships
4. Supply Chain Strategies
Appendix: Student t table
Part One. Case Studies
Dell: High Velocity, Focused Supply Chain Management
The Medical Devices Company
Humanitarian Aid Supply Chains
Mediaware – Turning the Supply Chain Upside Down in Packaging
(Simon Healy and Seamus O’Reilly)
Collaborative Planning in an Auto Parts Supply Chain in China: A Tale of Two Tier–One Suppliers
(Booi H. Kam and Jin Hao)
Part Two. Logistics and Supply Chain Operations
6. Transport in Supply Chains
Appendix A. Transportation Model
Appendix B. Effective Planning
7. Transport Security
8. Logistics Service Providers
10. Inventory Management
(Chuda Basnet and Paul Childerhouse)
11. Warehousing and Materials Handling
(with Peter Baker)
12. Information Flows and Technology
13. Logistics and Financial Management
14. Measuring and Managing Logistics Performance
Part Two. Case Studies
John Lewis Partnership: Semi Automated National Distribution Centre
Gate Gourmet: Success Means Getting to the Plane on Time
Supplier Evaluation at EADS
Part Three. Supply Chain Designs
15. Supply Chain Vulnerability, Risk, Robustness and Resilience
16. Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Systems
17. Reverse Logistics
18. Service Supply Chains
19. Emerging Supply Chain Designs
Part Three. Case Studies
Patient Safety and the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
(Ciarán M. Brady)
Contamination on the Bulk Agri–Commodity Logistics Chain
Why Supply Chains should be involved in Product Design
(Anne Nagle and Seamus O’Reilly)
From Terrestrial to Extraterrestrial Supply Chain Networks
John Mangan is Professor of Marine Transport and Logistics at the University of Newcastle. Prior to joining Newcastle in September 2008 John previously held positions at the University of Hull, University College Dublin and The Irish Management Institute / Trinity College Dublin. A native of Ireland, John held a number of roles prior to embarking upon an academic career: he worked as a freight clerk with Aer Lingus, as an analyst with the Irish airports authority, as a graduate trainee in the Irish Civil Service (in both the Marine and Treasury departments), and as company secretary of a seaweed harvesting company.
Chandra Lalwani is Professor of Supply Chain Management in the Business School and is the Academic Director of the Logistics Institute at the University of Hull. Prior to joining the University of Hull he was with Cardiff Business School at Cardiff University and was responsible for doctoral research in logistics, operations and supply chain management. He holds a BEng. in Electrical Engineering, a MEng. in Control Systems and another MEng. in Systems Engineering. He obtained his PhD from the University of Wales in 1978 based on his research on the dynamic modelling of commodity flows systems.
Tim Butcher is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Management at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in Melbourne Australia. Tim gained an Engineering Doctorate from Cranfield University in 2003, having previously worked in production and maintainability engineering in the aerospace sector. His last role was as MSc Programme Director at the University of Hull Logistics Institute. He has led various manufacturing, logistics and business improvement projects as a practitioner, a researcher, and as a research supervisor. Tim′s current research interests include supply chain work organisations and logistics socio–technical systems.
Roya Javadpour is an associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. She has taught courses on project management and supply chain management both at the graduate and undergraduate level. Prior to joining academia, Roya worked as a supply chain management consultant at i2 Technologies, Inc. Her recent awards include: Northrop Grumman Excellence in Teaching Award, International innovation in Curriculum Award Finalist sponsored by the Institute of Industrial Engineers, Cal Poly President′s Innovation in Service Award and was named one of the San Luis Obispo Tribune′s "Top 20 Under 40". She earned two masters and her PhD from Louisiana State University.