Technological Solutions for Modern Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1466627743
  • ISBN-13: 9781466627741
  • DDC: 658.5
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 402 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released October 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Technological Solutions for Modern Logistics and Supply Chain Management highlights theories and technological growth in applied research as well as advances in logistics, supply chains, and industry experiences. Aiming to enhance the expansions made towards an efficient and sustainable economy, this book is essential for providing researchers, practitioners and academicians with insight into a wide range of topics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Associate Editors.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Enabling Smarter SCM.
2: An Improved Lightweight RFID Authentication Protocol.
3: Research of Supply Quality Control and Optimization Under Multi-Period Dynamic Game.
4: Utilizing SMS/3G Networks for Better and Reliable Communications between Yard Cranes and Server.
5: Towards a Unified Definition of Supply Chain Management: The Four Fundamentals.
6: Process Analysis of Knowledge Production.
7: Introducing Quality of Service Criteria into Supply Chain Management for Excellence.
8: Building an Expert-System for Maritime Container Security Risk Management.
9: Developing Networking Excellence.
10: The Development of Synergy Model on Internal and External Suppliers for Asian Airlines Industry.
11: The 2008 Survey of Indian Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Service Providers: Comparisons with the 2004 Survey of Indian 3PLs and 2006 Survey of North American 3PLs.
12: IT-Based Classification for Supply Chain Coordination Mechanisms.
13: Analyzing the Lead Time and Shipping Lot-Size in a Chaotic Supply Network.
14: An Empirical Investigation on the Use of Buffers and Incentives in Non-Hierarchical Networks.
15: Dynamic Formation of Business Networks: A Framework for ‘Quality of Information’-Based Discovery of Resources.
16: Towards Sustainable Economy.
17: A Critical Assessment of Environmental Degeneration and Climate Change: A Multidimensional (Political, Economic, Social) Challenge for China's Future Economic Development.
18: Promoting Technological Environmental Innovations: The Role of Environmental Regulation.
19: Information Technology Resources Virtualization for Sustainable Development.
20: The Firm Boundary Decision for Sustainability-Focused Companies.
21: Study on Low-Carbon Economy Model and Method of Chinese Tourism Industry.
22: A Closed-Loop Logistics Model for Green Supply Chain Management.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.