Next Generation Supply Chains

TitleNext Generation Supply Chains
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference2014
EditorKersten, W, Blecker, T, Ringle, CM
Title of ProceedingsHICL 2014: Next Generation Supply Chains - Trends and Opportunities
SeriesProceedings of the Hamburg International Conference of Logistics (HICL)
Publisherepubli GmbH
Conference LocationHamburg
ISBN Number978-3-7375-0339-6
KeywordsComplexity, Literature Review, logistics systems, megatrends

Today's demand patterns constantly claim for greener products from more sustainable supply chains. Handling these customer needs puts a constant pressure on the players: Ecological and social issues arise additionally to challenges like technology management and efficiency enhancement. Concurrently each of these holds incredible opportunities to separate from competitors, yet increases chain complexity and risks.

This volume, edited by Wolfgang Kersten, Thorsten Blecker and Christian Ringle, provides valuable insights into:

  • Sustainable Supply Chain Efforts
  • Handling Risks: Concepts towards robust SCM
  • Future Outlooks in Logistics