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Technology in Supply Chain Management and Logistics

Current Practice and Future Applications

  • 2nd Edition - November 1, 2024
  • Authors: Anthony M. Pagano, Matthew Liotine
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 2 1 7 9 7 - 5
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 2 1 7 9 6 - 8

Technology in Supply Chain Management and Logistics: Current Practice and Future Applications, second edition analyzes the implications of these technologies in a variety of supply… Read more

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Technology in Supply Chain Management and Logistics: Current Practice and Future Applications, second edition analyzes the implications of these technologies in a variety of supply chain settings, including block chain, Internet of Things (IoT), inventory optimization, and medical supply chain. This book outlines how technologies are being utilized for product planning, materials management and inventory, transportation and distribution, workflow, maintenance, the environment, and in health and safety. Readers will gain a better understanding of the implications of these technologies with respect to value creation, operational effectiveness, investment level, technical migration and general industry acceptance.

The book identifies emerging supply chain technologies, and trends in technology acceptance and utilization levels across various industry sectors. It includes contributions from experts in their fields to illustrate how technology can be applied in a variety of areas including manufacturing, equipment distribution, retail, aerospace repair and maintenance, and medical supply chain. Also included are chapters on cutting edge exponential technologies, principals for implementing technological change in supply chain management, and future estimates of technology in supply chain. This second edition updates this constantly changing area.

Technology in Supply Chain Management and Logistics is a valuable resource for students as well as professionals working in the field who need to stay current on the trends and issues facing supply chain management. This book helps them make their supply chain leaner, more visionary, and reflective of the trends in supply chain management.