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Sustainable Operations and Supply Chain Management

Book Description

Sustainable Operations and Supply Chain Management addresses the most relevant topics of operations and supply chain management from the perspective of sustainability. The main focus is to provide a step by step guide for managerial decisions made along the product life-cycle, following a path made up of the following steps: product design, sourcing, manufacturing, packaging and physical distribution, reverses logistics and recovery.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Preface
  6. Acknowledgements
  7. Chapter 1: Sustainability and Future Trends
    1. 1.1 Introduction
    2. 1.2 Sustainability Before Sustainable Operations and Supply Chain Management
    3. 1.3 The Impact of Climate Change
    4. 1.4 Mega‐Trends and Sustainability
      1. 1.4.1 Demographic Evolution
      2. 1.4.2 Urbanisation
      3. 1.4.3 Emerging New Consumers
      4. 1.4.4 Smart Technologies and the Digital Factory
    5. 1.5 Mega‐Trends, Sustainability and Supply Chain Management
    6. 1.6 Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility
    7. 1.7 The Development of Sustainable Objectives from the Triple Bottom Line Perspective
    8. 1.8 Sustainability: The Reasons Why
  8. Chapter 2: Sustainable Operations and Supply Chain Management as Competitive Factors
    1. 2.1 Introduction
    2. 2.2 Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management in Manufacturing and Service Industries
    3. 2.3 Operations, Supply Chain Management and Competitive Advantage
      1. 2.3.1 Strategic Alignment
      2. 2.3.2 Operations, Supply Chain Management and Decision Making
      3. 2.3.3 Operations and Supply Chain Performance Management and Control
    4. 2.4 Performance and Trade‐Off Management
    5. 2.5 Sustainable Operations and Supply Chain Management: A Reference Framework
  9. Chapter 3: Sustainability and New Product Design
    1. 3.1 Introduction
    2. 3.2 The Environmental Orientation Path
    3. 3.3 Life Cycle and Cradle‐to‐Cradle Approaches
    4. 3.4 Eco‐Efficiency and Eco‐Effectiveness
    5. 3.5 The Design for Approaches
      1. 3.5.1 Design for Environment
      2. 3.5.2 DFE Principles
  10. Chapter 4: Sustainability and Procurement
    1. 4.1 Introduction
    2. 4.2 The Role of Procurement in Delivering Sustainable Solutions
    3. 4.3 Implementing a Sustainable Procurement Strategy
      1. 4.3.1 Indentifying Needs and Defining Specifications
      2. 4.3.2 Vendor Pre‐Selection
      3. 4.3.3 Tender Evaluation and Vendor Selection
      4. 4.3.4 Vendor Control and Contract Management
    4. 4.4 Ethics in Procurement
  11. Chapter 5: Sustainability and Production
    1. 5.1 Introduction
    2. 5.2 The Design of the Production System
    3. 5.3 Leveraging Lean Management for a Sustainable Production
      1. 5.3.1 Overview of Environmental and Social “Wastes”
      2. 5.3.2 The Lean Principles and Toolkit
    4. 5.4 Leveraging Six‐Sigma for a Sustainable Production
      1. 5.4.1 Six Sigma and Statistical Process Control
    5. 5.5 Servitisation and Leasing
  12. Chapter 6: Sustainability and Logistics, Physical Distribution and Packaging
    1. 6.1 Introduction
    2. 6.2 Social and Environmental Aspects in Logistics and Physical Distribution
    3. 6.3 Physical Distribution and Sustainability: A Reference Framework
      1. 6.3.1 Carbon Footprint Auditing
      2. 6.3.2 Eliminating Transportation Waste
    4. 6.4 Warehouse Management and Sustainability
    5. 6.5 Sustainable Packaging
  13. Chapter 7: Reverse Logistics Management and Closed-Loop Supply Chain
    1. 7.1 Introduction
    2. 7.2 Reverse Flows and Sustainability
    3. 7.3 Reverse Logistics and Closed‐Loop Supply Chain: Not only a Semantic Difference
    4. 7.4 Closed‐Loop Supply Chain Management: Integrating Forward and Backward Flows
    5. 7.5 Sustainable Supply Chains: Why, Who, What and How?
      1. 7.5.1 Why? Drivers and Reasons in Sustainable Supply Chains
      2. 7.5.2 Who? Main Players in Sustainable Supply Chains
      3. 7.5.3 What? Products, Materials and Packaging in Sustainable Supply Chains
      4. 7.5.4 How? Recovery Options in Sustainable Supply Chains
    6. 7.6 Value Creation Through Recovery Options
  14. Chapter 8: Measuring Sustainability
    1. 8.1 Introduction
    2. 8.2 Measuring Sustainability in Manufacturing Companies
    3. 8.3 Sustainable Development Measurement
      1. 8.3.1 The Measurement of GDP: Limits
      2. 8.3.2 Human Development Index
    4. 8.4 Sustainability Measurement in Companies
      1. 8.4.1 Relevant Profiles
      2. 8.4.2 Reference Models
  15. References
  16. Index
  17. Footnotes
    1. Chapter 1: Sustainability and Future Trends
    2. Chapter 2: Sustainable Operations and Supply Chain Management as Competitive Factors
    3. Chapter 3: Sustainability and New Product Design
    4. Chapter 7: Reverse Logistics Management and Closed-Loop Supply Chain