Issues in collaborative logistics

Authors: D'Amours, SophieRönnqvist, Mikael
Abstract: Collaborative logistics is becoming more important in today's industry. This is driven by improved economic and environmental efficiency through collaborative planning supporting resources sharing and new business models implementation. This paper presents a survey of contributions to the field of collaborative logistics. It first describes current opportunities in collaborative planning. It then discusses important issues related to building the coalition, sharing resources and benefits, as well as related to information and decisions technologies. Business cases are described and used to support the discussion. Finally, questions are raised, opening new paths for researchers in the field.
Document Type: Chapitre d'ouvrage
Issue Date: 2 June 2010
Open Access Date: Restricted access
Document version: VoR
This document was published in: Energy, natural resources and environmental economics
Collection:Chapitres de livre

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