In this paper an introduction to the principles and methods used in logistics and supply chain management is presented. It begins by a discussion on fundamentals and explains the relevant terms. Next policy and practice associated with logistics and freight services are regarded with a focus on the EU policy for the sector which greatly influences the development of logistics chains and services. Mathematical formulation of typical transport and logistics-related problems is also presented followed by a discussion on the concept of sustainability.
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||Research in Transportation Economics|
|Publication status||Published - May 2013|
- Freight transport
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)