Logistics and supply chain management

Dewan Md Zahurul Islam, J. Fabian Meier, Paulus T. Aditjandra*, Thomas H. Zunder, Giuseppe Pace

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-16
Number of pages14
JournalResearch in Transportation Economics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - May 2013


  • Freight transport
  • Logistics
  • Policy
  • Practice
  • Sustainability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Transportation
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)


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