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Fashion Logistics

Book Description

Fashion Logistics examines the principles and practices behind responsible fashion retailing and cost-effective supply chain management in the fashion industry.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Contents
  4. List of figures
  5. List of tables
  6. 01     Introduction to fashion logistics     Introduction to fashion logistics
    1. References
  7. 02     The changing nature of fashion retailing: implications for logistics     The changing nature of fashion retailing: implications for logistics
    1. Introduction
    2. Fashion: its role in culture
    3. The changing fashion retail environment
    4. The rise of fast fashion
    5. The luxury sector
    6. Fast fashion and CSR
    7. The online revolution
    8. The supply chain response
    9. Global dispersion of fashion supply chains
    10. Online logistical challenges
    11. Conclusions
    12. References
  8. 03     Offshore sourcing and outsourcing in the international fashion supply chain     Offshore sourcing and outsourcing in the international fashion supply chain
    1. Introduction
    2. Sourcing strategies
    3. The nature of outsourcing
    4. Types of outsourcing
    5. Offshore sourcing and reshoring?
    6. Supply chain relationships and responsiveness by product category
    7. Lean, agile or leagile?
    8. Conclusions
    9. References
  9. 04     Corporate social responsibility (CSR) in international fashion supply chains     Corporate social responsibility (CSR) in international fashion supply chains
    1. Introduction
    2. Defining CSR and its institutional context
    3. Strategic CSR
    4. Implementation of CSR initiatives in global fashion supply chains
    5. Compromises to CSR in global apparel production
    6. Case studies of CSR in practice
    7. Rankings of socially responsible companies
    8. Sri Lanka and CSR practices in garment manufacture
    9. Conclusions
    10. References
  10. 05     International logistics     International logistics
    1. Introduction
    2. Definitions, impact and channels of distribution
    3. Economic impact of logistics and SCM on channels of distribution
    4. Fashion retail logistics and SCM
    5. Globalization
    6. Logistics and SCM in a global economy
    7. Global risk, disruption and supply chain security
    8. International logistics and SCM implications for fashion retailers
    9. Conclusions
    10. References
  11. 06     In-store consumer service     In-store consumer service
    1. Introduction
    2. The national fashion retail supply chain
    3. Retail logistical systems strategy and design
    4. In-store consumer service
    5. Some empirical studies
    6. Suggestions to improve in-store consumer service
    7. Conclusions
    8. References
  12. 07     Online consumer service     Online consumer service
    1. Introduction
    2. The online fashion retail supply chain
    3. The business case for omnichannel retailing
    4. Logistical design considerations for omnichannel fulfilment
    5. Suggestions to improve online fulfilment service
    6. Conclusions
    7. References
  13. 08     Luxury fashion and supply chain management     Luxury fashion and supply chain management
    1. Introduction
    2. Definitions of luxury and luxury branding
    3. The ‘new’ luxury
    4. The evolution of the luxury brand
    5. Gaining control of marketing channels
    6. Supply chain management in luxury fashion
    7. Conclusions
    8. References
  14. 09     Sustainable fashion retailing and logistics     Sustainable fashion retailing and logistics
    1. Introduction
    2. Concepts of sustainability
    3. Sustainability in logistics and SCM
    4. Sustainability management and management systems
    5. Sustainability in the fashion retail sector
    6. Summary
    7. References
  15. Index
  16. Copyright