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Technological Solutions for Modern Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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Technological Solutions for Modern Logistics and Supply Chain Management highlights theories and technological growth in applied research as well as advances in logistics, supply chains, and industry experiences. Aiming to enhance the expansions made towards an efficient and sustainable economy, this book is essential for providing researchers, practitioners and academicians with insight into a wide range of topics. 

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Associate Editors
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
    1. 1. INTRODUCTION
    2. 2. TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCE FOR SMARTER SUPPLY CHAINS
    3. 3. DEVELOPING SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORKING CAPABILITIES FOR SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY
    4. 4. SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORKING EXCELLENCE TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY
    5. 5. BOOK CONTENT OVERVIEW
    6. 6. THE WAY FORWARD
  6. Section 1: Enabling Smarter SCM
    1. Chapter 1: An Improved Lightweight RFID Authentication Protocol
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. ORIGINAL XOR PROTOCOL AND REPEATED KEYS ATTACK
      4. 3. IMPROVEMENTS TO XOR PROTOCOL
      5. 4. CYCLE COMPARISON EXPERIMENT
      6. 5. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Research of Supply Quality Control and Optimization Under Multi-Period Dynamic Game
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. 3. RESEARCH BODY
      5. 4. RESEARCH SCHEME AND FEASIBILITY ANALYSIS
      6. 5. CHARACTERISTICS AND INNOVATION OF RESEARCH
      7. 6. EXAMPLE
      8. 7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Utilizing SMS/3G Networks for Better and Reliable Communications between Yard Cranes and Server
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE
      4. SMS-BASED IMPLEMENTATION
      5. 3G-BASED IMPLEMENTATION
      6. SOFTWARE STRUCTURE
      7. USER INTERFACES
      8. BENEFITS
      9. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: Towards a Unified Definition of Supply Chain Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SCM DEFINITIONS
      4. SCM: A STRATEGIC PERSPECTIVE (BECHTEL & JAYARAM, 1997)
      5. TOWARDS A UNIFIED DEFINITION OF SCM: THE FOUR FUNDAMENTALS
      6. FUNDAMENTAL ONE: SETTING SCM OBJECTIVES
      7. FUNDAMENTAL TWO: SCM PHILOSOPHY
      8. FUNDAMENTAL THREE: MANAGING THE FLOWS
      9. FUNDAMENTAL FOUR: RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
      10. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 5: Process Analysis of Knowledge Production
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RESEARCH BACKGROUND
      4. INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTS
      5. RESEARCH METHOD AND RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION & CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 6: Introducing Quality of Service Criteria into Supply Chain Management for Excellence
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SCM PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT OVERVIEW
      4. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 7: Building an Expert-System for Maritime Container Security Risk Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SECURITY: A NEW PERFORMANCE CRITERION FOR THE GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN
      4. DECISION-SUPPORT SYSTEMS FOR TRANSPORTATION RISK MANAGEMENT
      5. KBS AS APPLIED TO TRANSPORTATION RISK MANAGEMENT
      6. PROTOTYPING A TRANSPORTATION SECURITY RISK MANAGEMENT EXPERT-SYSTEM
      7. CONCLUSION
  7. Section 2: Developing Networking Excellence
    1. Chapter 8: The Development of Synergy Model on Internal and External Suppliers for Asian Airlines Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. THE SYNERGY BETWEEN INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL SUPPLIER
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 9: The 2008 Survey of Indian Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Service Providers
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION AND RESEARCH BACKGROUND
      3. RESEARCH OBJECTIVES AND METHODOLOGY
      4. ANALYSIS OF SURVEY RESULTS
      5. DISCUSSION ON SURVEY RESULTS
      6. MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
      7. DIRECTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
      8. APPENDIX
    3. Chapter 10: IT-Based Classification for Supply Chain Coordination Mechanisms
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SUPPLY CHAIN AND ITS COORDINATION
      4. RELATED LITERATURE
      5. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND COORDINATION MECHANISMS
      6. CLASSIFICATION ON THE BASIS OF IT
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    4. Chapter 11: Analyzing the Lead Time and Shipping Lot-Size in a Chaotic Supply Network
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CHAOTIC DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS
      4. MODEL
      5. SIMULATION AND DISCUSSION
      6. RESULTS
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 12: An Empirical Investigation on the Use of Buffers and Incentives in Non-Hierarchical Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DISCUSSION
      4. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 13: Dynamic Formation of Business Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHODOLOGY
      4. PHASE 1: AWARENESS OF THE PROBLEM
      5. PHASE 2: SUGGESTION
      6. PHASE 3: DEVELOPMENT
      7. PHASE 4: EVALUATION: FIELD STUDY
      8. PHASE 5: CONCLUSION
  8. Section 3: Towards Sustainable Economy
    1. Chapter 14: A Critical Assessment of Environmental Degeneration and Climate Change
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE UNDERLINING COMPLEXITY OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUE: SCIENTIFIC PROBABILITIES; POLITICAL AGENDAS AND THE CONCRETENESS OF SPECIFIC ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
      4. CHINA’S ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES
      5. DEVELOPMENT, POLITICS AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL: A MULTIFACETED RELATIONSHIP WITHIN A SPECIFIC HISTORICAL AND SOCIAL CONTEXT
      6. THE NATIONAL ELEVENTH FIVE-YEAR-PLAN FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION (2006-2010)
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 15: Promoting Technological Environmental Innovations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. TECHNOLOGICAL ENVIRONMENTAL INNOVATION AND REGULATIONS
      4. CHARACTERISTICS OF TEI PROMOTING REGULATIONS
      5. CASE STUDIES
      6. PROMOTING THE ADOPTION OF LPG TAXIS IN HONG KONG: THE ROLE OF AIR POLLUTION CONTROL REGULATIONS IN RELATION TO THE DIESEL-TO-LPG SCHEME
      7. COMPARING TEI PROMOTING REGULATIONS IN CALIFORNIA AND HONG KONG
      8. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 16: Information Technology Resources Virtualization for Sustainable Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION - GENERAL PERSPECTIVE OF VIRTUALIZATION
      3. BACKGROUND - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE VIRTUALIZATION
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND CONCLUSIONS
    4. Chapter 17: The Firm Boundary Decision for Sustainability-Focused Companies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. VERTICAL INTEGRATION MEASUREMENT WITH FAN AND LANG METHOD
      5. SAMPLE, DATA COLLECTION, AND MEASUREMENT
      6. DISCUSSIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX A.
      9. APPENDIX B.
      10. APPENDIX C.
    5. Chapter 18: Study on Low-Carbon Economy Model and Method of Chinese Tourism Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. OUTLINE
      3. INTRODUCTION
      4. 1. CONNOTATION OF LOW-CARBON ECONOMY
      5. 2. STUDY ON LOW-CARBON FRAMEWORK AND DEVELOPMENT MODEL IN TOURISM
      6. 4. RECOMMENDATION FOR FURTHER RESEARCH
      7. 5. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 19: A Closed-Loop Logistics Model for Green Supply Chain Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORKS
      4. THE PROPOSED MODEL
      5. NUMERICAL EXAMPLE
      6. CONCLUSION
  9. Compilation of References
  10. About the Contributors