Logistics and Retail Management

Logistics and Retail Management brings together current thinking on supply chain management, global logistics, fashion logistics, e-logistics and green supply chains.


Book Details

Dimensions 155 x 235 cm

About The Author

John Fernie

Is Emeritus Professor of Retail Marketing at Heriot-Watt University. He has written and contributed to numerous textbooks and papers on retail management, especially in the field of retail logistics. He is editor of the .

Leigh Sparks

Kerstin Gustafsson is Planning Manager at the Swedish public transport organization Skanetrafiken. Gunilla Jönson is Professor in packaging logistics at Lund University, Sweden, Dean for the Engineering Faculty at Lund University and Adjunct Professor at the School of Packaging, Michigan State University, USA. David Smith is Principal Consultant for DLG Logistics, UK. Leigh Sparks is Professor of Retail Studies at the Institute for Retail Studies, University of Stirling, UK.

The fourth edition of Logistics and Retail Management has been substantially updated to take account of recent developments in retail logistics. Retailers have recognised the need to have more involvement in supply chains and noted that benefits can be achieved in both service levels and cost reduction. Notwithstanding the major strides made, numerous challenges remain, and new issues are constantly emerging.

This book brings together well-known academics and practitioners, who share their research, ideas and experience of current thinking on supply chain management in retail. Reflecting the changing needs of the global marketplace and responding to the challenges faced by retailers, this new book features a chapter on International Fashion Supply Chain Management and another on CSR and the textile supply chain.