Logistics capabilities measurement in the fractal supply network

Logistics capabilities measurement in the fractal supply networkSameh M. Saad; Ramin BahadoriInternational Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, Vol. 36, No. 2 (2020) pp. 251 – 281Measurement of logistics capabilities will enable firms to provide order winners by adding value for products and services during the different stage of supply chain to win the competition…

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A meta-heuristic for a bi-objective multi-commodity green distribution network

A meta-heuristic for a bi-objective multi-commodity green distribution networkMalika Nisal Ratnayake; Voratas Kachitvichyanukul; Huynh Trung LuongInternational Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, Vol. 36, No. 2 (2020) pp. 282 – 304This paper presents a bi-objective optimisation model for solving the location-allocation problem (LAP) of a distribution network that consists of four echelons including suppliers, manufacturing…

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Optimisation of an integrated parallel distribution system by including network marketing

Optimisation of an integrated parallel distribution system by including network marketingMahdi Shafiei; Mohammad ModarresInternational Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, Vol. 36, No. 2 (2020) pp. 305 – 318Network marketing is a business model that depends upon a network of distributors for growth, such as in multilevel marketing. A direct selling method features independent agents…

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CBRE report says supply chain restructuring could lead to increased industrial real estate demand

The CBRE report, entitled “Distribution Hubs Will Benefit from Increased Business Inventories & Supply Chain Restructuring,” said there could be a need for an additional 400 million-to-500 million square feet of industrial real estate space. That tally, according to CBRE Research, would be the rough equivalent of a 5% increase in business inventories.

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