Strategic closed-loop supply chain management /

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Author / Creator:Lebreton, Baptiste.
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint:Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2007.
Description:xi, 154 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Series:Lecture notes in economics and mathematical systems ; 586
Lecture notes in economics and mathematical systems 586.
Subject:Business logistics.
Industrial procurement -- Management.
Business logistics.
Industrial procurement -- Management.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/6444604
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ISBN:9783540389071 (softcover : alk. paper)
3540389075 (softcover : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [139]-150).
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The structure of this book follows the decision-making process of Original Equipment Manufacturers investigating the potential of closed loops, including fundamental questions managers must answer when planning a circular supply chain: Does a closed loop fit corporate objectives? Is it profitable? How should OEMs deal with free-rider competition? Which product/technology/location setup leads to a profit-maximizing supply chain? The book includes case studies from the tire and the computer industry.

Physical Description:xi, 154 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. [139]-150).
ISBN:9783540389071 (softcover : alk. paper)
3540389075 (softcover : alk. paper)