Strategic closed-loop supply chain management /

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Author / Creator:Lebreton, Baptiste.
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint:Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2007.
Description:1 online resource (xi, 154 p.) : ill.
Series:Lecture notes in economics and mathematical systems ; 586
Lecture notes in economics and mathematical systems ; 586.
Subject:Business logistics.
Industrial procurement -- Management.
Ketenbeheer (logistiek)
Business logistics.
Industrial procurement -- Management.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [139]-150).
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Summary:Closed loops depict supply chains for which Original Equipment Manufacturer reintegrate their returned products into their own production network. This book presents a framework structured around questions managers are expected to answer prior to running this chain, and shows its application to case studies from the tire and computer industry.
Other form:Print version: Lebreton, Baptiste. Strategic closed-loop supply chain management. 1st ed. Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2007 9783540389071 3540389075

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:1 online resource (xi, 154 p.) : ill.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. [139]-150).