The field of logistics is developing at a remarkable pace and its role is now integral to the long term plans of almost all businesses. Communications and IT are offering ever more opportunities; world trade is growing; new markets are developing; yet at the same time there is increasing concern for the environment. The world of logistics is constantly evolving in response to these changes. In the same way, the fifth edition of this established book has evolved to represent the current trends, best practice and latest thinking on global logistics. It serves as a forum allowing the contributors, a range of acknowledged sector specialists, to discuss key logistics issues and give their authoritative views.Equipment is returned from the customers of companies such as IBM, Nokia, BMW and Xerox (Hopfenbeck, 1993: 139-73). ... HP therefore assumes that its products will be easier and cheaper to recycle than its competitorsa#39; products and that it will be able to pass on ... to see how this can happen without large amounts of manual handling to sort through piles of IT WEEE and Delivering sustainability ai 247.
|Author||:||C. Donald J. Waters|
|Publisher||:||Kogan Page Publishers - 2007|