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Integrating Intelligence and Sustainability in Supply Chains

Intégrer l′intelligence et la durabilité dans les chaînes d′approvisionnement

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Published on Thursday, April 20, 2023

Abstract

This book offers a research guide to sustainable and smart supply chains. It is useful for graduate studies in business, management, industrial engineering and industrial ecology. It should also unite researchers in the broader field of sustainable and smart supply chains, whether from the operations management side or from the industrial ecology, industrial strategy, operations management, risk management, and life cycle assessment side. Finding effective solutions for a sustainable and intelligent supply chain is increasingly important for managers. This book aims to provide students and practitioners with an overview of such issues, based on the latest academic research.

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Editors

  • Badr Bentalha, National School of Business and Management, USMBA, Fes, Morocco
  • Aziz Hmioui, National School of Business and Management, USMBA, Fes, Morocco
  • Lhoussaine Alla, National Schools of Applied Sciences, USMBA, Fes, Morocco

Argument

Introduction

This book offers a research guide to sustainable and smart supply chains. It is useful for graduate studies in business, management, industrial engineering and industrial ecology. It should also unite researchers in the broader field of sustainable and smart supply chains, whether from the operations management side or from the industrial ecology, industrial strategy, operations management, risk management, and life cycle assessment side. Finding effective solutions for a sustainable and intelligent supply chain is increasingly important for managers. This book aims to provide students and practitioners with an overview of such issues, based on the latest academic research.

Objective

The book presents groundbreaking research by globally recognized scholars and field experts. This book can be used as a theoretical and conceptual foundation for researchers interested in environmental issues to environmental scientists wishing to gain a business, policy or industry perspective. It offers a wide range of key issues at the interface of operations management and environmental and social responsibility. The main features of a new approach capable of avoiding these impacts and aligning logistics with the requirements of sustainability and digitalization will be developed. Sustainable and smart supply chains are structured in a modular way. Each part presenting and analyzing a specific current topic, allowing readers to identify the chapters that match their interests. The book is a reference to the latest research on smart and sustainable supply chains. It is an ideal reference guide for practitioners interested in the topic. The editors are supply chain specialists and the contributors are also key players in the field.

Target Audience

The text is aimed at people who use logistics and supply chain management. It covers all ideas for managers who are actively engaged in sustainable and intelligent logistics activities. The target audience is mainly researchers and practitioners in this field, but the book can also be useful for students.

Recommended Topics

  • Measuring Environmental Impacts in Supply Chains • Transforming SCs to meet sustainability challenges • Business models for sustainable logistics • Sustainable logistics as part of the business value proposition • Integrative business strategies for sustainable logistics • Sustainable logistics and market segmentation • Sustainable logistics and competitive positioning • Environmental supply chains • Green supply chains • Life Cycle Assessment • Responsible sourcing • Reverse logistics • Monitoring the environmental performance of supply chains • Green Supply Chain Managemen • Environmental Logistics • Management Strategy of Sustainable Supply Chai • Impacts of COVID-19 on Supply Chains • Risk Management of Supply Chain Disruption • Logistics Resilience under Epidemic Situation Operational Aspects of Sustainable Supply Chains • Sustainable transport • Sustainable warehousing • Sustainable city logistics • Supply Chain Footprint Management • Monitoring the environmental performance of supply chains • Environmental impact assessment of projects • Environmental performance and logistics efficiency • Environmental performance and logistics resilience • Environmental performance and logistics innovation • Environmental certification and labelling and supply chain performance Business Models and Strategy in Sustainable Supply Chains • Optimising investments in sustainable logistics • Sustainable financing of green logistics investments • Managing logistics costs • Managing intra-company logistics resources and skills • Management of inter-company logistics resources and skills • Typical profile of tomorrow's logistics manager Data Analytics and smart SC: • Emerging technology application in Supply Chains and Logistics • Big Data Application in SCM • Smart Data and the effectiveness of SCM • SCM Data Analytics and Supply Optimization • Modelling Digital Supply and Integrating Innovation • Business Intelligence Models for e-SCM • Modelling Digital Supply and Integrating Climate Change • Smart Environment and SCM Applications • Blockchain in supply chain management • Operations Research and Management in logistics • Uncertainty modelling in planning and control • Multi-agent systems in logistics • Internet of things in smart logistics • Artificial Intelligence in logistics • Machine learning applications in supply chain • Last generation ICT networks • Port smart logistics • Industry 5.0 and supply chain management • Agile Logistics • Service Supply Chains • SCM Analytics • IoT in Logistics • Logistics Planning • Forecasting • Mobility Solutions • Integrated Supply Chain Management • Robotics and 5G • Analytics • Digital Supply Networks (DSNs) • E-logistics • Industry 4.0 and Big Data • Integrated Supply Chain Management • Internet of Things

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before May 8, 2023,

a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by May 22, 2023 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines.Full chapters are expected to be submitted by July 7, 2023, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at https://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/ prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Integrating Intelligence and Sustainability in Supply Chains. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery® online submission manager.

Publisher

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), an international academic publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. IGI Global specializes in publishing reference books, scholarly journals, and electronic databases featuring academic research on a variety of innovative topic areas including, but not limited to, education, social science, medicine and healthcare, business and management, information science and technology, engineering, public administration, library and information science, media and communication studies, and environmental science. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit https://www.igi-global.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2024.

Important Dates

  • May 8, 2023: Proposal Submission Deadline

  • May 22, 2023: Notification of Acceptance
  • July 7, 2023: Full Chapter Submission
  • August 20, 2023: Review Results Returned
  • October 1, 2023: Final Acceptance Notification
  • October 15, 2023: Final Chapter Submission

Inquiries

Badr Bentalha National School of Business and Management, USMBA, Fes badr.bentalha@usmba.ac.ma Aziz Hmioui National School of Business and Management, USMBA, Fes hamioui.aziz@yahoo.fr Lhoussaine Alla National Schools of Applied Sciences, USMBA, Fes lhoussaine.alla@usmba.ac.ma

Event attendance modalities

Full online event


Date(s)

  • Monday, May 08, 2023

Keywords

  • supply chain management, logistic, sustainable logistic, intelligent logistic, smart logistic, green logistic

Contact(s)

  • Badr Bentalha
    courriel : badr [dot] bentalha [at] usmba [dot] ac

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Badr Bentalha
    courriel : badr [dot] bentalha [at] usmba [dot] ac

License

CC0-1.0 This announcement is licensed under the terms of Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal.

To cite this announcement

« Integrating Intelligence and Sustainability in Supply Chains », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Thursday, April 20, 2023, https://doi.org/10.58079/1azz

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