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Logistics and Supply Chain Innovation

Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice

  • Henk Zijm
  • Matthias Klumpp
  • Uwe Clausen
  • Michael ten Hompel


  • Focuses on knowledge transfer from research to business practice in logistics

  • Includes research reports from the Dinalog and EffizienzCluster LogistikRuhr

  • Covers a wide range of topics


Part of the Lecture Notes in Logistics book series (LNLO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Logistics Innovation and Sustainability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Martijn R. K. Mes, Maria-Eugenia Iacob
      Pages 23-36
    3. Jack G. A. J. van der Vorst, Robert Ossevoort, Marlies de Keizer, Tom van Woensel, Cor N. Verdouw, Edwin Wenink et al.
      Pages 37-53
    4. Albert W. Veenstra, Rob A. Zuidwijk
      Pages 55-66
    5. Thomas Kjaergaard, Martin C. Schleper, Christoph G. Schmidt
      Pages 67-83
    6. Simon K. Thunnissen, Luke G. van de Bunt, Iris F. A. Vis
      Pages 85-103
    7. Raphael Heereman von Zuydtwyck, Holger Beckmann
      Pages 105-123
  3. Urban Logistics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. Goos Kant, Hans Quak, René Peeters, Tom van Woensel
      Pages 127-139
    3. Theodoros Athanassopoulos, Kerstin Dobers, Uwe Clausen
      Pages 159-181
    4. Kees Jan Roodbergen, Inger B. Kolman
      Pages 183-196
  4. Value Chain Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Martin A. Driessen, Jan Willem Rustenburg, Geert-Jan van Houtum, Vincent C. S. Wiers
      Pages 199-221
    3. Robert M. van de Kerkhof, Henk A. Akkermans, Nils G. Noorderhaven
      Pages 223-237
    4. Christiaan A. J. de Goeij, Alexander T. C. Onstein, Michiel A. Steeman
      Pages 261-277
  5. IT-Based Innovation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 279-279

About this book


 This contributed volume presents  state-of-the-art advances in logistics theory in various fields as well as case studies. The book reports on a number of recently conducted studies in the Dinalog and the EffizienzCluster LogistikRuhr, thus bridging the gap between different perspectives of theoretical and applied research. A selection of theoretical topics, practical examples, case studies and project reports  is presented in this volume. The editors carefully selected contributions from a wide variety of projects, which were carried out in both the Dinalog cluster and the Effizienzcluster LogistikRuhr. The contributions are grouped in five main sections, each representing key domains in the evolution of logistics and supply chain management: sustainability, urban logistics, value chain management, IT-based innovation, knowledge management. This book is intended for both researchers and practitioners in the field of logistics and supply chain management, to serve as an important source of information for further research as well as to stimulate further innovation.


Dinalog EffizienzCluster LogistikRuhr Knowledge Management in Logistics Urban Logistics Value Chain Management

Editors and affiliations

  • Henk Zijm
    • 1
  • Matthias Klumpp
    • 2
  • Uwe Clausen
    • 3
  • Michael ten Hompel
    • 4
  1. 1.University of Twente Faculty of Electrical EngineeringEnschedeThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Institute for Logistics and Service ManagementFOM University of Applied Sciences EssenEssenGermany
  3. 3.Institute of Transport LogisticsTU Dortmund UniversityDortmundGermany
  4. 4.DortmundGermany

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