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Scenario Planning in Strategic Logistics Management

Abstract

The previous chapters have described fundamentals of futures research and two of its most prominent tools, the Delphi technique and scenario planning. This chapter will concentrate on the link between scenarios and logistics. After a brief introduction to the current trends in the logistics environment the need for futures orientation and innovation in logistics will be discussed. In the second instance, key issues of strategic logistics management are described. This will include figures on current practices. The chapter will end with a comparison table and conclusions on main literature of scenario planning in logistics.

Keywords

Planning Horizon Innovation Management Future Orientation Logistics Service Logistics Business 
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© Betriebswirtschaftlicher Verlag Dr. Th. Gabler | GWV Fachverlage GmbH, Wiesbaden 2008

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