Packaging Logistics
Strategies to Reduce Supply Chain Costs and the Environmental Impact of Packaging

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Organizations now consider packaging as a critical issue. Effective and efficient packaging can improve the performance of companies and minimise their costs. Packaging Logistics examines all essential roles within an organization, from the purchasing of raw materials to the production and sale of finished products, as well as transport and distribution. It is important for practitioners and academics to understand the role of packaging along the supply chain and the different implications of an efficient product packaging system for successful management of operations. In Packaging Logistics, Henrik Pålsson covers essential hot topics such as sustainability, innovation, returns, e-commerce, end-of-life and future trends and challenges. This practical book takes the reader through every stage of packaging and relates it to supply chain and logistics, illustrated by over 30 case studies.
    • Chapter - 01: Defining Packaging Logistics;
    • Chapter - 02: Packaging Logistics Performance and Decision Support;
    • Chapter - 03: Concepts and Strategies to Apply to Packaging Logistics;
    • Chapter - 04: Sustainable Packaging Logistics;
    • Chapter - 05: Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and Packaging;
    • Chapter - 06: Returnable Packaging Systems;
    • Chapter - 07: Packaging Logistics and E-Commerce;
    • Chapter - 08: End of Life Packaging;
    • Chapter - 09: Packaging Logistics Innovations;
    • Chapter - 10: Packaging Logistics in Developing Countries;
    • Chapter - 11: Packaging Logistics in Supply Chain Practice
Henrik Pålsson is Associate Professor at Lund University, Sweden. He has conducted research and taught master's students within packaging logistics since 2004. Lund University specialises in this topic and is world renowned for its research in this area.
Explores key characteristics of industrial and consumer packaging in a variety of companies, using examples and case studies from practice