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Supply chain management and logistics in Latin America : a multi-country perspective : selected papers from the 2016 MIT Scale Latin American Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 21-22 March 2016, Cambridge MA / edited by Hugo T.Y. Yoshizaki, Josué C. Velázquez Martínez, Christopher Mejía Argueta.

Author/creator MIT SCALE Latin American Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain Management (2016 : Cambridge, Mass.)
Other author/creatorYoshizaki, Hugo, editor.
Other author/creatorMartínez, Josué C. Velázquez, editor.
Other author/creatorArgueta, Christopher Mejía, editor.
Format Electronic and Book
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing, 2019.
Description1 online resource
Supplemental Content ProQuest Ebook Central
Subject(s)
Contents Front Cover; Supply Chain Management and Logistics in Latin America: A Multi-Country Perspective; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; About the Authors; Chapter 1 Introduction to Supply Chain Management and Logistics in Latin America; How Relevant Is Latin America? Challenges and Opportunities; Defining a Research Agenda for Latin America; References; Section I General methods in Supply Chain Management; Chapter 2 A Proposed Set of Criteria for Supply Chain Strategy Evaluation; Introduction; The Dominant Approach; A Different Approach; Proposed Criteria; Coverage; Clarity.
Contents Internal Consistency external Consistency; Support; Sufficiency; Feasibility; Discussion; References; Chapter 3 Hybrid Heuristic Method to Solve a Two-Stage Capacitated Facility Location Problem; Introduction; Problem Description; Proposed Method; Computational Modeling; Computing the Network Flow Cost; CS; Computational Experiments; Conclusion; References; Section II Applied Research in Latin America; Chapter 4 A Multicriteria Location Model for a Solid Waste Disposal Center in Valle Del Cauca, Colombia; Introduction; Definition of the Problem; Methodology.
Contents First Stage: Structuring the Problem definition of the Problem; Determination of Criteria; Identification of Alternatives; Second Stage: Analysis of the Problem; Evaluation of Alternatives; Construction of Comparison Matrices for Diffuse Pairs; Results and Discussion; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5 Value-Added Logistics Services Potential After Panama Canal Expansion; Introduction; Literature Review; Methodology; First Part: VALS Providers; Second Part: VALS Customers; Results; First Part: VALS Providers; Second Part: VALS Customers; Broader Impact; Conclusion; Future Research; References.
Contents Chapter 6 Evaluation of Best Practices Introduction for the Managerial Improvement in Urban Freight Transport introduction; Literature Review; Methodology; Description of the Strategies Assessed; Traditional Intermodal Distribution (TID); Distribution by Electric Tricycles (DET); Data Collection; Economic Assessment Method; Environmental Assessment Method; Results and Analysis; Conclusion; References; Chapter 7 Analysis of Urban Logistics Measures in an HORECA Intensive Area. Case Study: "Zona T" in Bogotá, Colombia; Introduction; Methodology; Stage 1: Area Definition and Selection.
Contents Stage 2: Information Gathering and Analysis; Stage 3: Determining Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for km2; Stage 4: Data Further Analysis and Conclusions; Results and Discussion; Stage 1: Area Definition and Selection; Stage 2: Information Gathering and Analysis; Stage 3: Determining KPIs for km2; Stage 4: Data Further Analysis and Conclusions; Conclusion; References; Section III Case studies in Latin America; Chapter 8 Redesigning the Water Distribution System in Low-Income Areas: A Socially Oriented Supply Chain Model for Pamplon ... ; Nomenclature; Introduction; Conceptual Framework.
Abstract Latin America is a fast-growing market, but its poor infrastructure, explosive urbanization, expensive and inefficient logistics, and multiple social problems continue to pose major problems to logistics professionals and academics. Here leading scholars across Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Peru, Panama, and the USA address these issues.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Source of descriptionOnline resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, Oct. 31, 2018).
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Issued in other formPrint version: MIT SCALE Latin American Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain Management (2016 : Cambridge, Mass.). Supply chain management and logistics in Latin America. First edition. Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing, 2019 1787568040 9781787568044
Genre/formElectronic books.
Genre/formConference papers and proceedings.
ISBN9781787568037 (electronic bk.)
ISBN1787568032 (electronic bk.)

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