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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-348067-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-348067-2

A brand new collection of cutting-edge sustainable supply chain solutions… 3 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price!

3 authoritative eBooks deliver state-of-the-art guidance for leveraging supply chain sustainability to maximize business value

Organizations that prioritize sustainability are well positioned to increase profitability, reduce risk, and attract better customers, talent, and investors. This unique 3 eBook package brings together all the techniques, best practices, and case studies you need to make sustainability work throughout your supply chain. In The Lean Sustainable Supply Chain, Robert Palevich illuminates the business benefits of combining "lean" and "green," offering start-to-finish guidance for redesigning company infrastructure and technologies to achieve these benefits. Through a comprehensive case study, he shows how to manage change, innovation, talent, execution, inventory, warehousing, and transportation; integrate supply chain sustainability into business scorecards; make more effective use of 3PLs, information systems, and much more. He systematically addresses key technical issues ranging from forecasting methodologies and supplier integration to carbon tracking and quantifying lean savings. Next, in Creating a Sustainable Organization, Peter Soyka shows how to choose the right sustainability strategies, and then manage and measure them well. Soyka's actionable guide bridges the disparate worlds of the EHS/sustainability professional and the investor/analyst. Discover what the evidence says about linkages between sustainability and value… how to manage key stakeholder relationships influencing corporate response to EHS and social equity issues… how to effectively manage sustainability throughout the business… how to evaluate sustainability posture and performance from the standpoint of external investors and internal management… how to maximize the influence of organizational actors focused on sustainability, and much more. Finally, the Sustainability in Supply Chain Management Casebook is the firstcomprehensive collection of original case studies on building sustainability into the supply chain. Steven Leon covers a wide spectrum of social, economic and environmental issues, as well as new areas such as closed-loop supply chains. Topics include strategy, implementation, decision making, transportation, supplier relationships, collaboration, lean, continuous improvement, finance/economics, worker safety and rights, procurement, production, delivery, packaging, logistics, reverse logistics, and global supply chains. Each case study is supported with an authoritative introduction, teaching notes, and Q-and-A sections. Whatever your role in the sustainable supply chain, this collection will help you transform its promise into reality.

From world-renowned sustainable supply chain experts Robert Palevich, Peter A. Soyka, Stephen M. Leon

Sample Content

Table of Contents

The Lean Sustainable Supply Chain

Foreword xi
Preface xvii
Part I: Applied Savings to the Collaborative Supply Chain
Chapter 1: Lean Sustainable Technologies 1
Chapter 2: Warehouse Management System (WMS) 27
Chapter 3: The Use of Radio Frequency Identity Tags in Industry 49
Chapter 4: Transportation Management System (TMS) 77
Chapter 5: Savings of B2B E-commerce 97
Chapter 6: The Introduction of Enterprise Resource Programs (ERP) 121
Chapter 7: Third-Party Provider 137
Chapter 8: Inventory Control 147
Chapter 9: Promotional Forecast System 159
Chapter 10: An Introduction to Distribution Resource Management 165
Chapter 11: Joint Order Allocation 173
Chapter 12: Variable or Fixed Reorder Periods 179
Chapter 13: Furthering Collaboration with Suppliers (CPFR) 199
Chapter 14: Material Handling Technology, Voice Pick, and Pick to Light Technologies 215
Section I: Introduction to an Application of Lean, Green Supply Chain Management External
Chapter 15: The Visual and Visible Supply Chain 239
Chapter 16: Master Data Alignment and Item Synchronization 245
Section II: Introduction to an Application of Lean, Green Supply Chain Management Internal
Chapter 17: Internal Supply Chain 255
Part II: Technical Sections
Chapter 18: A Technical Explanation of Forecasting Systems 275
Chapter 19: Forecasting Methodology and Gamma Smoothing: A Solution to Better Accuracy to Maintain Lean and Green 305
Chapter 20: The Characteristics Needed in a Forecast Program 345
Chapter 21: The New Sustainable EOQ Formula 353
Chapter 22: Consequences of the Industrial Revolution 369
Chapter 23: Different Organizations’ Green Supply Chain Management and LEED 375
Chapter 24: Case Study: Sweetwater Sound 383
Chapter 25: Case Study: Behavioral Health 389
Appendix A: The Summary of the Lean and Green Technologies 407
Index 409

Creating a Sustainable Organization

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 2 Background and Context 15

Chapter 3 ES&G Issues and How They Affect the Business Enterprise 57

Chapter 4Stakeholder Interests and Influences and the Social License to Operate 109

Chapter 5Managing ES&G Issues Within the Organization 149

Chapter 6Investors and the Power of Markets 187

Chapter 7The Financial Impact of Effective (or Ineffective) ES&G/Sustainability Management 267

Chapter 8Defining, Measuring, and Reporting ES&G Performance 307

Chapter 9Making It Happen in Your Organization 359

Endnotes 380

References 381

Index 393

Sustainability in Supply Chain Management Casebook

Chapter 1 The Armenia Earthquake: Grinding Out an Effective Disaster Response in Colombia’s Coffee Region

Alfonso Pedraza Martinez, INSEAD; Catalina Estrada Mejia,

UniAndes School of Management; Orla Stapleton INSEAD;

Luk Van Wassenhove, INSEAD 3

Chapter 2 Resilient Response and Recovery at Western Digital: After the Thai Flood

Joe Bunya, Western Digital; Christopher Tang,


Chapter 3 Global Effect of a Natural Disaster on a Lean Supply Network

Mark Dolsen, Wayne State University and Tokai Rika Group

North America-Quality Safety Systems Company (TRQSS),

Dr. Ratna Babu Chinnam and Dr. Kenneth Chelst, Wayne

State University 43

Chapter 4 Honda Automobile (Thailand) and Its Supply Chain Disruption

Kraiwinee Bunyaratavej, Wesley College 63

Chapter 5 Going Green: The Pfizer Freiburg Energy Initiative (A)

Sam Aflaki and Paul Kleindorfer, INSEAD 73

Chapter 6 Sandvik Coromant Recycling Concept

Gal Raz and Michel Schlosser, University of Virginia 97

Chapter 7 HeidelbergCement: Technology Choice Under Carbon Regulation

David Drake, Paul Kleindorfer, and Luk Van Wassenhove,


Chapter 8 Electronic Waste: What to Do with It?

Steven Leon, University of Central Florida 161

Chapter 9 Better Tomorrow at Sodexo North America

Jan Bell, S. Sinan Erzurumlu, Holly Fowler,

Babson College 173

Chapter 10 GroBaby Foods: Green Sourcing

Sheneeta W. White, University of St. Thomas 197

Chapter 11 Reducing Pollution Through Green Logistics

Tom McNamara, ESC Rennes School of Business and

Erika Marsillac, Old Dominion University 209

Chapter 12 Bosch: Creating Innovations Through Active Collaborations

Marina Mattera, Universidad Europea de Madrid 217

Chapter 13 Max Foundation (A): Saving Children’s Lives Through Business Model Innovation

Martijn Thierry, Strategy Consultant and Luk Van

Wassenhove, INSEAD 243

Chapter 14 Max Foundation (B): What Is the Best Route Forward?

Martijn Thierry, Strategy Consultant and Luk Van

Wassenhove, INSEAD 269

References 296

Index 299


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