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Logistics 4.0 and Future of Supply Chains

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  • Provides valuable information on recent developments in supply chain, logistics, Industry 4, and big data
  • Provides a framework for designing future working environment taking Logistics 4 and big data into account
  • Predicts the future developments in Logistics 4.0

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This book provides a detailed theoretical background of Logistics 4.0 using real-world examples and case studies and proposes a methodological framework to understand the technological revolutions happening in the present day from the perspective of logistics management. With the fourth industrial revolution, new technologies, such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, 3D printers and the Internet of Things started to take greater prominence in the world of business. One of the sectors most affected by changes brought on by this Industry 4.0 is logistics, which has given rise to the concept of Logistics 4.0. Covering a wide range of topics on Logistics 4.0, such as warehousing, big data, 3D printing, robotics and cloud computing, this book would be a valuable read for those involved in logistics management, academics and students in the areas of supply chain management, logistics, industry 4, and big data. . 

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Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Introduction Chapter

  2. Logistics 4.0 and Future of the Supply Chains

  3. Future of Industries and Applications

Editors and Affiliations

  • Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

    İsmail İyigün

  • Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey

    Ömer Faruk Görçün

About the editors

İsmail İyigün

Dr. Ismail Iyigün was born in 1971 in Uzunköprü. Since 2006, he has been working as a lecturer in Edirne Vocational School of Social Sciences at the Trakya University. His current research areas are marketing, logistics, and supply chain management. He received his Ph.D. degree with business administration from Gebze Technical University in 2016. The focus of his Ph.D. thesis is the effects of sales and logistics competencies on the relationship continuity in supply chain and corporate governance: an application in logistics enterprises. He received a master of a degree from Economics at the Trakya University researched the commodities market of historical process and application of Uzunköprü. He graduated high school in Kabatas High School in 1989 and received an undergraduate degree at the Marmara University, department of economics in 1994. He is a board member in the International Group on Governance Fraud Ethics and CSR and its formal conference series. Prof İyigun is co-editor in the book series Springer titled "Accounting, Finance, Sustainability, Governance & Fraud: Theory and Application" and also the editor for the volumes titled "Logistics and Supply Chain". He is married with two children. He acts as an executive board member of an awarded tourism company in Edirne, Turkey. He speaks English fluent.

Ömer Faruk Görçün

Assoc.Prof. Ömer Faruk Görçün teaches at the Faculty of Business Administration in Kadir Has University. He is also a member of the transportation council of the Ministry of Transportation of Turkey. In addition to that, he has performed some duties such as president and member in the committees of the Research & Development and the railway regulation. He had duties as a member of the board in Rail Systems Association and was an advisor for the Crane Operator Association and Heavy Transport Association. An aspect of his academic studies and works, He works on optimization and decision-making techniques in the fields of logistics, supply chain management. In addition to many studies published in international and national reputable journals, he wrote many scientific books, which were published by international and national publishers, such as Industry 4.0, Integrated Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse and Inventory Management, Railway Transportation. Currently, Görçün continues his academic life as a scientific committee member, editor, technical committee member in addition to his managerial and academic duties at the university. He is married with two wonderful daughters. 

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