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Big data application in sustainable supply chains: a transportation industry case
Hu, Jiayao, Ming K. Lim, Kim Hua Tan, and Ming-Lang Tseng. 2019. “Big data application in sustainable supply chains: a transportation industry case.” In Handbook on the Sustainable Supply Chain, edited by Joseph Sarkis, 429–43. Research Handbooks in Business and Management. Edward Elgar Publishing. https://www.elgaronline.com/view/edcoll/9781786434265/9781786434265.00028.xml.
The ability to gain valuable business insights can occur through big data management. Sustainable supply chains are replete with data and information due to the many partners in the supply chain in addition to the multiple dimensions of sustainability. The chapter overviews the relationship between big data and sustainable supply chains. The challenges and opportunities are reviewed. A case example in the transportation industry provides additional insights into managing big data for sustainable supply chain management. Directions for future investigation and concerns are also delineated.
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