International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management: Volume 47 Issue 10


Table of contents - Special Issue: 3D printing: opportunities and applications for supply chain management

Guest Editors: Helen Rogers, Christos Braziotis, Kulwant S. Pawar

The impact of additive manufacturing on supply chains

Christian F. Durach, Stefan Kurpjuweit, Stephan M. Wagner

The purpose of this paper is to offer empirical insights on emerging additive manufacturing (AM) processes, barriers to their adoption and a timeline of expected impacts on the…


Analysis of barriers to implement additive manufacturing technology in the Indian automotive sector

Gourav Dwivedi, Samir K. Srivastava, Rajiv K. Srivastava

A spurt in the usage of additive manufacturing (AM) is observed in industrial applications to produce final parts along with rapid prototyping and rapid tooling. Despite the…


3D printing the future: scenarios for supply chains reviewed

Michael J. Ryan, Daniel R. Eyers, Andrew T. Potter, Laura Purvis, Jonathan Gosling

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the existing scenarios for 3D printing (3DP) in order to identify the “white space” where future opportunities have not been proposed or…

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