Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to provide a literature review on the different ways of carrying out Facility Management and related topics in order to uncover that there is limited research regarding the impact of Facility Management on the logistics and operational performance of warehouses. Design/methodology/approach – Four different focus areas have been identified and for each one different methodologies and streams of research have been studied. Findings – The study underlines the importance of Facility Management for the logistics operations; therefore it supports the notion that investments aiming at preserving the status of the building and service components of warehouses are crucial. Originality/value – This paper aims to suggest to Facility Management managers that they can contribute to enhance business performance by designing effective Facility Management strategies.
|Titolo:||The Role of Maintenance and Facility Management in Logistics: A Literature Review|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2014|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1108/F-08-2012-0065|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|