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Green Logistics: Improving the Environmental Sustainability by Alan McKinnon,Michael Browne,Anthony Whiteing,Maja Piecyk

By Alan McKinnon,Michael Browne,Anthony Whiteing,Maja Piecyk

The delivery, garage and dealing with of products impose a heavy burden at the surroundings. As crisis for the surroundings rises, businesses needs to take extra account of the exterior bills of logistics linked quite often with weather swap, pollution, noise, vibration and injuries. major the way in which in present pondering on environmental logistics, eco-friendly Logistics presents a different perception at the environmental affects of logistics and the activities that businesses and governments can take to house them. it's written through a gaggle of best researchers within the box and offers a finished view of the topic for college kids, managers and policy-makers.

Fully up to date and revised, the third variation of eco-friendly Logistics takes a extra international viewpoint than past versions. It introduces new participants and overseas case reviews that illustrate the impression of eco-friendly logistics in perform. there's a new bankruptcy at the hyperlinks among eco-friendly logistics and company social accountability (CSR) and a chain of postscripts studying the most likely results of recent advancements, resembling 3D printing and distribution via drone, at the environmental footprint of logistics.

Other key themes tested within the ebook comprise: carbon auditing of offer chains; shifting freight to greener delivery modes; lowering the environmental influence of warehousing; enhancing the strength potency of freight shipping; making urban logistics extra environmentally sustainable; opposite logistics for the administration of waste; function of presidency in selling sustainable logistics

Ideal to be used on comparable classes, the third variation of eco-friendly Logistics comprises critical on-line assisting fabrics, together with pictures, tables and bankruptcy summaries, in addition to technical info and guidance for academics and academics. The ebook is recommended via the Chartered Institute of Logistics and shipping (CILT).

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