The future of green logistics and transportation

Behnam Fahimnia*, Michael G.H. Bell, David A. Hensher, Joseph Sarkis

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The field of green supply chain management is rapidly growing and maturing. Significant room still existsfor development in the field including those identified in this book in the context of green logistics and transportation. In this chapter we briefly review some of the important directions for future research in three areas of (1) green logistics network development, (2) green land transportation, and (3) green air and water transportation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGreen Logistics and Transportation : A Sustainable Supply Chain Perspective
EditorsBehnam Fahimnia, Michael G.H. Bell, David A. Hensher, Joseph Sarkis
Number of pages5
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Publication date2015
ISBN (Print)9783319171807
ISBN (Electronic)9783319171814
Publication statusPublished - 2015
MoE publication typeA3 Book chapter


  • Green freight transportation
  • Green logistics
  • Green passenger public transport
  • Sustainable supply chain
  • 512 Business and Management


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