The role of green logistics and transportation in sustainable supply chains

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

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Abstract

This chapter introduces general issues and initiates the discussion on the role of green logistics and transportation in sustainability of supply chains. General overview issues relevant to greening the supply chain, logistics network and freight/public transportation are presented. The potential practical and research concerns that arise are the major elements of these initial issues. Given that this is the introductory chapter of the book, some reasoning and support for the need of such a book is further delineated. Introducing the chapters of the book and their interrelationships provide a broad overview of the topics covered.

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 pages12
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Publication date2015
Pages1-12
ISBN (Print)9783319171807
ISBN (Electronic)9783319171814
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
MoE publication typeA3 Book chapter

Keywords

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

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