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Green logistics : improving the environmental sustainability of logistics

Author: Alan C McKinnon
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Green Logistics analyzes the environmental consequences of logistics and how to deal with them. Written by a leading team of logistics academics, the book examines ways of reducing these externalities and achieving a more sustainable balance between economic, environmental, and social objectives.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Green logistics.
London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, ©2010
(DLC) 2009037392
(OCoLC)441945227
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan C McKinnon
ISBN: 9780749458744 0749458747
OCLC Number: 642685824
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 372 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Table of contents; Contributor biographies; Part 1 Assessing the environmental effects of logistics; 1 Environmental sustainability; 2 Assessing the environmental impacts of freight transport; 3 Carbon auditing of companies, supply chains and products; 4 Evaluating and internalizing the environmental costs of logistics; Part 2 Strategic perspective; 5 Restructuring of logistics systems and supply chains; 6 Transferring freight to 'greener' transport modes; 7 Development of greener vehicles, aircraft and ships; 8 Reducing the environmental impact of warehousing; Part 3 Operational perspective.
Responsibility: edited by Alan McKinnon [and others].

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