Green logistics: improving the environmental sustainability of logistics

Contributor(s): Mckinnon, Alan [Editor] | Browne, Michael [Editor] | Whiteing, Anthony [Editor]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London Kogan Page 2012Edition: 2ndDescription: xiv, 377 p. Includes bibliographical references and indexISBN: 9780749466251Subject(s): Public policy | Public policy - Environment | Business logistics - Environmental aspectsDDC classification: 658.7028 Summary: As concern for the environment rises, companies must take more account of the external costs of logistics associated mainly with climate change, air pollution, noise, vibration and accidents. Green Logistics analyzes the environmental consequences of logistics and how to deal with them. Speaking to company managers and policy makers around the world, McKinnon and his co-editors compile 17 contributions from leading experts that examine the environmental consequences of the logistics relating to the transport, storage, and handling of products as they move from source to sale. The focus is achieving a more sustainable balance between economic, environmental, and social objectives. It examines key areas in this important subject.
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As concern for the environment rises, companies must take more account of the external costs of logistics associated mainly with climate change, air pollution, noise, vibration and accidents. Green Logistics analyzes the environmental consequences of logistics and how to deal with them. Speaking to company managers and policy makers around the world, McKinnon and his co-editors compile 17 contributions from leading experts that examine the environmental consequences of the logistics relating to the transport, storage, and handling of products as they move from source to sale. The focus is achieving a more sustainable balance between economic, environmental, and social objectives. It examines key areas in this important subject.

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