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Sustainable Logistics.

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Author/Creator:
Macharis, Cathy.
Publication:
Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2014.
Series:
Transport and Sustainability Ser.
Transport and Sustainability Ser. ; v.6
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (365 pages)
Subjects:
Business logistics -- Environmental aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This book will bring a state of the art overview of the research done in sustainable logistics. It will be structured along the four A's of sustainable logistics: awareness, avoidance, acting and shifting goods, and anticipation of new technologies.
Contents:
Front Cover
Sustainable Logistics
Copyright page
Contents
List of Contributors
Transport and Sustainability Editorial Board
The 4 A's of Sustainable Logistics
Sustainable Logistics
How to Foster Sustainable Logistics?
Possible Measures
Awareness
Avoidance
Acting and Shifting
Anticipation
Conclusions
References
Chapter 1 Options for Competitive and Sustainable Logistics
Introduction
The Challenge
Levers for Reducing CO2 Emissions of the Logistics Sector
Options for Reducing CO2 Emissions in Logistics
Technical Options
Operational Options
Logistical Options
The Total Potential
Sustainability versus Cost Reduction
The Value of Sustainable Logistics
The Value of Objective and Reliable Information
Policy Instruments for Improving Sustainability of the Logistics Sector
Carbon Footprinting
Pilots and Demonstration Projects
Standardized Testing and Evaluation Procedures for (Impacts of New Technologies on) Vehicle CO2 Emissions
CO2 Legislation for Vehicles
Internalising External Costs by Means of Taxation
A CO2-Tax on Fuels
A Cap &
Trade System for CO2 Emissions from the Transport Sector
Incorporating (Parts of the) Transport Sector in a Wider Cap &
Trade System
Transition Process
Conclusions
Notes
References
Chapter 2 Mitigating the Negative Environmental Impacts of Long Haul Freight Transport
Introduction
The Importance of the Freight Transport Sector
The Possibilities for Improvement
Modal Split
Environmental Credentials
Use of Modes
Major EU Mode Shift Programmes
Developments in Rail-Freight Transport
Barriers to Rail Use
Efficiency of Vehicle Usage
Improving Vehicle Utilisation Through
Efficiency of Vehicle Routing
Routing and Scheduling
Backloads.
Use of ICT (Information and Computer Technology)
Supply Chain Structure
Manufacturing Location
Warehouse/Depot Location
Load Consolidation/Deconsolidation
Logistics Industry Structure. Is Bigger Greener?
Technology
Vehicle Technology
Trucks
Trains
Ships and Barges
Alternative Fuels
Biofuels (Including Biodiesel and Bioethanol)
Hydrogen
Gas Filled Vehicles Natural Gas (NG), Compressed NG (CNG) and Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG)
DME or Dimethyl Ether
Electricity
The Use of Alternative Energy in Logistics
Human/Management Issues
Driver Training
Environmental Reporting
Management Issues
Specific Issues
Reverse Logistics
E-commerce and Logistics
Interfaces
EU/Government Policies
Summary and Conclusions
Notes
Acknowledgements
References
Chapter 3 Comparison of Vehicle Miles Traveled and Pollution from Three Goods Movement Strategies
Introduction
Literature Review
Reductions in Externalities with Delivery Systems
Warehouse Locations
Methods
Scenarios
Network Data Set
Emissions Factors
Depot Locations
Household Data
Vehicle Travel
Assumptions
Results
Conclusions
References
Chapter 4 The Shades of Green in Retail Chains' Logistics
Introduction - Green Retail Chains
Literature Review
Green Image
Green Logistics Actions
Green Logistics Measurements
Green Logistics Contracts
Methodology
Empirical Study - Four Green Retail Chains
Retail Chain A
Retail Chain B
Retail Chain C
Retail Chain D
Green logistics measurements
Analysis
Green Retail Chains' Image
Green Logistics Actions
Green Logistics Measurement
Green Contracts
The Shades of Green in Retail Chains' Logistics
Conclusions, Contributions and Further Research
References.
Chapter 5 Assessing Urban Logistics Pooling Sustainability via a Hierarchic Dashboard from a Group Decision Perspective
Introduction
Visions of Sustainable Development in Logistics Pooling
Measuring Sustainable Performance in Logistics and Freight Transport
The Method Proposed: Reasoning through a Collective and Collaborative Approach
Results
Conclusion
Notes
Acknowledgments
References
Chapter 6 Packaging for Eco-Efficient Supply Chains: Why Logistics Should Get Involved in the Packaging Development Process
Introduction
An Integrated Packaging Development Process for Eco-Efficient Supply Chains
Eco-Efficiency, Supply Chain Integration and Logistics
Analytical Framework
Method
Overall Approach
Case Selection
Data Collection
Data Analysis Procedure
Description and Comparison of Cases
Results
Integration with Product Development
Integrated Development of Packaging System Levels
Cross-Functionality of the Process
Involvement of External Supply Chain Actors
Discussion
Integration with Product Development
Integrated Development of Packaging System Levels
Cross-Functionality of the Process
Involvement of External Supply Chain Actors
Conclusions
Notes
References
Chapter 7 Freight Transport Mode Choice and Mode Shift in New Zealand: Findings of a Revealed Preference Survey
Introduction
Rank-Ordered Logit Model
Data Analysis
Rank-Ordered Logit Analyses for Mode Choice Preference
The Mode Choice Determinants
The Mode Choice Determinants between Groups
Rank-Ordered Logit Analyses for Mode Shift
The Mode Shift Drivers and Constraints
The Mode Shift Behaviour between Groups
Conclusions
Notes
References
Chapter 8 Business Models for Shipper-Operated Intermodal Transport Solutions
Introduction
Business Models.
Business Models in Intermodal Transport
Business Model Challenges
Empirical Observations
Pillar 1: Product
Pillar 2: Customer Interface
Pillar 3: Infrastructure Management
Pillar 4: Financial Aspects
Business Models Applied
Analysis
Strengths and Weaknesses of the Coop/Volvo Own-Account Business Model
Conclusions
Notes
References
Chapter 9 Intermodal Break-Even Distances: A Fetish of 300 Kilometres?
Introduction
Literature on Break-Even Distances
Theory on Break-Even Analysis
Reported Break-Even Distances
Break-Even Distances of Rail Transport
Break-Even Distances of Inland Waterways Transport
Ways to Further Lower the Break-Even Distance
Conclusions
Acknowledgements
References
Chapter 10 The Cargo Tram: Current Status and Perspectives, the Example of Brussels
Introduction
The Use of Urban Light Rail for Freight: A Critical Review
Limits and Constraints: The Brussels Case
Conclusions
References
Chapter 11 Towards Zero Emission Urban Logistics: Challenges and Issues for Implementation of Electric Freight Vehicles in City Logistics
Electric Freight Vehicles in City Logistics
Methodology
Challenges and Factors of Success for EFV Implementation
Technical Performance EFVs
Operational Performance EFVs
Economical Performance EFVs
Environmental Performance EFVs
Social and Attitudinal Performance EFVs
Impact of Local Policy and Governance Structure
Dealing with EFV Implementation Issues: Good Examples
Logistics Facilities Enabling Efficient Use of Freight EVs
Local Government Support to Accelerate the Introduction of the Freight EVs in a Large City
Private EFV Initiative to Increase the Company's Clean Image
Discussion
Conclusion
Acknowledgements
References.
Appendix: Overview of EU, National and Private Projects/Initiatives included in the State-of-the-Art Review
Chapter 12 The Cost and Effectiveness of Sustainable City Logistics Policies Using Small Electric Vehicles
Introduction
State of the Art
Case Study
Overview of the Area
The Model: Base Conditions, Assumptions, and Outputs
Results
Traffic Performance
Operational Performance and External Costs
(Un)Balancing Private and Public Stakeholders Perspectives: The Purchasing Costs and Battery Issues
Conclusions
Acknowledgments
References
About the Editors
About the Authors
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Melo, Sandra.
Woxenius, Johan.
van Lier, Tom.
Shaw, Jon.
Ison, Stephen.
Staff, Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
Other format:
Print version: Macharis, Cathy Sustainable Logistics
ISBN:
9781784410612
9781784410629
OCLC:
898325298
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