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Options for Competitive and Sustainable Logistics

Sustainable Logistics

ISBN: 978-1-78441-062-9, eISBN: 978-1-78441-061-2

ISSN: 2044-9941

Publication date: 4 December 2014

Abstract

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Efficiency measures are a necessary but insufficient condition for sustainable logistics. The industry will need to go beyond cost saving measures, or even cost-neutral measures to reach the long-term energy saving and emission reduction targets for freight transport. We provide a systematic presentation of these options and discuss the additional necessary measures.

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Smokers, R., Tavasszy, L., Chen, M. and Guis, E. (2014), "Options for Competitive and Sustainable Logistics", Sustainable Logistics (Transport and Sustainability, Vol. 6), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 1-30. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2044-994120140000006001

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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