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Green logistics : improving the environmental sustainability of logistics /

edited by Alan McKinnon, Michael Browne, and Anthony Whiteing.

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Names: McKinnon, Alan C., | Browne, Michael | Whiteing, Anthony E.,
Published: London ; Kogan Page, c2012.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Topics: Business logistics - Environmental aspects.
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Physical Description: xiv, 377 p. : ill., tables, graphs ; 24 cm.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780749466251
Summary: "...analyzes the environmental consequences of logistics and how to deal with them...examines ways of reducing these externalities and achieving a more sustainable balance between economic, environmental and social objectives including the following: 1. Carbon auditing of supply chains. 2. Transferring freight to greener transport modes. 3. Reducing the environmental impact of warehousing 4. Improving fuel efficiency in freight transport 5. Making city logistics more environmentally sustainable 6. Reverse logistics for the management of waste 7. The role of government in promoting sustainable logistics"--p.4 of cover.
Other Names: McKinnon, Alan C., 1953-
Browne, Michael
Whiteing, Anthony E., 1954-

More Details for: Green logistics : improving the environm