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By Behnam Fahimnia, Michael G.H. Bell, David A. Hensher, Joseph Sarkis

This ebook identifies and furthers the cutting-edge in eco-friendly logistics and transportation with a provide chain concentration. It contains discussions on issues and linkages throughout coverage, company procedure and operations and inter-organizational relationships and practices. Separate sections are assigned to debate concerns relating to greening of logistics and transportation services, together with eco-friendly logistics community, eco-friendly land transportation and eco-friendly air and water transportation. Linking study with perform is one other very important characteristic of the booklet as numerous thoughts and examine methodologies are applied to give an explanation for and examine eco-friendly logistics and transportation options and matters. The authors come from through the international from various backgrounds (e.g. coverage, technical, engineering, and administration backgrounds) to supply ideas and insights from their nearby and international views to a few of the world’s most important eco-friendly logistics and transportation issues.

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This chapter presents a framework and optimization model for dynamic sustainability analysis. A numerical example is presented to illustrate the application of the approach in performing tradeoff analysis in business-as-usual and disruption circumstances. 1 Static Supply Chain Greening Analysis Many organizations today are lauded for being carbon-neutral, zero-waste, and energy efficient. Greening initiatives and innovations have predominantly focused on the reduction of emissions, wastes and energy consumption; not only because it is better for the planet, but to “future-proof” the organizations.

The fifth EC spans all pickup alternatives that have car access, and implies some tendency to switch between locations, with some varying amount of unobserved (dis)utility associated with the car mode. The sixth EC is similar to the fifth, but only includes dedicated car trip alternatives. This reveals variation in the propensity to trip chain, with environmental consequences over and beyond the tendency to use a car. 2 Scenarios In these scenarios, we wish to test the impact that changes in the location, quality and price of the delivery and CDP alternatives have on the choice shares of each of the alternatives.

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