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Record number 429845
Title Operations Research for Green Logistics – an overview of aspects, issues, contributions and challenges
Author(s) Dekker, R.; Bloemhof, J.M.; Mallidis, J.
Source European Journal of Operational Research 219 (2012)3. - ISSN 0377-2217 - p. 671 - 679.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2011.11.010
Department(s) Operations Research and Logistics
WASS
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2012
Keyword(s) intermodal freight transport - sustainable supply chains - environmental-management - efficiency - emissions - design - impact - model
Abstract The worldwide economic growth of the last century has given rise to a vast consumption of goods while globalization has led to large streams of goods all over the world. The production, transportation, storage and consumption of all these goods, however, have created large environmental problems. Today, global warming, created by large scale emissions of greenhouse gasses, is a top environmental concern. Governments, action groups and companies are asking for measures to counter this threat. Operations Research has a long tradition in improving operations and especially in reducing costs. In this paper, we present a review that highlights the contribution of Operations Research to green logistics, which involves the integration of environmental aspects in logistics. We give a sketch of the present and possible developments, focussing on design, planning and control in a supply chain for transportation, inventory of products and facility decisions. While doing this, we also indicate several areas where environmental aspects could be included in OR models for logistics.
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