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Sustainable logistics and supply chain management : principles and practices for sustainable operations and management / David B. Grant, Alexander Trautrims and Chee Yew Wong.

By: Grant, David B.
Contributor(s): Trautrims, Alexander | Wong, Chee Yew.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, Philadelphia, New Deli : Koganpage, 2013Description: XII, 240 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780749468668.Subject(s): LOGÍSTICA DE NEGOCIOS | GERENCIA DE PROYECTOSDDC classification: 658.5
Contents:
List of fi gures viii List of tables ix List of case studies x About the authors xi Introduction 1 01 Logistics and supply chain management 7 The nature of logistics and supply chain management 7 Logistics and SCM trends affecting sustainability 11 Sustainable logistics and supply chains 16 Summary 28 02 Science of sustainability 31 Concepts of sustainability 31 Species and ecosystems 32 Energy 36 Industry 40 Food 44 Population and urban growth 47 Water 49 Summary 51 03 Freight transport 53 Impact of freight transport 53 Transport modes 55 Strategies to reduce environmental impact of freight transport 60 Wider aspects of sustainability in freight transport 74 Summary 75 04 Sustainable warehousing 77 The environmental impact of warehouses 77 The roles and functions of warehouses 78 Warehouse location 80 Handling equipment 81 Assessing the impact 82 Reduction of the environmental impact 86 Social dimension of sustainability in warehousing 95 Risks and vulnerability in warehousing 97 Summary 99 05 Product design, cleaner production and packaging 101 Background 101 Product design for environment and sustainable logistics 103 Regulatory frameworks 110 Cleaner production 114 Packaging for the environment 121 Summary 125 06 Sustainable purchasing and procurement 127 The role of procurement in the supply chain 127 What is ‘green procurement’? 129 Drivers and barriers for sustainable procurement 132 Procurement frameworks 136 Ecolabels 138 Lifecycle assessment 142 Comparing purchasing options 146 Summary 147 07 Reverse logistics and recycling 149 Background 149 Reverse logistics and recycling 150 Product recovery options 156 Recycling 166 Regulations 171 Summary 173 08 Risk, corporate social responsibility and ethics 175 Background 175 Risk in logistics and supply chains 176 Corporate social responsibility 181 Ethical framework and codes of conduct 188 Global and industrial initiatives 194 Summary 198 09 Sustainable logistics and supply chain management strategy 201 Concepts of corporate strategy 201 Theoretical motivations underlying corporate and sustainable strategy 205 Sustainable logistics and supply chain performance measurement 209 Environmental management systems 210 Lifecycle assessment 211 Assessing sustainable choices and initiatives 215 Summary 221 References 222 Index 236
Summary: Es la guía esencial para los principios y prácticas de las operaciones de logística sostenible y la gestión responsable de la cadena de suministro. Ofrece los profesionales y los estudiantes la comprensión necesaria de ciencia de la sostenibilidad, así como la comprensión de la sostenibilidad, ya que afecta a la cadena de suministro.
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List of fi gures viii
List of tables ix
List of case studies x
About the authors xi
Introduction 1
01 Logistics and supply chain management 7
The nature of logistics and supply chain management 7
Logistics and SCM trends affecting sustainability 11
Sustainable logistics and supply chains 16
Summary 28
02 Science of sustainability 31
Concepts of sustainability 31
Species and ecosystems 32
Energy 36
Industry 40
Food 44
Population and urban growth 47
Water 49
Summary 51
03 Freight transport 53
Impact of freight transport 53
Transport modes 55
Strategies to reduce environmental impact of freight transport 60
Wider aspects of sustainability in freight transport 74
Summary 75
04 Sustainable warehousing 77
The environmental impact of warehouses 77
The roles and functions of warehouses 78
Warehouse location 80
Handling equipment 81
Assessing the impact 82
Reduction of the environmental impact 86
Social dimension of sustainability in warehousing 95
Risks and vulnerability in warehousing 97
Summary 99
05 Product design, cleaner production and packaging 101
Background 101
Product design for environment and sustainable logistics 103
Regulatory frameworks 110
Cleaner production 114
Packaging for the environment 121
Summary 125
06 Sustainable purchasing and procurement 127
The role of procurement in the supply chain 127
What is ‘green procurement’? 129
Drivers and barriers for sustainable procurement 132
Procurement frameworks 136
Ecolabels 138
Lifecycle assessment 142
Comparing purchasing options 146
Summary 147
07 Reverse logistics and recycling 149
Background 149
Reverse logistics and recycling 150
Product recovery options 156
Recycling 166
Regulations 171
Summary 173
08 Risk, corporate social responsibility and ethics 175
Background 175
Risk in logistics and supply chains 176
Corporate social responsibility 181
Ethical framework and codes of conduct 188
Global and industrial initiatives 194
Summary 198
09 Sustainable logistics and supply chain management
strategy 201
Concepts of corporate strategy 201
Theoretical motivations underlying corporate and
sustainable strategy 205
Sustainable logistics and supply chain performance
measurement 209
Environmental management systems 210
Lifecycle assessment 211
Assessing sustainable choices and initiatives 215
Summary 221
References 222
Index 236

Es la guía esencial para los principios y prácticas de las operaciones de logística sostenible y la gestión responsable de la cadena de suministro. Ofrece los profesionales y los estudiantes la comprensión necesaria de ciencia de la sostenibilidad, así como la comprensión de la sostenibilidad, ya que afecta a la cadena de suministro.

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