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A study of eco-performane of logistics services in food supply chains

Li, Dong and Hanafi, Zurina (2012) A study of eco-performane of logistics services in food supply chains. In: LISS 2012: Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Logistics, Informatics and Service Science. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 223-228. ISBN 978-3-642-32053-8

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Transportation is one of the main contributors of greenhouse gases which give direct negatives impact on environment.Management of logistics services plays an important role in maintaining business competitiveness as well as social responsibility. Optimising logistics service with integrated economic and ecological objectives can help to reduce negative impact on the environment by reducing the amount of carbon emissions and improving operations efficiency. This study focuses on multimodal transportation planning and optimal strategies with a UK food supply chain case under carbon emissions control. The research investigates and identifies impact of the policies on logistics performance.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Multimodal transportation planning; Carbon emission policy; Fresh produce
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: School of Quantitative Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Zurina Hanafi
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2017 08:43
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 08:43

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