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The Future of Green Logistics and Transportation

  • Behnam Fahimnia
  • Michael G. H. Bell
  • David A. Hensher
  • Joseph Sarkis
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Part of the Greening of Industry Networks Studies book series (GINS, volume 4)

Abstract

The field of green supply chain management is rapidly growing and maturing. Significant room still exists for development in the field including those identified in this book in the context of green logistics and transportation. In this chapter we briefly review some of the important directions for future research in three areas of (1) green logistics network development, (2) green land transportation, and (3) green air and water transportation.

Keywords

Sustainable supply chain Green logistics Green freight transportation Green passenger public transport 

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Behnam Fahimnia
    • 1
  • Michael G. H. Bell
    • 1
  • David A. Hensher
    • 1
  • Joseph Sarkis
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies, The University of Sydney Business SchoolThe University of SydneySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Foisie School of BusinessWorcester Polytechnic InstituteWorcesterUSA

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