Energy Loss Risk (ELOS R) in Supply Chain, Micro-processes to Decrease Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Salvador Ávila FilhoEmail author
  • Ivone Cerqueira
  • Jade Spínola Ávila
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 793)


The multi-scale analysis of energy loss in supply chains allows a causal link to be identified identifying the micro-processes and priority behaviors that cause the greatest socio-environmental impact on the macro-processes inside the global chains of product circulation. In this way, global programs and goals can be achieved in a proper way. This article intends to discuss concepts, goals and techniques applied to the work environment and the environment of the cities in their operational routine. These routines cause high frequency energy losses, low individual impact and high impact on event integration. This routine influences industrial activity, the local and global supply chain. The overall indicator to be monitored is the emission of greenhouse gases and the reduction in non-renewable fuel consumption. The local indicator to be measured is loss of energy in activities and operations, frequency and intensity based on the number of actors that act by losing energy.


Energy Losses Human factors Supply chain Micro-processes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salvador Ávila Filho
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ivone Cerqueira
    • 1
  • Jade Spínola Ávila
    • 2
  1. 1.Federal University of BahiaSalvadorBrazil
  2. 2.Federal University of Campina GrandeCampina GrandeBrazil

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