Search for dissertations about: "green supply chain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words green supply chain.

  1. 1. Logistics Service Providers Going Green : A Framework for Developing Green Service Offerings

    Author : Karin Isaksson; Maria Huge-Brodin; Maria Björklund; Mats Abrahamsson; Roland Hellberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Logistics service providers; new service development; framework; green service offerings; environmental work;

    Abstract : Environmental impact has increasingly become a “buzzword” and an important topic. This topic has been integrated into the agenda of many companies worldwide, and this dissertation focuses on the transportation and logistics industry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards greener supply chains : Inclusion of environmental activities in relationships between logistics service providers and shippers

    Author : Uni Martinsen (Sallnäs); Maria Huge-Brodin; Maria Björklund; Joseph Sarkis; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Green supply chain management; inter-organisational relationships; environmental activities; logistics service providers; shippers;

    Abstract : It is well-recognised that companies are under pressure to take responsibility for the environmental impact of their operations. Logistics service providers (LSPs), who through their transport and logistics operations have a large negative impact on the environment, are one type of supply chain actor that is under such pressure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Green Logistics through Modal Shift - exploring the role of the transport capacity contract

    Author : Fredrik Eng Larsson; Teknisk logistik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; green logistics; modal shift; mode choice; capacity management; supply chain contracting; intermodal transport;

    Abstract : Among policy-makers in Europe the modal shift - a shift från polluting modes of freight transport to less polluting modes - has been a popular suggestion for reducing CO2-emissions of transportation. In particular, intermodal road-rail solutions, where a combination of road and rail transport is utilized to move trailers and containers, have been stressed as an important measure to reach de desired reduction in emissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Green packaging development in theory and practice

    Author : Katrin Molina-Besch; Förpackningslogistik; []
    Keywords : Packaging Development; Sustainable packaging; packaging development process; green supply chain management;

    Abstract : In the light of the environmental challenges society is facing it is important thatboth products and their packaging systems are optimised from an environmental perspective. Previous research highlights that environmental optimisation of packaging requires an integrated assessment of product and packaging together. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring shippers, logistics service providers and their relationships in facilitating green logistics

    Author : Amer Jazairy; Lars Bengtsson; Robin von Haartman; Andreas Feldmann; Helena Forslund; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; green logistics; logistics relationships; green logistics purchasing; logistics service provider; environmental sustainability; third-party logistics; logistics performance; Industrial Economics and Management; Industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : The logistics industry causes various harms to the environment. The literature assigns the main responsibility for alleviating such harms to two supply chain actors: shippers (logistics buyers) and logistics service providers (LSPs), which motivated studying them in this thesis. READ MORE