Incentives for Promoting a Green Transport Market
Edited by Ellen Eftestøl-Wilhelmsson, Suvi Sankari and Anu Bask
Chapter 4: Organization boundaries. How to integrate transport operations in circular economy thinking. The timber case study
María Jesús Muñoz-Torres, María Ángeles Fernández-Izquierdo, Juana María Rivera-Lirio, Idoya Ferrero-Ferrero, Elena Escrig-Olmedo and José Vicente Gisbert-Navarro
One issue that needs to be addressed in the logistics and transport operations literature is the analysis of the role of freight transport within a circular economy, from the perspective of organizational sustainable global life cycle thinking and management. This chapter aims therefore to examine the impact of integrating transport and logistics decisions along the supply chain on circular economy practices. The timber supply chain simulation presented in this chapter shows that managerial decisions affect transportation environmental impacts.
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