How can we make logistics more environmentally friendly?

In the following diagram we can see how companies can become more environmentally friendly by reducing the effects of both transport and warehousing.

How companies can become more environmentally friendly by reducing the effects of both transport and warehousing

The “wheel of Green logistics” provides a number of initiatives. Can you think of any more?

One additional method is to make the road vehicles more aerodynamic as can be seen below.

Trucks .. what's in a name?

Talking point

Note the strap lines on the vehicles. They mention either a reduction in miles travelled or a reduction in emissions.

  • Can you find any other companies with similar strap lines?

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Supply Chains in Practice: How Things Get to You

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