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Sustainable logistics in practice
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology Management, Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management.
2011 (English)MasteroppgaveStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Improved logistical performance is one of the tools to mitigate greenhouse gases emissions from freight transport. The production company and transportation company should find the practice to decrease the emissions from their activity in distributions of goods. In this thesis, the sustainable logistics in practice in focal company (Ekornes) is studied. The potential improvement in relation to sustainable transportation principle is explained. Through qualitative method research, the theory related to the sustainable logistic and the findings on logistic practice in Ekornes is discussed. It is found that Ekornes is lack of environmental factors in the contract with third party logistic (3PL) providers. Ekornes indicates the positive response to the pressure to implement the environmental concept on their operational strategy. Key Words: sustainable freight transport, qualititative method research, environmental concept on operational strategy.

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Institutt for industriell økonomi og teknologiledelse , 2011. , 78 p.
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ntnudaim:5901, MSPROMAN Project Management
URN: urn:nbn:no:ntnu:diva-18341Local ID: ntnudaim:5901OAI: diva2:565851
Available from: 2012-11-08 Created: 2012-11-08

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