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Green agenda and sustainability in follow up and evaluation stage of purchasing of logistics services:perspectives from the British shippers and forwarders

Bahr, Witold; Sweeney, Edward;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2017
  • Publisher: Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Purpose The purpose of the research described in this paper is to investigate the role that green agenda and sustainability plays in follow up and evaluation stage of purchasing of logistics services. There is a significant evidence of a divergence between perspectives between shippers and forwarders when it comes to this area. Research Approach The work presented in this article refines methodology of Lummus et al. (2001) and uses focussed interviews with two groups of supply chain management professionals: shippers (manufacturers and retailers) and forwarders (3PLs). The context of the paper’s empirical work is the UK. Findings and Originality The findings sug...
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