publication . Doctoral thesis . 2017

Green Logistics Oriented Framework for the Integrated Scheduling of Production and Distribution Networks - A Case of the Batch Process Industry

El-Berishy, Nagham Mohamed Yehia;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
Nowadays, most consumable goods are produced and transported in batches. Within the globalized environment, the flow of these batches is raising dramatically to satisfy the recurrent demands of the increasing population. Planning the flow of these batches from suppliers to customers, through dynamic logistics systems, has a high degree of uncertainties on supply chain related decisions. In order to respond effectively and efficiently to these uncertainties, the supply chain network has to be redesigned, considering the economic and environmental requirements. To handle these requirements sustainably, green logistics is a promising approach. However, there is a l...
Subjects
free text keywords: Green logistics, Batch process industry, Supply chain production-distribution, Carbon emissions, Environmental objective, ddc:620
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