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Green logistics adoption among 3PL companies

Abdullah, Rozelin and Mat Daud, M. S. and Ahmad, Fauziah and Shukti, A. A. and Shah, Muhammad Zaly (2016) Green logistics adoption among 3PL companies. International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 5 (3). pp. 82-85. ISSN 2051-3771

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Abstract

Logistics is one of the causal factors of environmental pollution through its activities. Previous studies had shown Green initiatives adoption by Third Party Logistics (3PL) companies may reduce environmental impact. These companies are the stakeholders of logistics activities and supply chain management. The aim of the research is to investigate the involvement of Third Party Logistics (3PL) companies in applying Green Logistics initiatives in the event of rendering logistics services to its customers. The parameter of this study is within the scope of 3PL companies that have already adopted Green Logistics practices in Malaysia. The paradigm of green logistics implementation in this study are within three domains which are the customers, the logistics operations and the logistics amenities. This study will identify the positive and negative impacts of adopting Green initiatives experienced by the 3PL logistics companies in satisfying its customers' requirement. Evidences are included to support these adoptions through previous studies especially on the influence of Environment Management System (EMS) and Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM) practices by manufacturing companies. The focus of this paper is the adoption of Green Logistics initiatives by Third Party Logistics (3PL) companies in Malaysia via case study research methodology.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Customers, Green logistic
Subjects:T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:71238
Deposited By: Siti Nor Hashidah Zakaria
Deposited On:15 Nov 2017 12:30
Last Modified:15 Nov 2017 12:30

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