AN OVERVIEW ON GREEN LOGISTICSJournal: International Journal of Business Management & Research (IJBMR) (Vol.9, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2019-06-30
Authors : Neethu Ann Georgie;
Page : 69-76
Keywords : Green Logistics; Sustainability; Logistics Activities & Indian Scenario;
Logistics decisions are considered to be strategically important for any firm and it addresses the locations, numbers, and capacities of required facilities in the transportation network and also with regard to the aggregate material flow between them. As environmental concern and sustainability started gaining magnitude, it hasn't left any ground of business and same is the case with the logistics concept. Consequently, the focus has shifted towards greening the channel and its decisional areas through an environmentally friendly logistics network design. Henceforth, in the present review, such means is referred to as “Green Logistics''. Green logistics make use of a separate set of actions to achieve its objective and it enjoys a lot of recompense and also disadvantages. The paper tries to describe the operational methods focussed by green logistics and proceeds by analyzing the boons and downside of the same. Though the concept of greening has obtained wide acceptance, its relevance and practice differ with respect to economic development enjoyed by various nations and hence the success of same on developing economies is always an interesting topic for researchers and manufacturers. Hence the paper also focuses on an impression on green logistics with regard to Indian scenario.
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