Sustainable Strategies in Logistics and Supply Chains.

Katherine Carrillo Herrera

Resumen


Logistics as supply chains have a key role to
play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and
reducing our economies’ dependence on nonrenewable
energy sources - fossil fuels. A logistics
operation represents the integral management
of all the activities necessary to move products
within the supply chain with their respective
logistics costs. According to the Council of Supply
Chain Professionals of the United States, logistics
can produce up to 75% of a company’s carbon
footprint. This has forced stakeholders involved
in logistical processes to address the issue of
sustainability, the birth of terms that combine
adjectives such as sustainable, ecological, green,
clean and ecological, with specific nouns of the
domain such as green supply chain, Reverse
logistics, reverse distribution, sustainable end-oflife
cycle, sustainable packaging and packaging,
return logistics, recovery, reuse, recycling,
incineration and dumping. This document
aims to propose sustainable strategies for easy
implementation in logistics activities as well as in
supply chains, and thus, to take a small step in the
long term achievement of the global objectives of
sustainability and sustainability.


Palabras clave


logistics, supply chain, sustainability, climate change, CO2.

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