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Sustainable Transport: New Trends and Business Practices

Series: Ecoproduction

By: Paulina Golinska (Editor), Marcin Hadjul (Editor)

358 pages, b/w illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Jan 2012 | #205589 | ISBN-13: 9783642235498
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NHBS Price: £155.50 $196/€185 approx

About this book

The aim of Sustainable Transport is to present the emerging environmental issues in organization and management of transport logistics. The scope of Sustainable Transport includes set of solutions which show different stakeholders' viewpoints on sustainability.

Sustainable Transport points out how the transport operations organized and conducted in companies and regions might be consistent with the concept of sustainable development. The scope of Sustainable Transport takes into consideration trade-off relations between actors directly and indirectly involved in transport networks. Therefore, the authors present, in individual chapters, innovative approach to eco-friendly organization and coordination of transport processes, as well as management of transport networks.


Contents

- On the way to sustainability in the transport sector
- Collaboration models for sustainable transport
- Information systems and information management supporting sustainable transport
- Intermodal transport and models for CO2 reduction


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