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11 February 2002 Logistics, electronic commerce, and the environment
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Proceedings Volume 4569, Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing II; (2002)
Event: Intelligent Systems and Advanced Manufacturing, 2001, Boston, MA, United States
Organizations realize that a strong supporting logistics or electronic logistics (e-logistics) function is important from both commercial and consumer perspectives. The implications of e-logistics models and practices cover the forward and reverse logistics functions of organizations. They also have direct and profound impact on the natural environment. This paper will focus on a discussion of forward and reverse e-logistics and their relationship to the natural environment. After discussion of the many pertinent issues in these areas, directions of practice and implications for study and research are then described.
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Joseph Sarkis, Laura Meade, and Srinivas Talluri "Logistics, electronic commerce, and the environment", Proc. SPIE 4569, Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing II, (11 February 2002);

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