3rd EAI International Conference on Management of Manufacturing Systems

Research Article

Some Aspects of Importance of Environment Friendly Logistics

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.6-11-2018.2279691,
        author={Romana Hricova and Vladimir Duchek and Milan Edl},
        title={Some Aspects of Importance of Environment Friendly Logistics},
        proceedings={3rd EAI International Conference on Management of Manufacturing Systems},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={MMS},
        year={2018},
        month={12},
        keywords={freight transport greenhouse gas emission green logistics},
        doi={10.4108/eai.6-11-2018.2279691}
    }
    
  • Romana Hricova
    Vladimir Duchek
    Milan Edl
    Year: 2018
    Some Aspects of Importance of Environment Friendly Logistics
    MMS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.6-11-2018.2279691
Romana Hricova,*, Vladimir Duchek1, Milan Edl1
  • 1: University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic
*Contact email: romana.hricova@tuke.sk

Abstract

The article deals with very topical problems as nowadays environment protection is very actual and one of the most obvious areas is freight transport, because it is an important creator of greenhouse gas and environment pollution. Countries face to big public pressure to decrease negative ecological but also economical and social impacts of freight transport. The aim of the article is also showing how to deal with improving of environmental performance of freight transport as there are many ways how to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) in international road and rail freight transport. Generally actions could be divided to technical and non-technical measures.