International Transport Forum Discussion Papers

ITF Discussion Papers make economic research, commissioned or carried out in-house at the International Transport Forum, available to researchers and practitioners. They describe preliminary results or research in progress by the author(s) and are published to stimulate discussion on a broad range of issues on which the ITF works.

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Efficiency and Sustainability in Multimodal Supply Chains

This paper describes approaches in intermodal supply chain management that aim to balance efficiency with sustainability requirements set by firms’ corporate social responsibility commitments and society more generally. It explores how accreditation systems can help support green logistics efforts and outlines the competitive advantages and disadvantages of adopting these approaches.


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