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Combinatorial optimization and Green Logistics

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  • Abdelkader Sbihi

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    (Department of Information Systems and Decision Making Science - Audencia Nantes-School of Management, 8 route de la Jonelière, 44312 Nantes Cedex 3, France)

  • Richard W. Eglese

    (Department of Management Science - Lancaster University Management School)

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    The purpose of this paper is to introduce the area of Green Logistics and to describe some of the problems that arise in this subject which can be formulated as combinatorial optimization problems. The paper particularly considers the topics of reverse logistics, waste management and vehicle routing and scheduling.

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    Paper provided by HAL in its series Post-Print with number hal-00644111.

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    Date of creation: 01 Mar 2010
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    Publication status: Published, Annals of Operations Research, 2010, 175, 1, 159-175
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    1. Dekker, Rommert & Bloemhof, Jacqueline & Mallidis, Ioannis, 2012. "Operations Research for green logistics – An overview of aspects, issues, contributions and challenges," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 219(3), pages 671-679.
    2. De Rosa, Vincenzo & Gebhard, Marina & Hartmann, Evi & Wollenweber, Jens, 2013. "Robust sustainable bi-directional logistics network design under uncertainty," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 145(1), pages 184-198.
    3. Sazvar, Z. & Mirzapour Al-e-hashem, S.M.J. & Baboli, A. & Akbari Jokar, M.R., 2014. "A bi-objective stochastic programming model for a centralized green supply chain with deteriorating products," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 150(C), pages 140-154.
    4. Mohammadi, M. & Torabi, S.A. & Tavakkoli-Moghaddam, R., 2014. "Sustainable hub location under mixed uncertainty," Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Elsevier, vol. 62(C), pages 89-115.
    5. Chan, Chi Kin & Lee, Y.C.E. & Campbell, J.F., 2013. "Environmental performance—Impacts of vendor–buyer coordination," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 145(2), pages 683-695.
    6. Wy, Juyoung & Kim, Byung-In & Kim, Seongbae, 2013. "The rollon–rolloff waste collection vehicle routing problem with time windows," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 224(3), pages 466-476.
    7. Konur, Dinçer, 2014. "Carbon constrained integrated inventory control and truckload transportation with heterogeneous freight trucks," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 153(C), pages 268-279.
    8. Toso, Eli Angela V. & Alem, Douglas, 2014. "Effective location models for sorting recyclables in public management," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 234(3), pages 839-860.

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