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Managing the environmental externalities of traffic logistics: The issue of emissions

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  • VAN WOENSEL, Tom
  • CRETEN, Ruth
  • VANDAELE, Nico J.

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Companies are increasingly being held accountable for the life-cycle impact of their products and services. Transportation is frequently a major component of this life-cycle impact. Hence, to reduce total environmental impact, logistics managers will have to become more sophisticated in their understanding of how they can reduce the environmental impact of their transportation operations, without negatively affecting the cost or effectiveness of these operations. In line with this mandate, we quantify the dynamic impact of road vehicles on the environment. In most emission models, a constant speed is used depending only on the specific road type. Using such a model will lead to an under-estimation of the effective emissions. It turns out that the differences with a more realistic dynamic assessment model are significant. The analysis here suggests that the policy consequences of these differences for both public sector managers and private companies are potentially quite important.

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  • VAN WOENSEL, Tom & CRETEN, Ruth & VANDAELE, Nico J., "undated". "Managing the environmental externalities of traffic logistics: The issue of emissions," Working Papers 2000022, University of Antwerp, Faculty of Applied Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ant:wpaper:2000022
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    1. Marios Bisilkas & Iván Barreda Tarrazona & Aurora García-Gallego, 2012. "Sustainability Requirements Dynamics in New Product Development," Working Papers 2012/19, Economics Department, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón (Spain).
    2. LECLUYSE, C. & VAN WOENSEL, Tom & PEREMANS, Herbert, 2007. "Vehicle routing with stochastic time-dependent travel times," Working Papers 2007018, University of Antwerp, Faculty of Applied Economics.
    3. Bektas, Tolga & Laporte, Gilbert, 2011. "The Pollution-Routing Problem," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Elsevier, vol. 45(8), pages 1232-1250, September.
    4. Ubeda, S. & Arcelus, F.J. & Faulin, J., 2011. "Green logistics at Eroski: A case study," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 131(1), pages 44-51, May.
    5. Lee, Gunwoo & You, Soyoung (Iris) & Ritchie, Stephen G. & Saphores, Jean-Daniel & Jayakrishnan, R. & Ogunseitan, Oladele, 2012. "Assessing air quality and health benefits of the Clean Truck Program in the Alameda corridor, CA," Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, vol. 46(8), pages 1177-1193.
    6. KERBACHE, Laoucine & VAN WOENSEL, Tom, 2004. "Planning and Scheduling Transportation Vehicle Fleet in a Congested Traffic Environment," Les Cahiers de Recherche 803, HEC Paris.
    7. Franceschetti, Anna & Honhon, Dorothée & Van Woensel, Tom & Bektaş, Tolga & Laporte, Gilbert, 2013. "The time-dependent pollution-routing problem," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Elsevier, vol. 56(C), pages 265-293.
    8. Demir, Emrah & Bektaş, Tolga & Laporte, Gilbert, 2014. "A review of recent research on green road freight transportation," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 237(3), pages 775-793.

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