Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Kuala Lumpur

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • July-08-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Aug-12-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Sep-09-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Oct-14-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Nov-11-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-09-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

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Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

 
( Assessing the Environmental Effects of Logistics)

 

Environmental Sustainability: A New Priority for Logistics Managers
 
  • A brief history of green logistics research.
  • Green logistics: rhetoric and reality.
  • Future scenarios.
  • A model for green logistics research.

 

Assessing the External Impacts of Freight Transport

 

  • External impacts.
  • Environmental standards.
  • Measuring the environmental impact of freight transport.

 

Carbon Auditing of Companies, Supply Chains and Products
 
  • Guidelines for carbon foot printing.
  • The carbon foot printing process.
  • Success factors in carbon foot printing.

 

Case Study

 

  • Arguments for and against the internalization of environmental costs.
  • Monetary valuation of environmental costs.
  • Internalization of the external costs imposed by road freight vehicles in the UK.
 
( Strategic Perspective)

 

Restructuring Road Freight Networks Within Supply Chains

 

  • Traditional network design.
  • Green network design.
  • Uncertainty in transport and supply chains.
  • Uncertainty mitigation approaches in road freight transport networks.
  • Gaps in our understanding and priorities for research.
  • Consequences and conclusions.

 

Transferring Freight To ‘Greener’ Transport Modes
 
  • Characteristics of the main freight transport modes.
  • Environmental impacts of the main freight transport modes.

 

Case Study: Container Train Load Factors
 
  • The policy framework.
  • Examples of measures aimed at achieving modal shift for environmental benefit.
  • Rail and water industries.

 

Development of Greener Vehicles, Aircraft and Ships
 
  • Road freight.
  • Rail freight operations.
  • Air freight.
  • Shipping.

 

Reducing the Environmental Impact Of Warehousing
 
  • Scale of the environmental impact.
  • Increasing resource intensity.
  • Framework for assessing the environmental impact of warehouses.
  • Ways of reducing the environmental impact.
 
(Operational Perspective)

 

Opportunities for Improving Vehicle Utilization
 
  • Measuring vehicle utilization.
  • Factors affecting the utilization of truck capacity.

 

Optimizing the Routing of Vehicles
 
  • Vehicle routing problems.
  • Types of problem.
  • Environmental impact.

 

Increasing Fuel Efficiency in The Road Freight Sector
 
  • Fuel efficiency of new trucks.
  • Vehicle design: aerodynamic profiling.
  • Reducing the vehicle tare weight.
  • Vehicle purchase decision.
  • Vehicle maintenance.
  • Increasing the fuel efficiency of trucking operations.
  • Benchmarking the fuel efficiency of trucks.
  • More fuel-efficient driving.
  • Fleet management.

 

Reverse Logistics for The Management of Waste
 
  • Waste management in the context of reverse logistics.
  • The impact of waste treatment legislation.
  • Reuse, refurbishment markets and take-back schemes.
  • Managing waste as part of a sustainable reverse process.
 
( Key Issues)

 

The food miles debate: is shorter better?

 

  • Transport and GHGs: is further worse?
  • Transport, the second-order impacts and the implications for GHGs.
  • Local versus global and the self-sufficiency question.

 

Sustainability Strategies for City Logistics

 

  • Urban freight research and policy making.
  • Efficiency problems in urban freight transport.
  • Urban freight transport initiatives.
  • Urban consolidation centres.
  • Joint working between the public and private sectors.
  • Environmental zones.

 

Benefits and Costs of Switching to Alternative Fuels
 
  • Market developments of alternative fuels.
  • Current use of alternative fuels in the freight industry.
  • The future.

 

E-Business, E-Logistics and The Environment

 

  • Business-to-business (B2B).
  • Business-to-consumer (B2C).
  • Restructuring of the supply chain.
  • The future.
  • Public policy perspective.
 
 The Role of Government in Promoting Green Logistics
 
  • Objectives of public policy on sustainable logistics.
  • Policy measures.
  • Reducing freight transport intensity.
  • Shifting freight to greener transport modes.
  • Improving vehicle utilization.
  • Increasing energy efficiency.
  • Cutting emissions relative to energy use.
  • Government-sponsored advisory and accreditation.

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