Analyzing the environmental impact of transportation in reengineered supply chains: a case study from a leather upholstery company

Devrim Yazan, Antonio Messeni Petruzzelli, Vito Albino

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Abstract

This paper examines the impact of process disaggregation and specialization on the environmental performance of the supply chain of a leather upholstery company. An enterprise input–output model that relates geographical information with production processes and transportation routes is developed. The current and a reengineered supply chain of a leather upholstery company are compared under different spatial configurations. The reengineered chain results in more adverse environmental impacts although financially better for the company in part because traffic almost doubles in the reengineered system.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)335-340
JournalTransportation research. Part D: Transport and environment
Volume16
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • METIS-279259
  • Environmental performance of supply chains
  • Transportation environmental impacts
  • Supply chain reengineering
  • IR-101377

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