11. Reducing Pollution Through Green Logistics

Prepared By:Tom McNamaraESC Rennes School of Business

Erika MarsillacOld Dominion University

Managing a cargo container facility can be a herculean task. Worrying about inbound and outbound logistics, cargo and ground transport coordination, health and safety concerns...whew! And those are just a few of the many challenges facing facility managers. There is a nearly constant demand for greater operational efficiencies, and combined with having to pay strict attention to the bottom line, operators must look for improvements in terminal planning and management wherever they can find them. Even slight increases in performance can go a long way toward improving the underlying competitiveness of a port ...

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