Sustainable Logistics

Degree programs: MSc Management, MSc Logistics & SCM

This module takes an interdisciplinary perspective on the subject, incorporating elements of logistics management, economics, engineering, and climate science. The topics include the definitions, principles, and concepts of sustainability; the environmental effects of logistics-related activities; measuring and costing environmental impact; the development of green logistics strategies and frameworks; and targets for environmental improvement. The students will also learn about energy use in logistics, city logistics, waste management, and reverse logistics, as well as the government’s role in promoting green logistics practices and logistics systems’ adaptation to climate change.

Course offered by:

Prof. Alan C. McKinnon, PhD