Sustainable Warehousing has tremendous potential to achieve goals of sustainable development but it is not well-researched for its impact on environmental, social and economic dimensions of sustainability. The authors have examined both academic literature and industry publications to extract high level constructs and operational elements for a sustainable warehouse. Content analysis was used to identify and develop sustainable warehousing themes which were then rigorously tested against industry standards to ensure their validity and reliability. These constructs and elements led to the development of a 'sustainable warehousing model' that is then translated into best practices to achieve environmental quality, social well-being and economic value in a warehouse.
|Title of host publication||2013 International DSI and Asia Pacific DSI Conference proceedings|
|Editors||Albert E. Avery|
|Place of Publication||United States|
|Publisher||Decision Sciences Institute|
|Number of pages||28|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|
|Event||International Decision Sciences Institute Conference (12th : 2013) and Asia Pacific Decision Sciences Institute Conference (18th : 2013) - Bali, Indonesia|
Duration: 9 Jul 2013 → 13 Jul 2013
|Conference||International Decision Sciences Institute Conference (12th : 2013) and Asia Pacific Decision Sciences Institute Conference (18th : 2013)|
|Period||9/07/13 → 13/07/13|
- Content Analysis
- Best Practices
Amjed, T. W., & Harrison, N. J. (2013). A Model for sustainable warehousing: from theory to best practices. In A. E. Avery (Ed.), 2013 International DSI and Asia Pacific DSI Conference proceedings (pp. 1892-1919). United States: Decision Sciences Institute.