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benefit to them. Figure 5 earlier explains the simple mechanism about profitability of recycling. (2) Increase in logistics efficiency versus increase in air pollution from transport activities Efficient logistics means movements of goods are completed and all the 7Rs of logistics are addressed. But, an efficient logistics may not address the environmental needs as it will be taking into consideration the amount of waste produced. (3) Global logistics planning versus local environmental degradation Global logistics planning looks at reducing total cost of the product that will include packaging, transportation and also delivery timing of the cargo.
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Logistics Environmental Management: International Laws, Convention and Relevant Standards ISO 14001 ISO 14001 emphasizes identifying and assessing environmental aspects and impacts. The major objective of the ISO 14001 series is to assist companies to continuously improve its environmental performance. Companies themselves are allowed to set their own targets and goals to achieve in creating a greener environment. Measurement and confirmation of the ISO standard applied in companies are carried out by independent bodies.
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Words of Wisdom In Malaysia environmental logistics is often left out of the equation. Most organizations value revenue and profitability more than the sustainability of the environment. It is our duty to save Mother Earth from further destruction. Let us plan for better routes, mode of transport and most importantly, plan to reduce carbon dioxide emission.
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