Greening the Automotive Supply Chain

Greening the Automotive Supply Chain

Miti Garg (The Logistics Institute – Asia Pacific, Singapore)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2625-6.ch091
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The word “green” today connotes less environmentally destructive practises that minimize damage to the environment and decrease the side- effects of modern day living. The challenges of modern day automotive supply chain management and logistics as well as green technology adoption have grown manifold in today’s profit-driven automotive industry. A few of these challenges are explored for- Jiangxi Chuaxing Hau Autos Co. Ltd., one of China’s growing automobile manufacturers and for Toyota, the world’s largest automaker in the following case studies.
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Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM) an upcoming field of academic research and has attracted the attention of industrialists, government and academicians alike. To achieve green supply chain management in the automotive sector, the government as well as large multinationals are pursuing these goals aggressively through legislation and by adopting best-in-class green practices.

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