Sustainability of logistics and supply chain operations through Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives

Benjamin Bvepfepfe

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So much pressure abounds for supply chains to deliver goods and services in the right quantity, quality, to the right place and at the right time and least cost possible. It is an acceptable fact that supply chain operations, local or global, face numerous unforeseen challenges that expose them to ineffective and inefficient performance. It is evident that organisations that manage environmental, social and economic risks are better positioned to deliver sustainable supply chain operations. The next generation of supply chain management should not be comfortable with the old adage of out-of-sight out-of-mind behaviour as this presents an unacceptable reputational risk level to the sustainability of logistics business operations.


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Corporate sustainability, corporate Social Responsibility, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Risks, Environmental, Social, Competitive Advantage. Sustainability, Corporate Reputation.

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