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RLMT645 - Advanced Green Logistics

Course Details

Course Code: RLMT645 Course ID: 4324 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course examines the organization, planning, and controlling of recycling, reclaimed materials, and reclaim centers projects that are designated as Green. The student is provided practical knowledge on Green project planning, managing Green project scope, and sustainment and environmental risk management.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (LO):

LO-1 Distinguish between green logistics and reverse logistics as well as the role each play within the transportation and logistics field.

LO-2 Illustrate the components of sustainable logistics within green logistics and its three components to include social, environment, and the economy.

LO-3 Compare the environmental impacts of transportation and logistics to include domestic and international systems.

LO-4 Assess how organizations can reduce their environmental footprint through the creation, development, and implementation of green processes through operational efficiencies and procedures.

LO-5 Analyze the economic impact of green logistics through the assessment and dissection of logistic systems and supply chains.

LO-6 Assess an organization’s green logistics processes using the cost and benefits of the program to support its success with verifiable facts and statistics.

LO-7 Explain the impact of green initiatives on society to include safety, health, etc. as well as the policies and guidelines that empower organizations to implement green logistics in their operations.

LO-8 Design a green logistics program for an organization.

NameGrade %
Forum Discussions 40.00 %
Week 1 Forum 5.00 %
Week 2 Forum 5.00 %
Week 3 Forum 5.00 %
Week 4 Forum 5.00 %
Week 5 Forum 5.00 %
Week 6 Forum 5.00 %
Week 7 Forum 5.00 %
Week 8 Forum 5.00 %
Written Papers 24.00 %
Week 2: Written Paper 8.00 %
Week 4: Written Paper 8.00 %
Week 6: Written Paper 8.00 %
Final Exam 10.00 %
Week 8: Final Exam (Essay) 10.00 %
Final Project 15.00 %
Week 7: Final Project 15.00 %
APA Quiz 3.00 %
Week 1: APA Quiz 3.00 %
Quizzes 8.00 %
Week 3: Quiz 4.00 %
Week 5: Quiz 4.00 %

Required Course Textbook:

McKinnon, A., Cullinane, S., Browne, M., & Whiteing, A. (2010). Green Logistics: Improving the environmental sustainability of logistics. London: Kogan Page.

(2006). Decoupling the environmental impacts of transport from economic growth. Paris OECD.

E-book can be found in the Online Library

Product ID: 184173

eBook ISBN: 9789264027138

ISBN: 9789264027121

Required Readings:

Anderson, T. L., & J, B. G. (2001). It isn't easy being green: Environmental policy implications for foreign policy, international law, and sovereignty. Chicago Journal of International Law, 2(2), 427-427-445. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/237215868?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online Library)

Bearth, D. P. (2008). Finding profit in green logistics. Transport Topics, (3776), S4-S4,S12-S13. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/210776545?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online Library)

Bowman, R.J. (2010). Rough seas on the voyage to sustainability. Supply Chain Brain. Retrieved from http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/headline-news/single-article/article/rough-seas-on-the-voyage-to-sustainability/ (News article can be found at the URL provided)

Carter, C. R., & Jennings, M. M. (2004). The role of purchasing in corporate social responsibility: A structural equation analysis. Journal of Business Logistics, 25(1), 145-145-186. Retrieved fromhttp://search.proquest.com/docview/212664414?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online Library)

Engel, R. (2008). Going green with reverse logistics. EE Times Design. Retrieved from http://www.eetimes.com/design/smart-energy-design/4013545/Going-green-with-reverse-logistics

(Article can be found at the URL provided)

Greenhouse gas emissions standards and fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty engines and vehicles. (2010). United States, Lanham: Federal Information & News Dispatch, Inc. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/814778713?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online Library)

Ho, Y., Lin, C., & Chiang, S. (2009). Organizational determinants of green innovation implementation in the logistics industry. International Journal of Organizational Innovation (Online), 2(1), 3-3-12. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/194695205?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online Library)

Lin, C., & Ho, Y. (2011). Determinants of green practice adoption for logistics companies in china. Journal of Business Ethics, 98(1), 67-67-83. doi:10.1007/s10551-010-0535-9 (Article can be found in the online Library)

Lorman, T., & Dhar, N. (2001). Air force serves as the lead agency for a joint group on pollution prevention initiative to "green" support equipment. Logistics Spectrum, 35(2), 19-19-23. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/195311787?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online Library)

Mollenkopf, D., Stolze, H., Tate, W. L., & Ueltschy, M. (2010). Green, lean, and global supply chains. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 40(1), 14-14-41. doi:10.1108/09600031011018028 (Article can be found in the online Library)

Murphy, P. R., & Poist, R. F. (2003). Green perspectives and practices: A "comparative logistics" study. Supply Chain Management, 8(2), 122-122-131. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/216864832?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online Library)

Murphy, P. R., & Poist, R. F. (2000). Green logistics strategies: An analysis of usage patterns. Transportation Journal, 40(2), 5-5-16. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/204594194?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online Library)

Murphy, P. R., Poist, R. F., & Braunschweig, C. D. (1996). Green logistics: Comparative views of environmental progressives, moderates, and conservatives. Journal of Business Logistics, 17(1), 191-191-211. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/212596065?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online library)

Rao, P., & Holt, D. (2005). Do green supply chains lead to competitiveness and economic performance?International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 25(9), 898-898-916. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/232354804?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online Library)

Rodrigue, J-P et al. (2009)The Geography of Transport Systems, Hofstra University, Department of Global Studies & Geography, http://people.hofstra.edu/geotrans. (Chapters can be found at the URLs listed below)

  • http://people.hofstra.edu/geotrans/eng/ch8en/appl8en/ch8a4en.html
  • http://people.hofstra.edu/geotrans/eng/ch8en/conc8en/ch8c4en.html
  • http://people.hofstra.edu/geotrans/eng/ch8en/conc8en/ch8c1en.html
  • http://people.hofstra.edu/geotrans/eng/ch8en/conc8en/ch8c2en.html
  • http://people.hofstra.edu/geotrans/eng/ch8en/meth8en/ch8m1en.html

Sarkis, J., Meade, L. M., & Talluri, S. (2004). E-logistics and the natural environment. Supply Chain Management,9(3), 303-303-312. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/216861458?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online library)

Shaw, S., Grant, D. B., & Mangan, J. (2010). Developing environmental supply chain performance measures.Benchmarking, 17(3), 320-320-339. doi:10.1108/14635771011049326 (Article can be found in the online library)

Shrivastava, P. (1995). Environmental technologies and competitive advantage. Strategic Management Journal (1986-1998), 16, 183-183. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/231078690?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online Library)

Supply Chain Brain (2008). Supply chain footprints are here to stay. Retrieved from http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/headline-news/single-article/article/supply-chain-carbon-footprints-are-here-to-stay/(News article can be found at the URL provided)

Supply Chain Brain (2010). Care of the environment. Retrieved from http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/headline-news/single-article/article/care-of-the-environment/(News article can be found at the URL provided)

Szymankiewicz, J. (1993). Going green: The logistics dilemma. Journal of Enterprise Information Management,6(3), 36-36. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/220028831?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online Library)

Tibben-Lembke, R., & Rogers, D. S. (2002). Differences between forward and reverse logistics in a retail environment. Supply Chain Management, 7(5), 271-271-282. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/216860871?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online Library)

van Hoek, R.,I. (1999). From reversed logistics to green supply chains. Supply Chain Management, 4(3), 129-129. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/216860683?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online Library)

Wilson, D. (2009). Green and sustainable logistics. Dairy Foods, 110(8), 86-86. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/215365480?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online Library)

Wilson, M. P., & Schwarzman, M. R. (2009). Toward a new U.S. chemicals policy: Rebuilding the foundation to advance new science, green chemistry, and environmental health. Environmental Health Perspectives, 117(8), 1202-1202-9. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/222650756?accountid=8289 (Article can be found in the online Library)

Websites:

In addition to the required course text and supplemental materials, the following public domain Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.

Site Name

Website URL/Address

The OWL at Purdue

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

APA Style Homepage

http://www.apastyle.org/index.aspx

The Geography of Transport Systems

http://people.hofstra.edu/geotrans/

Green Logistics

http://www.greenlogistics.org/

Global Change

http://www.globalchange.com/

Supply Chain Brain

http://www.supplychainbrain.com

Your Guide to a Sustainable Supply Change

http://www.sustainablelogistics.org/

Book Title:Green Logistics: Improving the Environmental Sustainability of Logistics, 3rd ed.
ISBN:9780749471859
Publication Info:Kogan Page
Author:McKinnon, Browne, Whiteing and Piecyk
Unit Cost:$61.40

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.