INCREASING THE USE OF GREEN LOGISTICS PRACTICES IN TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS ORGANIZATIONS
Keywords:green logistics, barriers of green logistics, principles of green logistics, increased applicability of green logistics principles, environmental protection, transport and logistics companies
In the transport and logistics sector, to achieve sustainable development, companies should ensure not only economic growth, but also combine their activities with environmental, social and economic factors. To achieve this goal, companies apply the practices of green logistics. Despite the advantages of the logistics sector, the strong growth of the country's freight traffic is a major concern, leading to the increasing environmental impact of logistics operations, increasing carbon dioxide emissions, noise, consumption of natural resources, waste generation, etc. Therefore, there is a need to take into account emerging environmental challenges, to pay more and more attention to sustainability issues and to use green logistics principles more actively. The object of this study is the increased applicability of the practices of green logistics. This study is intended to reveal obstacle to implement green practices and practices of green logistics applicable in the transport and logistics sector.