Supply chain coordination in industrial symbiosis

Gabor Herczeg, Renzo Akkerman, Michael Zwicky Hauschild

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    Abstract

    Industrial symbiosis (IS) is a form of supply chain cooperation in industrial networks in order to achieve collective benefits by leveraging each other’s by-products and sharing services and utilities. This paper investigates the concept of IS from the perspective of supply chain coordination (SCC). For this purpose a theoretical framework is built based on SCC aspects, which is subsequently used to analyze a case study. We conclude that research is scant on operational issues and trade-offs as well as on challenges in terms of logistical integration. Also small-scale examples are barely studied or modeled.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 20th International EurOMA Conference
    Number of pages10
    PublisherEuropean Operations Management Association
    Publication date2013
    Article numberSCM-19
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    Event20th International EurOMA Conference - Dublin, Ireland
    Duration: 7 Jun 201312 Jun 2013
    Conference number: 20
    http://www.euroma2013.org/

    Conference

    Conference20th International EurOMA Conference
    Number20
    Country/TerritoryIreland
    CityDublin
    Period07/06/201312/06/2013
    Internet address

    Keywords

    • Industrial symbiosis
    • Supply chain management
    • Sustainable development

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