Toyota Motor European (TME) Sustainable Logistics: An Example to Brazil
Authors: Camila Papa Lopes – Unisantos – email@example.com Av. Monteiro Lobato 520 – São Vicente – 55-13-9119-1183
Dr. Getulio Kazue Akabane – Unisantos – firstname.lastname@example.org Rua Dr. Carvalho de Mendonça 144 – Santos – 55-11-99787520
Prof. Washington Luiz Pereira Soares – Unisantos – email@example.com Dr. Carvalho de Mendonça 144 – Santos – 55-13-97817942
Prof. Rafael Mateus Barreto – Unisantos – firstname.lastname@example.org Rua Dr. Carvalho de Mendonça 144 – Santos – 55 – 13-97408776
POMS 21st Annual Conference Vancouver, Canada May 7 to May 10, 2010
Abstract This paper analyzes the Toyota Motor European (TME) sustainable logistics as a concept can be used in Brazilian operations as part of supply chain strategies. Sustainable logistics targets ecoefficiency achieved by management of all processes in the chain that focuses on customer service level, which involves from raw materials to product delivery to customers through design, procurement, production, distribution, use, reuse and disposal, including aspects such as reduction of time and resources, costs and environmental impacts. The results show that Toyota’s example means the improvement of Brazilian logistics operations in a business environment of rapid growth and changes, and makes possible a great reflection on business logistics practices in this country. Thus it is possible to conclude that sustainable logistics makes for easy pro-active monitoring of business management, which is key to achieving a high level of sustainable performance in logistic operations. Keywords: Sustainable Logistics. Environment. Automakers. Toyota Motor European.
Introduction This paper identifies the sustainable logistics as a concept can be used in companies to make own strategies of supply chain management in case of Toyota Motor European (TME). To Hitchcock and Willard (2008),
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