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The way in which current European packaging regulations affect the environment.

By Elias D Georgakoudis, Nicoleta S. Tipi and Colin Bamford

Abstract

This research focuses on the packaging sector in the global logistics market. It\ud seeks to evaluate the problems arising from trade barriers generated by the\ud implementation of regulations concerning packaging and reverse logistics. The\ud investigation includes an in-depth literature review relevant to the subject, an\ud analysis of current packaging laws and an evaluation of the trade barriers\ud resultant from their implementation. Personal interviews of multiple packaging\ud manufacturers and packaging users supported and strengthened this research.\ud The paper also includes the investigation of a specific supply chain, where\ud packaging acts as a significant factor for the individual companies that participate\ud within it

Topics: Q1, GE
Publisher: University of Nottingham Business School
Year: 2007
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.hud.ac.uk:7517

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