Future scenarios 2030 - The impact on logistics and the contribution to a sustainable development

Christian W. Flotzinger (Speaker), Hannelore Hofmann-Prokopczyk (Speaker), Starkl, F. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Description

Internationalisation of markets in closing intensity of competition, extended requirements to quality and service levels as well as the individualisation of demand can be seen as the main actual and future challenges. In order to deal with emerging trends and developments it is essential that political and economical leaders are aware of micro and macro economical issues and the potential contribution of logistics as a discipline.. For this reason the Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology, Department Integrated Transport Management and Logistics, asked Logistikum, to creating and analysing future scenarios of the contribution of logistics to an economic system and as a consequence to formulate strategic recommendations and policies for a sustainable development in a holistic approach. This study is carried out considering the three dimensions of sustainable development, i.e. ecologic, economic and social aspects. Actually the study is in progress however, the final results will be certainly available in April 2008.
Period21 Aug 2008
Event titleSOLE 2008 - Logistics Transformation and the Global Economy: null
Event typeConference
LocationOrlando, United States