Logistics Sprawl in Timber Markets and its Impact on Freight Distribution Patterns in Metropolitan City of Delhi, India

Logistics sprawl is resulting in logistics and transport companies moving towards the periphery of the cities. This outward movement of logistics facility has brought about a change in the supply chains, patterns of distribution modes and freight distribution mileages which have resulted in an increased environmental impact. The present city Master Planning practices for planning freight facilities in metropolitan cities like Delhi in particular are insensitive to the changing trends of logistics sprawl and its impact on freight environment. The present paper is an attempt to study the phenomena of logistics sprawl in city of Delhi taking the case study of timber industry and assess its consequent impact.


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  • Accession Number: 01642364
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 27 2017 10:05AM