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Analyzing Sustainability Issues in Urban Logistics in the Context of Growth of E-Commerce

Siegfried, Patrick and Michel, Alex and Tänzler, Jan and Zhang, John Jiyuan (2021): Analyzing Sustainability Issues in Urban Logistics in the Context of Growth of E-Commerce. Published in: Journal of Social Sciences , Vol. 4, No. 1 (2 June 2021): pp. 6-11.

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Abstract

E-commerce has been keeping fast increasing worldwide since beginning of the 21st century. While rapid growth of e-commerce, parcel shipping is a booming business [1]. However, how to handle with many hard-to-solve sustainability issues of transport in urban areas, is becoming a serious challenge for urban logistic sector and numerous stakeholders. The sustainability issues contain the problems of air pollution, congestion, and sub-contractors. This paper reported those issues in the context of growth of e-commerce and analyzed their efforts on the sustainable urban logistics development.

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