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Subway's effort aimed at "greening" the supply chain

1. Is Subway's effort aimed at "greening" the supply chain compatible with "bottom line" objectives? (Explain)

2. Describe the major logistics strategies and tactics associated with Subway's approach for aligning logistics operations with environmental initiatives.

3. Assess the transferability of Subway's logistics plan applied to other businesses within and outside the food sector.

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1. Is Subway's effort aimed at "greening" the supply chain compatible with "bottom line" objectives? (Explain)
Subway's efforts that are aimed at "greening" the supply chain are compatible with "bottom line" objectives in several ways. In general each of the measures related to energy efficiency, resource conservation, and waste reduction reduce the costs of Subway. If there is energy efficiency, there will be less energy used so lower costs will be incurred. Similarly, if there is resource consideration, there will be less energy used so there will be lower costs, similarly food safety measures that Subway's will help avoid law suits for poisoning and will lower the costs of Subway's.
Similarly, if the supplier manufacturing footprints reduce energy consumption, the cost of supplies will go down and help the bottom line of Subway. In particular if green logistics of Subway reduces miles, improves asset ...

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Subway's effort aimed at "greening" the supply chainis discussed very comprehensively in this explanation..

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