Lilyana Mihova – Univesity of Narional and World Economy, Students Town 1700 Sofia, Bulgaria

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.2020.135


4th International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2020 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Online/Virtual, September 3, 2020, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; ISBN 978-86-80194-30-1, ISSN 2683-4510

Abstract:

The sustainable development is very emerging topic in the last two decades. This global
trend has implications for the development of warehouse systems and technologies and the purpose of
this article is to reveal the impact of sustainable development on green logistics practices in warehouses
and the formation of sustainable warehouse systems. For this purpose, a literature reviews of sustainable
or “green” warehouse is made. Also, the impact of the warehouse on the environment during
the stages of construction and exploitation is researched. Other important issues concern the practices
and technologies used in the warehouse to reduce energy consumption and harmful emissions. Last
but not least a review of the legislative measures and certification methods for the construction and
design of sustainable warehouses is made. In conclusion the guidelines for the state of development of
sustainable logistics practices in warehousing in Bulgaria are given.

Keywords:

Sustainable warehouse, Green warehouse, Sustainable logistics practices.

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