Value creation through sustainable supplier management in maritime transport
- Michele Acciaro
- Britta Langer
Langer, Britta and Michele Acciaro. (2019): “Value creation through sustainable supplier management in maritime transport”, Paper presented at: workshop on environmental challenges in the shipping industry — Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. January 14-15, 2019.
The article focuses on inter-firm relationships and value creation when discussing business models for sustainable maritime transport. The piece concludes that vertically integrated liner shipping companies can create value by applying higher quality standards, conducting business in a sustainable way and applying sustainable sourcing strategies.