Corpus ID: 19154336

Ecommerce in Rural Areas and Environmental Sustainability: The Last-Mile Delivery

@inproceedings{Huang2017EcommerceIR,
  title={Ecommerce in Rural Areas and Environmental Sustainability: The Last-Mile Delivery},
  author={Rui Huang},
  booktitle={WHICEB},
  year={2017}
}
  • Rui Huang
  • Published in WHICEB 2017
  • Business, Computer Science
Ecommerce models offer many benefits for business operations, such as convenience and easiness, decreased cost of inventory management, expanded customer base, enabled globalization and business analytics, etc. Virtual business models also promote sustainability by reducing energy and resource usage. Despite its pronounced benefits, ecommerce is still subject to challenges of environmental sustainability especially in rural areas. This research-in-progress study intends to better understand… Expand
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