Research on Site Selection of Low Carbon Distribution Centers Under “New Retail”

  • Yong WangEmail author
  • Pei-lin Zhang
  • Qian Lu
  • Daniel Tesfamariam Semere
  • Xin Li
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1126)


The “Internet +” era, the new retail model will lead the future of business trends. Combining with the characteristics of the development of the new retail industry, from the perspective of carbon emissions, we will focus on the analysis of carbon emission costs and the impact of adding businesses to enterprises, governments or the society. According to the scholar’s decision on the location of distribution center, it mainly involves the construction cost of distribution center and the increase of carbon emission cost model for comparative analysis. By comparing the total cost of social, commercial and government, and provide a basis for positioning decisions.


New retail Low-carbon Distribution center location Sustainability 



This project is supported by Key Projects of CAST (China Association of Science and Technology) Project (2018CASTQNJL33); Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (2019-JL-008); MOE Project of Humanities and Social Sciences (14YJCZH154); WTBU Academic Team (XSTD2015004).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yong Wang
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Pei-lin Zhang
    • 1
  • Qian Lu
    • 3
  • Daniel Tesfamariam Semere
    • 2
  • Xin Li
    • 4
  1. 1.School of TransportationWuhan University of TechnologyWuhanChina
  2. 2.Department of Production EngineeringKTH Royal Institute of TechnologyStockholmSweden
  3. 3.Department of PlanningPuren HospitalWuhanChina
  4. 4.School of LogisticsWuhan Technology and Business UniversityWuhanChina

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