SNF: Incentives for Sustainability in Logistics SNF - Research Project: “Design of Interorganizational Incentive Models for Sustainability Management of Logistics Service Providers” Motivation and Challenges Against the background of increasing governmental regulations and requirements as well as societal debates on climate change, the interest of companies in sustainability management grows steadily. Transportation and logistics processes offer large potentials for innovative and sustainable activities, but are rarely considered in sustainability management of manufacturers. Key challenges for manufacturers: The Logistics industry has developed a strong opportunistic and resistant perspective on sustainability management Interorganizational collaborations bear behavioral uncertainties with regard to sustainability performance Therefore, shippers demand for solutions to reduce behavioral uncertainties by the implementation of adequate incentive models Project Proposal Central to our research are industrial relationships between manufacturing companies and logistics service providers (LSP). The research project aims at giving recommendations on the design of incentive models for sustainability management of LSP in order to enable and motivate LSP to behave in a way that sustainability performance goals of shippers are fulfilled. Methodology 1. Phase: Explorative Case Studies 2. Phase: System Dynamics Modeling Timeline 01.04.2010 - 31.07.2011 Interested? If you are interested in the research project please contact Nicole Kudla (Nicole.firstname.lastname@example.org, +41 71 224 7287) Further information on the additional study can be found on the following link.