Even “climate change” skeptics should assess logistical risk
According to research published recently by CDP and Accenture, companies are increasingly recognizing climate risk in their supply chains. But investment in emissions reductions programs is going down.
Logistics in the NewsState of Logistics 2016: Pursue mutual benefit Truckload and intermodal pricing declines remain in effect for July, says Cass and Avondale report UPS announces efficiency gains in U.S. to Canada shipping times Panjiva reports import growth is back on track in July AAR reports carload and intermodal declines for week ending August 13 More Logistics News
Logistics Resource5 Catalysts to Outsource Logistics Today’s consumer-driven retail strategies are making it more difficult than ever to run an efficient, cost-effective supply chain. Consider the following five challenges that supply chain leaders will have to overcome in order to be effective in coming years – and why these challenges are acting as catalysts to engage with third-party logistics providers for supply chain expertise.
Does “regulatory uncertainty” discourage corporate investment in sustainable supply chains? When it comes to addressing climate risk, a new study suggests that the answer is yes.
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About the AuthorPatrick Burnson, Executive Editor Patrick Burnson is executive editor for Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review magazines and web sites. Patrick is a widely-published writer and editor who has spent most of his career covering international trade, global logistics, and supply chain management. He lives and works in San Francisco, providing readers with a Pacific Rim perspective on industry trends and forecasts. You can reach him directly at [email protected]
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