Latest news and insight on how logistics, transportation, port, and supply chain organizations are implementing sustainable practices in an effort to become better stewards of the environment.
Posted 07/01 · 12:18 PM · MMH Editorial
More than 30 leading suppliers of reusable products and services will be available in the Reusable Packaging Pavilion. The exhibitors include manufacturers, material suppliers, providers of washing and other specialty equipment, and service providers of reusable packaging systems and solutions.
Posted 07/01 · 10:54 AM · SCMR Editorial
If businesses are to resolve their supply chain talent shortages, the supply chain profession has an obligation and an opportunity to develop its members in ways that go well beyond technical proficiency. Specifically, supply chain leaders must find ways to build soft skills in their current employees—skills such as clear communication and emotional intelligence that will help improve job performance and deepen employee engagement. Here are five soft skills that matter.
Posted 06/29 · 08:27 AM · SCMR Editorial
At last week’s annual supply chain conference – Connections 2015 – one of the more significant announcements was about an important alliance forged between SMC³ and our sister publication, Logistics Management.
Posted 06/02 · 08:43 AM · SCMR Editorial
Ethical Corporation – the nine year old London-based business intelligence company for sustainability – notes in a new report that supply chain management's role in sustainability is becoming more key to strategic growth for most global companies.
Posted 05/05 · 09:52 AM · MMH Editorial
Forget cost cutting. Innovation and sustainability are the most important factors in business today. The companies that get it right can still win in a flat economy, says ISM CEO Tom Derry.
Posted 05/05 · 09:48 AM · SCMR Editorial
Two words are driving procurement and supply chains, says ISM CEO Tom Derry: Innovation and sustainability. There are opportunities in a flat economy for the organizations that get them right.
Posted 05/01 · 08:00 AM · LM Editorial
In recent years, companies have nodded respectfully toward the concept of supply chain sustainability. Ethical supply chains have been seen as a “nice to have” rather than a “must have.” Now, however, the landscape has changed. Companies without responsible, ethical supply chain practices will begin losing their ability to grow and compete.
Posted 04/28 · 11:45 AM · MMH Editorial
The winning machine produces the right-sized box for every product as needed.
Posted 04/27 · 08:23 AM · SCMR Editorial
In this exclusive interview with Navis senior vice president, Andy Barrons, SCMR presents an overview of the recently-concluded Navis World 2015 in San Francisco.
Posted 04/14 · 08:40 AM · SCMR Editorial
Container lines must accelerate their internal-transformation efforts and extract more value from their alliances in order to restore profitability, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).