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 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).
Posted 03/31 · 09:15 AM · SCMR Editorial
Despite great strides in mechanization and technology, many U.S. ports and terminals remain challenged by political conflicts, internecine competition, and internal communication issues.
Posted 03/24 · 10:36 AM · MMH Editorial
The companies that will flourish in the face of rapid change and tough competition are those driven by a higher sense of purpose and that practice what’s best for their employees, suppliers, customers and other stakeholders, said John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, at Tuesday’s keynote address.
Posted 03/11 · 03:21 PM · LM Editorial
LadeAS, led by legendary speed sailor, Terje Lade, has introduced “Vindskip,” (or “wind ship”) designed to take advantage of the wind for propulsion, along with advance computer technology enabling weather forecasting and route optimization.
Posted 03/10 · 08:05 AM · SCMR Editorial
While Maersk and a few other innovative titans of the ocean carrier industry are at work developing more fuel-efficient and “greener” vessels for the future, the most striking plan to date has come from a Oslo, Norway where a ship design company is incorporating aerodynamics for its beta model.