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.

At ISM 2015, Innovation and Sustainability Are Front and Center

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.

Pearson on Excellence: Sustainable supply chains can give companies a triple advantage

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.

Packsize wins Edison Award for on-demand packaging machine

Posted 04/28 · 11:45 AM · MMH Editorial
The winning machine produces the right-sized box for every product as needed.

Ocean Carrier and Terminal Ops Collaboration Remain Key Concern for Supply Chain Managers

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.

The Boston Consulting Group Issues “Reality Check” for Container Lines

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).
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Navis World 2015 Examines Complexity of Port and Terminal Operations

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.

Whole Foods CEO says purpose-driven companies thrive

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.

“Wind Vessels” now in beta

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.
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Eco-efficient “Wind Vessel” Now in Development

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.
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BSR’s “Sustainability”  Report Addresses Climate Change for Supply Chain Managers

Posted 01/27 · 10:16 AM · SCMR Editorial
New standards and maturing market approaches provide tools to manage some of the biggest uncertainties and trade-offs of alternative fuels.
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