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.

Diesel prices remain above $3 per gallon mark despite sequential decline

Posted 11/23 · 07:39 AM · LM Editorial
While the price per gallon of diesel fuel remains above the $3 mark there has been a fair amount of fluctuation in recent weeks, according to data from the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Ports of LA/Long Beach update Clean Air Action plan

Posted 11/22 · 10:34 PM · LM Editorial
In a unique regional act of cooperation, harbor commissioners from Los Angeles and Long Beach came together for a special joint session yesterday, approving a new version of the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan
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Distribution doing good at Boston Food Bank

Posted 11/22 · 09:08 PM · MMH Editorial
In its new 117,000 square foot distribution center, The Greater Boston Food Bank is applying materials and information handling best practices to feed more than 83,000 people from underserved communities each week.

The opportunity of the green supply chain

Posted 11/19 · 04:47 AM · MMH Editorial
We're schizophrenic on green, and that's an opportunity for our industry

National intermodal policy must drive rail plan, say educators

Posted 11/17 · 08:50 AM · SCMR Editorial
In its comments on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s “National Rail Plan,” prominent supply chain educators have taken issue with several objectives

UPS, IDC survey looks cites cost concerns as biggest supply chain factor

Posted 11/12 · 01:25 PM · MMH Editorial
Manufacturing respondents say meeting customer expectations is their biggest business concern regarding reverse logistics.

UPS, IDC survey cites cost concerns as biggest supply chain factor

Posted 11/12 · 12:32 PM · LM Editorial
A wide-ranging survey published by UPS and IDC Manufacturing Insights based on interviews with senior-level supply chain, operations, logistics, and distribution executives at 125 high-tech companies found that taking care of the bottom line is imperative when looking back at the lessons learned from the Great Recession.

BSR study shows supply chain’s sustainable practices are key

Posted 11/12 · 12:27 PM · MMH Editorial
“When the recession hit with full force two years ago, we urged our members to stick with sustainability as a key to achieving long-term business success,” said BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer.
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The Many Benefits of Supply Chain Collaboration

Posted 11/12 · 10:59 AM · SCMR Editorial
Part 7 in our series on "Back to Basics - "The Many Benefits of Supply Chain Collaboration." This article explains how Supply Chain Collaboration benefits extend beyond improved efficiency and effectiveness to include helping all the supply chain members meet customer demands, grow markets, and increase competitive market share.

Sustainable procurement practices good for business and society

Posted 11/10 · 12:53 PM · SCMR Editorial
Company sustainability ratings are proliferating as the environmental, social, and governance agenda steadily migrates from the margins to the mainstream of capital, procurement, and consumer markets

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