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.

Seaports and ocean carriers pursue sustainable goals

Posted 11/09 · 06:11 AM · SCMR Editorial
“Beyond the Factory Gates: Extending Sustainability into the Logistics and Transportation Sector,” proved to be one of the more compelling panel discussions at last week’s BSR conference in New York.

BSR study shows supply chain’s sustainable practices are key

Posted 11/08 · 03:00 PM · SCMR Editorial
Despite continuing uncertainty about the world’s economy, most survey respondents embrace CSR/sustainability as part of their core strategies and operations in the next five years
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The Service Side of Supply Chain Management

Posted 11/08 · 09:26 AM · SCMR Editorial
Part 6 in our seven-part series on "Back to Basics - Managing The Basic Supply Chain Functions." The Service Side of Supply Chain Management - Service traditionally has been viewed as part of the market offering. However, by thinking of supply chain management services in this way, we are focusing on service as a noun, we need to think of service as a verb. This concept is known as service dominant logic.

Reverse Logistics - Effective Returns Management in an Integrated Supply Chain

Posted 10/29 · 08:38 AM · SCMR Editorial
Part 5 in our series on "Back to Basics - Managing The Basic Supply Chain Functions."Effective Returns Management in an Integrated Supply Chain." Returns management should no longer be the ugly step-child of the supply chain. Rather, effective returns management can improve a firm’s profitability, enhance customer relationships, and be an essential part of an integrated supply chain management strategy.

Multinationals can exert influence on sustainable supply chain

Posted 10/29 · 08:32 AM · SCMR Editorial
Eyefortransport’s 4th Sustainable Supply Chain Summit in San Francisco examined some of the more challenging aspects of “corporate responsibility” and outsourcing this week
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Profitable Sufficiency

Posted 10/26 · 08:27 AM · LM Editorial
Does an emerging business model of “blended value” offer sufficient and sustainable profits?

Transportation news: Diesel prices slip but remain above the $3 per gallon mark

Posted 10/26 · 07:57 AM · LM Editorial
The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline remained above the $3 per gallon for the fourth straight week, according to data released this week by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. For the week of October 25, the EIA reported that that the average price per gallon of diesel fuel is $3.067 per gallon, a 0.6 cent decline from the week of October 18

Packaging Product: Multipacker reduces packaging waste

Posted 10/25 · 04:46 AM · MMH Editorial
The continuous motion Tritium multipacker includes the RoboWand programmable path wrapping section for enhanced versatility, ease of changeover, and finished product quality.

Logistics business: The EU must work in harmony to achieve green supply chain

Posted 10/22 · 06:15 AM · SCMR Editorial
John Pattullo, CEO of CEVA Logistics today appealed to the industry to work together to establish global standards for sustainable logistics during the 27th German Logistics Congress in Berlin

A Primer on Sourcing and Procurement in an Integrated Supply Chain

Posted 10/21 · 03:01 PM · SCMR Editorial
Part 4 in our series on "Back to Basics - Managing The Basic Supply Chain Functions." A Primer on Sourcing and Procurement in an Integrated Supply Chain - The task of sourcing and procurement professionals is to find an effective means to balance the demands of both internal and external customers with economic considerations while taking into account the potential for supply disruption and technological change.

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