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.

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.

Trade among Asia nations may transform global supply chain

Posted 10/20 · 08:37 AM · LM Editorial
While U.S. shippers have yet to measure Intra-Asia trade will have on their sourcing strategies, one prominent ocean liner executive maintains that it will be significant
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Packaging Product: Inflatable truck dunnage bags secure loads in transit

Posted 10/19 · 03:50 AM · MMH Editorial
For bracing trailer loads to avoid damage from shifting, Air-Lock truck dunnage bags offer a sustainable, security-sensitive solution.

Energy sector’s supply chain faces new challenges

Posted 10/17 · 07:43 PM · SCMR Editorial
Manufacturers and members of the nation's supply chain community welcomed the news last week that the Department of Interior’s would be ending the offshore drilling moratorium in the Gulf Coast region
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Warehousing Efficiency and Effectiveness in the Supply Chain Process

Posted 10/15 · 11:54 AM · SCMR Editorial
Part 3 in our series on "Back to Basics - Managing The Basic Supply Chain Functions." Warehousing Efficiency and Effectiveness in the Supply Chain Process - Where Are We Now? What’s Next? This article will address “back to the basics” that are fundamental for warehouses to achieve both efficiency and effectiveness in supply chains, and provide some perspective on current challenges and the future.

Warehouse/DC: Petco strengthens the DC network

Posted 10/15 · 09:55 AM · MMH Editorial
With its new DC, the pet retailer has reduced its handling costs, bolstered its green transportation initiatives, and fortifies its overall distribution network—all while providing room to grow.

Transportation Decision-Making in an Integrated Supply Chain

Posted 10/08 · 10:27 AM · SCMR Editorial
Part 2 in our series on "Back to Basics - Managing The Basic Supply Chain Functions." This article addresses the key decision levels that need to be addressed for transportation to make its greatest impact in the integrated supply chain. These levels address long-term decisions, lane operations, choice of mode or carrier, and dock level operations.

Managing The Basic Supply Chain Functions

Posted 10/01 · 09:47 AM · SCMR Editorial
Supply Chain Management Review introduces a new series called “Back to Basics.” It’s a look into how excellence in the core logistics and supply chain activities leads to overall business success. The articles in this six-part series are written by educators from the University of Tennessee, one of the foremost schools in supply chain education. Each week the series focuses on a different supply chain competency; transportation, warehousing, sourcing and procurement, returns management, post-sales service, and partnership and collaboration.

New challenges for growing the nation’s “cold chain”

Posted 09/30 · 06:28 PM · SCMR Editorial
When it comes to ensuring sustainable and safe transport of food and medicine, a single unified vision is required

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