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 12/20 · 12:55 PM · SCMR Editorial
Jack Short, Secretary General of the International Transport Forum, the transport think tank at the OECD in Paris, believes that the agreement reached in Cancún will not increase pressure on the transport sector to reduce its CO2 emissions
Posted 12/20 · 11:00 AM · MMH Editorial
In the giving season, here's a look at how materials handling is giving back
Posted 12/16 · 11:30 AM · MMH Editorial
Lift truck maker receives sustainability award for third year in a row.
Posted 12/16 · 11:23 AM · MMH Editorial
Modern showcases environmentally-friendly materials handling products.
Posted 12/16 · 09:57 AM · MMH Editorial
In this climate, many materials handling companies are being increasingly socially responsible and are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint. In some cases, this means creating a greener product, in other cases it means a greener process and a sustainable working environment.
Posted 12/15 · 06:17 PM · SCMR Editorial
The Export-Import Bank of the United States has joined seven other U.S. Government agencies in launching a coordinated effort to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency exports, the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Export Initiative
Posted 12/15 · 01:37 PM · MMH Editorial
Although not new to the materials handling market, reusable plastic totes and containers are growing in use throughout many industries by addressing seven key challenges for users.
Posted 12/14 · 08:32 AM · LM Editorial
Diesel prices rose another 3.4 cents this week to $3.231 per gallon for the week of December 13, following a 3.5 cent bump for the week of December 6, according to data from the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted 12/08 · 04:41 PM · SCMR Editorial
Regardless of the outcomes of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 16) in Cancun, Mexico this month, businesses face increasing pressure to identify environmentally-sound alternatives for managing operations risks, particularly when it comes to the supply chain
Posted 12/08 · 09:31 AM · SCMR Editorial
Too many organizations take an informal approach to talent management, often dwelling on the tactical skills -- if they focus on anything at all