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.

Green logistics: UPS expands Carbon Neutral shipping program

Posted 07/19 · 08:29 AM · LM Editorial
As a follow-up to a sustainability push launched last October, UPS recently announced it is expanding its Carbon Neutral shipping program to 35 countries and territories throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
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CAPS launches new service center

Posted 07/14 · 09:36 AM · MMH Editorial
The new Southern California Reusable Shipping Container Service Center will support and manage steady West Coast growth.

Sustainability and the green supply chain: Crescent/Stonco and energy efficiency

Posted 07/12 · 06:11 PM · MMH Editorial
Get a new lease on lighting, lower your utility bills and polish your green bona-fides. Crescent/Stonco, a provider of industrial lighting solutions, is tapping into that convergence with something the company calls the Stonco Warehouse Energy Program.

Stories Behind the State of Logistics Report

Posted 06/30 · 08:05 AM · SCMR Editorial
The big picture numbers in this year’s report such as total logistics costs, inventory levels, and carrier capacities all dropped sharply. Yet this was not totally unexpected given that 2009 was only marginally better than 2008, another tough year for companies in just about every business sector. But the real story on partnering and collaboration lie behind the numbers.

Supply Chain Management: Getting China to Get Greener

Posted 06/29 · 07:00 AM · LM Editorial
BSR’new report, “Unlocking Energy Efficiency in China: A Guide to Partnering with Suppliers,” provides an outline for how leading companies can overcome these obstacles and launch supply chain energy-efficiency programs in China.
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EPA may be going too far too fast?

Posted 06/13 · 10:52 PM · SCMR Editorial
Among those supply chain groups resisting the latest greenhouse gasses legislation is the The National Association of Manufacturers.

State of Logistics 2010: Business logistics costs fall 18.2 percent

Posted 06/09 · 11:55 AM · SCMR Editorial
Business logistics costs fell to a record low of 7.7 percent of Gross Domestic Product last year, compared with 9.3 percent of GDP in 2008, according to a new annual benchmark report issued Wednesday.

Supply Chain Management: U.S. manufacturers challenge EPA mandate

Posted 06/08 · 09:07 AM · SCMR Editorial
The National Association of Manufacturers has filed a petition in federal appeals court challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) latest interpretation of the so-called “Johnson Memo."

Motors: Taking control of materials handling; flexibility and energy efficiency

Posted 06/02 · 09:56 AM · MMH Editorial
Some of the best new ideas in automated materials handling are the result of better motors, drives and controls. Here’s what you need to know.

Infrastructure: The Key to a Greener Supply Chain

Posted 05/21 · 09:03 AM · SCMR Editorial
Expanding into emerging markets is core to almost every major manufacturer’s growth strategy. As the global greening trend accelerates, companies should retool their supply chain infrastructures in order to keep up.

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