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.

Staples and Packsize win first place for sustainability from the World Packaging Organisation

Posted 06/23 · 12:08 PM · MMH Editorial
On-demand packaging system allows company to use 15% less corrugated used and 60% less void fill while improving less-than-full-case average cube utilization by 20%.

Omni-channel Retailing Creates New Challenges for Supply Chain Managers

Posted 06/10 · 08:16 AM · SCMR Editorial
A new report by Capgemini Consulting reveals industry views about the rapidly evolving retail landscape, including business challenges and opportunities.

Corrugated industry significantly improves environmental performance

Posted 06/04 · 09:56 AM · MMH Editorial
A new U.S. corrugated industry life cycle assessment (LCA) study shows a significant 32 percent reduction per unit in the industry's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions between 2006 and 2010.

Remanufacturing is key to growth in supply chain

Posted 06/03 · 07:24 AM · MMH Editorial
New APICS survey finds that remanufacturing and reverse logistics are no longer niche competencies

Apple’s Supply Chain May Steal Developer’s Thunder

Posted 06/02 · 12:29 PM · SCMR Editorial
This week opens Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. This is generally a forum to announce new products, but the company is also likely to build upon its recent advances in supply chain visibility

Crown Equipment joins panel at Sustainable Manufacturer Conference

Posted 05/21 · 09:43 AM · MMH Editorial
Intended for owners, plant managers, corporate executives, EHS managers and engineers, the conference will cover topics that equip attendees with information about executing and enhancing sustainable manufacturing operations.

Senate EPW Committee Signs Off On MAP-21 Reauthorization Act

Posted 05/16 · 10:48 AM · SCMR Editorial
Not long after the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works this week rolled out its version for new federal transportation authorization, entitled the MAP-21 Reauthorization Act (S. 2322), the bill received the blessing of the EPW committee with an unanimous vote

“Study of Studies” Examines the Successes and Shortcomings of NAFTA

Posted 05/08 · 03:56 PM · SCMR Editorial
The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) released a meta-analysis of research on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), revealing the state of knowledge about the landmark trade agreement’s impacts on trade, energy and the environment.
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Universal Robots to significantly expand production capacity

Posted 05/02 · 09:26 AM · MMH Editorial
Opening of new headquarters marks a sevenfold increase of company premises.

Pearson on Excellence: Lighting a sustainable supply chain fire under suppliers

Posted 05/01 · 07:00 AM · LM Editorial
A growing number of manufacturing companies are warming up to sustainability—taking aggressive steps to soften and shrink their environmental footprints. However, buy-in from those companies’ suppliers has been less encouraging.

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