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.

Survey asks: Need for green or need for speed?

Posted 07/18 · 01:34 PM · MMH Editorial
Consumer preferences suggest businesses should reconsider chasing the Amazon model.

Ominchannel Shipping Blurs Lines Between 3PL and Forwarder

Posted 07/15 · 02:42 PM · SCMR Editorial
Citing the recent findings of the consultancy, Armstrong and Associates, this year’s 2015 State of Logistics report states that revenues for the 3PL sector rose 3.2 percent in 2013, much lower than the 5.9 percent growth a year ago.

Finance and Procurement: Ideal Partners

Posted 07/10 · 09:14 AM · SCMR Editorial
To maximize the total business impact that can be achieved with procurement and supply management, the supply management organization cannot work alone.

Lots of “Risky Business” when it comes to the intersection of the environment and the economy

Posted 06/25 · 01:51 PM · LM Editorial
A report cited how Henry Paulson, for U.S. Treasury Secretary, Michael Bloomberg, former Mayor of New York, and hedge-fund billionaire Tom Steyer banded together to issue a bipartisan report, entitled “Risky Business” that stresses the point that “climate change could cost the country billions of dollars over the next two decades,” and, as Paulson said in the article, “to depoliticize the climate change debate and instead focus on how it poses an economic threat to U.S. businesses.

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.

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