Filed in Sustainability
Friday, May 01, 2015
In recent years, companies have nodded respectfully toward the concept of supply chain sustainability. Ethical supply chains have been seen as a “nice to have” rather than a “must have.” Now, however, the landscape has changed. Companies without responsible, ethical supply chain practices will begin losing their ability to grow and compete.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Consumer preferences suggest businesses should reconsider chasing the Amazon model.
Thursday, May 01, 2014
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.
Friday, March 07, 2014
Continuing its focus on sustainability and fuel efficiency, UPS announced this week that it intends to make a $70 million investment to purchase 1,000 propane package delivery trucks, as well as install fueling stations at 50 of its locations.
Posted on 03/07 at 11:37 AM
Saturday, February 01, 2014
Warehouse and distribution center construction is making a comeback—and so is the desire to get back to green. Our facility design experts offer their take on the evolving benefits and share why sustainable design holds more value than ever.
Monday, January 27, 2014
Seaports across the nation are confronting one similar challenge: how to develop a sustainable strategy for distributing dredged materials.
Posted on 01/27 at 04:14 AM
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Surplus oil production capacity cushions oil prices from surging demand and unplanned outages or other disruptions in oil production and delivery, notes Derik Andreoli, Ph.D.c., senior analyst at Mercator International LLC.
Saturday, June 01, 2013
Supply chain decision makers are well-positioned to help the world become a more habitable place, and to benefit financially from their efforts.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
New report from PA Consulting Group reviews the approach to green issues taken by four global manufacturing companies.
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Tuesday, October 09, 2012
A new software offering released this month by Menlo Worldwide Logistics LLC, a third-party logistics (3PL) subsidiary of freight transportation services provider Con-way Inc., gives the company the ability to capture, calculate, and manage emissions activity throughout the supply chain, according to company officials.