Who drives the supply chain car?

Thursday, May 4, 2023 · Brian Straight
If you were dropped onto this planet and landed at McCormick Place in the heart of Chicago in the middle of March, you would probably conclude that planet Earth had been overrun by robots. Everywhere you turned on the ProMat conference floor, there was a robot lifting…

Going green: Managing cost, service and carbon trade-offs in transportation networks

Monday, May 9, 2022 · Namuun Purevdorj and Ars-Vita Alamsyah
To meet global and corporate carbon-reduction targets, transporters will have to significantly invest in and transition into alternative fuel transportation.

DHL Supply Chain names Stephan Schablinski vice president, operations excellence – GoGreen

Monday, March 28, 2022 · SCMR Staff
He will be responsible for developing and leading the company's North American GoGreen strategic agenda.

An Alternative Route to a Fuel-Efficient Last Mile

Monday, August 12, 2019 · Josué C. Velázquez-Martínez, Karla M. Gámez-Pérez, and Ken Cottrill
The recent announcement by UPS that it will start delivering packages on Sundays next year is another sign of the inexorable growth of e-commerce – and the number of delivery trucks on the roads. More vehicles equal more fuel consumed and more CO2 emitted, increasing the…

How the Detergent Market is Working Towards a Clean Sweep

Thursday, April 18, 2019 · Alexis Bateman
The increasingly strident public outcry over the huge volumes of plastic waste clogging our environment demands a response from the companies held responsible for putting it there.

Greener supply chains = greater profit

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 · Patrick Burnson
A new survey from HSBC finds that businesses are turning to sustainable supply chains to improve their bottom lines.

Clean Cargo Working Group Launches Annual Emissions Factors

Monday, October 16, 2017 · Patrick Burnson
BSR's Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG) recently announced the release of its 2016 Global Maritime Trade Lane Emissions Factors report, based on emissions reported by more than 3,200 ships from 22 of the world's leading ocean container carriers that represent 87…

California’s Supply Chains Pursue “Green” Agenda with SB1338

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 · Patrick Burnson
Greater reliance on mechanized advances in seaport technology is being championed by California Senator Ricardo Lara and The Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA), an independent, not-for-profit trade association.

Air Cargo Ships May Soon Alter Global Supply Chains

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 · Patrick Burnson
In an exclusive interview with SCMR, Worldwide Aeros Corp. CEO explains evolution of blimps and the new role they will play in supply chain management

Sustainability: Moving Toward the Mainstream

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 · Patrick Burnson
The role for sustainability for business warrants a more nuanced dialogue. Taking a supply chain management perspective, it is crucial to not only “sell” the societal importance for pursuing sustainability but also to help companies translate sustainability into a…

Supply Chain Managers Encouraged to Voice Opinions on California’s Ports

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 · Patrick Burnson
The Pacific Coast Council of Custom Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association, Inc. stages its annual conference – WESCCON – at this time of year to bring supply chain managers up to date on the latest ocean freight trends and practices. It also gives industry experts a…

Supply Chain Sustainability is Key to Strategic Growth

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 · Patrick Burnson
Ethical Corporation – the nine year old London-based business intelligence company for sustainability – notes in a new report that supply chain management's role in sustainability is becoming more key to strategic growth for most global companies.

Eco-efficient “Wind Vessel” Now in Development

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 · Patrick Burnson
While Maersk and a few other innovative titans of the ocean carrier industry are at work developing more fuel-efficient and “greener” vessels for the future, the most striking plan to date has come from a Oslo, Norway where a ship design company is incorporating…

BSR’s “Sustainability”  Report Addresses Climate Change for Supply Chain Managers

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 · Patrick Burnson
New standards and maturing market approaches provide tools to manage some of the biggest uncertainties and trade-offs of alternative fuels.

Apple’s Supply Chain May Steal Developer’s Thunder

Monday, June 2, 2014 · Patrick Burnson
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



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