Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

The USA says it intends to reduce emissions by 26-28 percent below its 2005 level by 2025 , trying hard for the upper limit. Outside of the Paris Agreement, the European Union (EU) has a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from transport by around 60 percent below 1990 levels by 2050. Cost reductions sometimes go hand-in-hand with GHG reductions, but some measures could increase transport costs.

J.B. Hunt’s sustainability report finds rising emissions, lower carbon intensity

The Supply Chain Journal

Hunt Transport Services Inc.’s Hunt Transport Inc. Hunt previously set a goal to reduce its carbon intensity by 3% in terms of metric tons (MT) of CO2 equivalent (CO2e) per million company-operated ton-miles by 2025, using 2019 as a base year.

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Maersk enters agreement for 8 methanol-powered vessels

The Supply Chain Journal

The vessels are expected to save around 1 million metric tons of CO2 emissions annually. The agreement includes an option for HHI to provide an additional four vessels in 2025.

Bayer Crop Science’s Next Wave of Logistics and Distribution Transformation

BlueYonder

These are the four capabilities for Bayer to achieved globally by 2025. We’ve also defined three stages and set up projects to attain these new capabilities: Starting five years ago, we implemented Blue Yonder’s transportation management solution (TMS).

Shipwell: Reducing food waste one on-time shipment at a time

The Supply Chain Journal

Wastes the costs and emissions of food-related labor and transportation. At just 5 years old, Shipwell has the youngest transportation management system (TMS) to make its way into the Gartner Magic Quadrant for TMS, Traff said. Prologis: 2025 sustainability goals largely on track.

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FreightWaves Classics: I-17 serves Arizona’s ever-growing population

The Supply Chain Journal

According to an article by David Rookhuyzen of the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) that quotes the Federal Highway Administration (FHwA), “the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956, which created the system, called for uniformity in construction standards.

UPS sets sights on 30% sustainable aviation fuel by 2035

The Supply Chain Journal

As demands for e-commerce and home delivery continue to rise, emissions per package can be a useful metric. UPS also has 2025 goals to reach 25% renewable electricity in facilities and 40% alternative fuels in ground operations. UPS Inc.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

million metric tons (or 60% of the world’s supply). million metric tons. Cobalt demand will exceed supply by 42% in 2025 and 170% in 2030. Supply chain is not just about the procurement and transportation of goods from source to consumer. In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled.

This Week in Logistics News (May 27-31, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Department of Transportation Releases Policy on Automated Vehicle Development. Trucks Transported 60% of U.S.-NAFTA According to the press release, “FindMyFreight.com will augment Supply Vision’s existing Transportation Management Systems though a simple API, allowing Supply Vision’s customers to track shipments from multiple carriers through their existing customer portal.”.

Warehouse Management Software – A Blueprint for Warehouse Excellence & Inventory Management

ThroughPut

The Software is usually used alongside or integrated with a Transportation Management System or an Inventory Management System. by the end of 2025. Easy-to-follow metrics. As much as data is important, it is also critical to have a good understanding of your metrics.

How Data Drives Corporate Sustainability

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

For example, the collection of data from physical components (such as fires, droughts, rain and earthquakes) and data on social components (such as light intensity per household, telephone calls, social networks activity, use of transport) can help private and public sector organisations work together to avoid geopolitical conflicts, and better understand human behaviour in the event of a natural catastrophe.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

million metric tons (or 60% of the world’s supply). million metric tons. Cobalt demand will exceed supply by 42% in 2025 and 170% in 2030. Supply chain is not just about the procurement and transportation of goods from source to consumer. In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled.

Supply Chain and Sales alignment increase responsiveness

Alloy

As Scott says in the podcast, a lot of companies are accelerating technology deployments to try to keep up, such that things they were thinking about implementing in 2025 are rolling out now.

Warehouse Management Software – A Blueprint for Warehouse Excellence & Inventory Management

ThroughPut

The Software is usually used alongside or integrated with a Transportation Management System or an Inventory Management System. by the end of 2025. By implementing key performance metrics and tracking performance over time using the WMS capabilities, inventory management can be easily improved over a period of time. Easy-to-follow metrics. As much as data is important, it is also critical to have a good understanding of your metrics.

New IMO 2020 Regulations Help Reduce Marine Sulphur Emissions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Ocean shipping , an efficient and cost-effective means for transporting international goods, accounts for more than 80% of global trade. million metric tons annually. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Ocean Shipping

Transmission: Electric delivery trucks from Volvo, Lion get ready to roll in California and Canada

The Supply Chain Journal

The three-year, $90 million project is expected to reduce annual diesel fuel use among the participants by 207,000 gallons, which translates into estimated reductions of 3,020 metric tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions each year. It’s a good day to breathe a bit easier.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

The rankings are based on a composite score based on the opinions of Gartner’s analysts; a group of peer voters (mostly supply chain practitioners, professionals and experts; in the interests of full disclosure, I myself am part of the peer panel); some metrics, including return on assets, inventory growth and revenue growth; and a corporate social responsibility (CSR) component score. So the CSR score too is more of a popularity contest than a consistent metric.

California to require electric vehicles for most Lyft, Uber drivers

The Supply Chain Journal

The drive to electrify the nation’s rideshare and on-demand delivery companies took a step forward on Thursday when the California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved a vehicle electrification plan for transportation network companies (TNCs).

Trends and Predictions 2020: Smart Cities

Enterra Insights

The other five systems are: business; transport; communication; water; and energy. Traditional transportation systems like trams, subways, buses, and taxis are facing new competition by services such as Uber and Lyft and other micro-mobility platforms (i.e., Veronica Combs ( @vmcombs ) reports, “IDC [predicts], ‘In 2020, 10% to 30% of IoT will fail to launch or scale due to weak performance metrics, poor understanding of products, and lack of funding.

Full List of President Trump’s Tariffs on $34 Billion of Chinese Goods

Freight Plus

The aim of the Trump administration's tariffs look to disrupt China's Made In 2025 initiative to become a dominant leader in those industries. The looming trade conflict between the US and China escalated to a full blown trade war on Friday after the Trump administration announced new tariffs on 1,102 product lines. The first wave of 25 percent tariffs target $34 billion in Chinese imports and take effect on July 6th.

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