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Amazon pledges 50% net-zero carbon shipments by 2030. Gas solution for new Clean Air Strategy shortfall. Emissions standards, investor pressure and potential savings are starting to put sustainability in the spotlight.

Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Warehouse Management Set to Take Center Stage in Warehouse Automation

Veridian Solutions

The writing is on the wall for traditional, manual-based processes in supply chain management, says Cade Metz of The New York Times. By 2030, one-third of workers in the U.S.

IKEA Group commits to zero emissions targets for home delivery in five major cities by 2020


Inter IKEA Group, the worldwide IKEA franchisor, said in a press release that it “Commits to become climate positive by 2030, as well as to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from the IKEA value chain by at least 15% in absolute terms, compared to 2016.”. By 2020 all our home deliveries in central Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Shanghai will be by EV or other zero emission solutions," says Jesper Brodin, CEO, IKEA Group (Ingka Holding B.V.

One Year After U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Agreement


The agreement, signed by more than 190 countries to drive down carbon emissions and combat climate change, was still a new promise among global organizations, and the country’s sudden withdrawal brought with it a host of questions from sustainability professionals.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. Content Summary: New Electronic Vehicle Export Process Debuts at Port Everglades.