Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. Sustainable Logistics | Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics. Robinson and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. There’s an alarming paradox in the world of consumer packaged goods sustainability. Logistics

5 Ways to Make Your Manufacturing Plant More Sustainable in the Age of COVID-19

DELMIA Quintiq

Manufacturers of medical and cleaning supplies, as well as the specialists overseeing trucking, delivery and logistics companies, might have to make do with limited supplies and labor. Making the Business Case for More Sustainable Manufacturing.

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Emission-free shipping: Ways of sustainable transport on the seas

All Things Supply Chain

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Sustainability in Logistics: Shippers Step up Initiatives to Combat 3 Obstacles

Cerasis

Near and far, logistics providers and shippers are renewing their focus on sustainability to build the manufacturing giants of tomorrow. As explained by Bob Trebilcock , sustainability in logistics initiatives are ranked as “very important” for up to 40.6 percent, report having implemented sustainable solutions within the last two years. How Important Is Sustainability in Logistics? What Is Needed For Sustainability in Logistics?

Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.

4 Important Benefits of a Sustainable Reverse Logistics Strategy

Cerasis

Businesses must decide which routes to use, where to manufacture products, and whether to employ the use of a third party logistics provider. However, one of the most important aspects of supply chain strategies is often overlooked: the reverse supply chain (also referred to as reverse logistics ). Basically, reverse logistics in the supply chain revolves around dealing with end-of-life, malfunctioning, or hardware upgrades.

Harmonizing product, nature and life with sustainable supply chains

DELMIA Quintiq

Recently, Dassault Systèmes was recognized as the world’s most sustainable company by Corporate Knights in the 2018 Top 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index. The index is recognized globally as the gold standard for corporate sustainability analysis, with rankings based on various key performance indicators – including environmental, social, financial and innovation capacity – but also, as of this year, on the sustainability value of a company’s products.

Make Your Supply Chain a Sustainability Champion

Logistics Viewpoints

In response, in 2015 more than 190 countries joined to endorse 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) ? The post Make Your Supply Chain a Sustainability Champion appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Business Intelligence Sustainability Artificial Intelligence

Business Success through Sustainable SCM

SCM Research

Are business success and sustainability contradictory? The paper is titled Unlock the True Value of Your Supply Chain: Business Success through Sustainable Supply Chain Management. The authors states: “Sustainable Supply Chain Management (SSCM) can help drive positive business change by helping companies save costs, strengthen ‘license to operate’ and generate additional revenue streams.”

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Reverse Logistics Technology: What to Expect

Cerasis

Unfortunately, the rising demand is a true risk to the state of reverse logistics. As companies look for ways to meet the rising demand, it is easy to abandon sustainability goals and focus solely on getting things accomplished.read More.

Post-COVID Supply Chain Planning: Steps to Take Now for Rapid Recovery

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

Supply Chain Executives need to empower their teams to navigate through and beyond the impact of COVID-19 with powerful insights and integrated supply chain networks so that real-time change can be quickly responded to and organizations can come out of this leading from the front. Join this webinar with Dave Food, Strategy Director, Prophetic Technology, who will provide insights into planning for a post-COVID world.

3 Initiatives Driving Sustainable Transportation and Logistics Management

Supply Chain Nation

The realities of today’s complex global marketplace make fulfilling sustainability objectives anything but simple as companies navigate fulfillment, transportation and logistics challenges. Here are three key initiatives that are helping our customers meet their top-level, sustainable business objectives: 1. We have shifted away from this concept and moved toward multi-dimensional planning considerations that help our customers become more sustainable.

Assessing Freight Sustainability

Maine Pointe

Mike Notarangeli, Maine Pointe’s EVP Logistics, discusses why freight sustainability has often become the key to retaining existing business and gaining new business. Logistics Sustainability Supply Chain Performance

Supply Chain Sustainability: If a leopard can’t change its spots, can supply chains ever be sustainable?

All Things Supply Chain

Would they even want to change them… General Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability logistics procurement production supply chain management supply chain sustainabilityThey say a leopard can’t change its spots but if they could, how would they change them? What color would the spots be?

Three Tips for Sustainable Packaging

ModusLink Corporation

The post Three Tips for Sustainable Packaging appeared first on ModusLink Global Solutions. Simplified & Sustainable Supply Chain Logistics packaging shipping sustainability sustainability in the supply chainThere was a time, not so long ago, when packaging was simple. Brands created products, stuck them in boxes stuffed with an obscene amount of Styrofoam peanuts or bubble wrap, then sent them off along their distribution path.

Keeping Sustainability at the Forefront of Packaging Manufacturing

QAD

No manufacturer would be blamed if they put operational sustainability plans on the back burner during the current environment. Yet it seems sustainability will surely survive this moment, which means manufacturers must stay vigilant. .

3 Reasons You Can’t Afford to Wait: Agility, Resiliency, and Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Agility, resiliency, and sustainability are keys to supply chain survival, so you can’t afford to wait to invest in building these capabilities, which are entwined with each other. Supply chain is in the spotlight.

Growing Up to Become a Sustainable Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Growing Up to Become a Sustainable Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Guest Commentary Sustainability supply chain sustainability Sustainable Supply ChainIs your supply chain immature? Does it resemble a 14-year-old boy, as a planner I met at an Institute of Business Forecasting and Planning event described his company’s supply chain? Grown up beyond diapers but not yet making good decisions consistently.

Transform your supply chain’s sustainability impact by going beyond operational constraints

DELMIA Quintiq

Here in part two, I will highlight how more drastic shifts to supply chain networks and operations can have a larger impact on sustainability. However, there will be companies that have already deployed sustainability efforts and are looking to further increase efficiency and transparency beyond the existing constraints of their network. It’s one of the reasons why it’s recognized as a top software and technology provider in food logistics.

Manufacturing ERP Plays a Key Role for Sustainability

QAD

Sustainability has become increasingly important in recent years and is now a vital component of many organizations’ social, economic and environmental efforts. Other recent examples include Mercedes-Benz’s pilot project for using blockchain to track CO2 emissions and Perrier’s program winners for developing sustainable and circular packaging solutions. The Sustainability Movement in Business and Manufacturing. How Does an ERP System Support Sustainability?

The Path to Sustainability Begins with Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

The post The Path to Sustainability Begins with Visibility appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Sustainability Track and Trace Transportation traceabilityThe largest source of carbon dioxide emissions in the United States currently comes from transportation, surpassing electricity emissions in 2017 for the first time since 1978.

Sustainable Businesses in the Post-pandemic World

Enterra Insights

Ingrid Sidiadinoto ( @isidiadinoto ), Senior Director of Global Solutions at UPS, asserts, “When people talk or think about sustainability, they often consider activities related to becoming more environmentally friendly. And while this is undoubtedly a good start, if we’re going to talk about true, long-term sustainability, we need to look at the bigger picture.” 3] Environmentalists hope businesses take advantage of the restart to enhance their sustainability efforts.

Unilever launches new sustainable logistics train initiative

Supply Chain Movement

Unilever announced Green Express, a new initiative to drive more sustainable logistics in Europe. As of Friday 5 July, a dedicated line will transport Algida ice creams from the Unilever factory in Caivano, near Naples, 700km to the logistics hub in Parma. David Beauchamp, Vice President Logistics for Europe said: “Traditionally, goods have been transported by road in Italy but this model is designed to be a game-changer.

The Future of Sustainable Shipping

PLS Logistics

Blog sustainability sustainable freight shipping sustainable logisticsThe concept of making the shipping industry more environmentally friendly has been a priority for businesses for many years. During the current COVID-10 pandemic, this issue comes into the spotlight even more. Although the coronavirus has had horrible, devastating effects on the population and economy during the past few months, the impact on the environment […].

Roadblocks to Sustainable Logistics in India’s Auto Industry

Supply Chain @ MIT

But the industry still faces many complex logistics challenges. Featured Strategy Sustainability Transportation Uncategorized auto industry supply chains car manufacturing in India Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation sustainable supply chainsDriven by increases in both domestic demand and technological sophistication, India has become a major manufacturing hub for autos.

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7 Ways to Woo Consumers with a Sustainable Supply Chain

ModusLink Corporation

The post 7 Ways to Woo Consumers with a Sustainable Supply Chain appeared first on Steel Connect. Sustainable Supply Chains Sourcing corporate social responsibility Demand Planning logistics reverse logistics supply chain sustainabilityWhen it comes to positioning business for success, today’s brands must look beyond a traditional go-to-market strategy.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target. Sustainability : Will the climate change agreement reached at the COP21 meeting in Paris this past weekend change supply chains in 2016? So, the ball is in the court of those industries and their governing bodies to come up with their own sustainability goals and plans.

So, what does sustainability in retail actually look like?

DELMIA Quintiq

First, it’s important to take a moment to reflect on the word ‘sustainability’, as it has become such a prominent buzzword in today’s world. Sustainability means different things to different people, companies and industries. Some companies, like Starbucks and Walmart , view sustainability as a responsibility and, consequently, the discussion around sustainability is framed in a ‘should’ manner. The post So, what does sustainability in retail actually look like?

Why The Time Is Now for Sustainable Procurement

Jaggaer

Earth Day (April 22nd) is a celebration of commitment to creating a safer, healthier and cleaner world, making it a natural time to reflect on the power and value of sustainable procurement programs. With that, global businesses are committing to key sustainability objectives such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions , eliminating slave labor , avoiding plastics , conserving water used in production , tapping into renewable energy sources and more.

Bubble Wrap Loses Its Pop for Logistics Cost Savings

Talking Logistics

But for supply chain and logistics folks, it’s the story behind the headline that is most interesting. It turns out that the main driving force behind the product change was logistics costs. Transportation and Sustainability Benefits of New Bubble Wrap (Source: Adelante SCM based on info from WSJ article). Are the logistics costs savings and sustainability benefits worth losing the ability to pop Bubble Wrap?

ERP Sustains Manufacturing during COVID-19

IQMS

Today, during the COVID-19 response, ERP is keeping entire industries in operation with its ability to sustain business operations through remote access, automated reporting, electronic data exchange, and real-time factory controls. Throughout COVID-19, Eldon James customer service, operations, and logistics are continuing without disruption. Many food and drug retailers, as well as online retailers, use its containers in their logistics operations.

5 Steps for Sustaining Healthy 3PL Relationships!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The key to sustaining healthy 3PL relationships is very much dependent on the person that is given the role to manage the relationship with the 3PL service provider. Understanding the 3PL service providers organizational structure is also a key factor in sustaining healthy 3PL relationships and should be a key focus from the outset of the relationship. Sustaining healthy 3PL relationships will require the customer to define the reporting format and establish the meeting schedule.

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3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

Cerasis

IoT Tech is Driving Sustainability in the Supply Chain. But perhaps the most far-reaching changes will center around the use of large data systems to drive sustainability in logistics and supply chains. Driverless”, autonomous vehicles are already in use across both the public and private sector, and are set to dramatically transform the logistic industry as they hit the road in greater numbers.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Rob O’Byrne makes an early start with his round-up of supply chain and logistics trends that might make industry headlines in the coming year. His observations include trends in first and last-mile logistics, and the increase in SMEs entering global markets. Logistics at Light Speed.

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5 Benefits from Logistics Sustainability & Effieciency

Cerasis

We are now in our 10 post of the "Strategic Logistics" series where we are covering 10 of the ways shippers can remain strategic vs. tactical in the pursuit of competitive advantages and focusing back on the core of what they do. Strategic Logistics: 8 Steps to Controlling Inventory Flow & Driving Warehouse Efficiency. 5 Areas of Technology Application to Aid in Logistics Visibility and Communication for en Route Disruptions.