Corporate supply chain social responsibility in the news

Supply Chain View from the Field

The Times article notes that “unauthorized subcontracting, or farming work out, to an unapproved factory (as was the case for the Quaker Pet Group order in China), is “very, very common,” according to Gary Peck, founder and managing director of the S Group, a design and sourcing company based in Portland, Ore.” Corporate Social Responsibility Labor and Human Rights in the Supply Chain Strategic Sourcing Supply Chain Management

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

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This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

Talking Logistics

The sky and what’s beyond, an endless source of creativity and imagination for kids and adults alike. Delivery eBike Debuts In Portland, Ore. According to the press release: This new electrically-assisted tricycle began delivering packages in Portland, Ore., On my morning walks to grade school, I would pretend to be an astronaut, jumping in zero gravity over the sidewalk cracks, my backpack filled with oxygen.

Energy Efficiency Is Key to Better Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

And customers, many of whom are Millennials, want to know the sourcing of the products they buy and will make decisions based on a company’s sustainability record. The company also set a new goal that by 2025, 40% of all ground fuel will be from sources other than conventional gasoline and diesel, an increase from 19.6% UPS has tested this model in Portland, Pittsburg and Ft. Logistics providers have discovered that sustainability in the supply chain delivers a good ROI.

From Materials to Practices: Sustainable Purchasing Groundswell At The SPLC Summit 2019

EcoVadis

Portland has a reputation as a sort of sustainability mecca, so it was certainly an apt site for the SPLC’s annual Summit. Later in the day, University of California CPO Bill Cooper – who championed the EcoVadis ratings program at the UC – brought into sharper focus the Public Sector CPO Perspective on “How Sustainable Procurement Adds Value,” in a panel with two public sector CPO peers from the State of Minnesota, the City of Portland, and State of California.

How To Start Your Brewery On The Path To Success

Unleashed

With a focus on high-quality beers, they source ingredients from all over the world: malt from England and Germany, and hops from America and New Zealand; getting it all together can be a challenge. Read our Q&A with specialist craft beer advisor Maria Pearman , a Certified Public Accountant based in Portland, Oregon – the home of craft beer. The craft beer industry has had an exciting ride, with a pre-Covid Compound Annual Growth Rate of 14.1%

Striking a Balance

Supply Chain Nation

Kirsten grew up outside of Chicago and has lived in the Portland, Maine area for the last 24 years. In 2002, there were two employees who worked at L.L.Bean in our Costa Rican sourcing office, facilitating vendor management in Central and South America. Today’s Wednesdays for Women blog is an insightful conversation with Kirsten Piacentini, Vice President of Inventory Management at L.L.Bean; who just so happens to be one of JDA’s transformative customers in retail!

Striking a Balance

Supply Chain Nation

Kirsten grew up outside of Chicago and has lived in the Portland, Maine area for the last 24 years. In 2002, there were two employees who worked at L.L.Bean in our Costa Rican sourcing office, facilitating vendor management in Central and South America. Today’s Wednesdays for Women blog is an insightful conversation with Kirsten Piacentini, Vice President of Inventory Management at L.L.Bean; who just so happens to be one of JDA’s transformative customers in retail!