Virtual Twins, Global Operations and Sustainability

DELMIA Quintiq

It was also the time when I was first exposed to the concept of sustainability, thanks to renowned economist Gunter Pauli. The potential to enable change in the market has become a key pillar in the go-to-market approach to enable more sustainable operations.

Mars, AB InBev, and the Art of Supply Chain Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain sustainability and the concept of “going green” continues to drive a lot of operational initiatives and innovations as companies and countries look at their overall carbon footprint and look for ways to be more environmentally friendly. UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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3 Innovations Driving Sustainability in Supply Chains

Kuebix

Sustainability has been an increasingly important topic of conversation in business operations. The post 3 Innovations Driving Sustainability in Supply Chains appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Supply Chain Sustainability green supply chain innovation kuebix tms sustainability

Driving Sustainability in the Age of Supply Chain Disruption

Logistics Viewpoints

alternate sourcing strategies), while others are potentially negative (e.g. Combined with the heightened concerns regarding climate change and associated sustainability impacts, all businesses should consider and assess these changes using the lens of environmental sustainability.

Textile supply chains: from balancing act to sustainable sourcing

ChainPoint

In other words: how do you implement a sustainable sourcing strategy, without jeopardizing profits and quality? Textile producers and brand owners have to balance product quality with laws and regulations, whilst protecting their brand.

How transparency in the supply chain leads to sustainable sourcing

Pivot88

According to McKinsey’s 2019 chief purchasing officer (CPO) survey, sustainable sourcing at scale is the fashion industry’s new must-have. Where do they source their products? The post How transparency in the supply chain leads to sustainable sourcing appeared first on Pivot88.

Why 2021 Will Be A Breakout Year For Sustainable Manufacturing

IQMS

Bottom Line : In 2021 and beyond, customers are voting with their dollars for the manufacturers who excel at sustainable manufacturing and make a positive contribution to the environment, dominating B2B supply chains and B2C purchasing decisions.

Sustainability: Do Supply Management and Global Sourcing Matter? (Guest Post by Jury Gualandris, UCD)

SCM Research

Increasing demand from a variety of stakeholders has pushed firms to improve environmental and social sustainability in their supply chains. Over the last decades, however, supply chains have been undergoing a process of increasing globalization, which has created the need for differentiated sustainability approaches for firms sourcing globally rather than regionally. Do Supply Management and Global Sourcing Matter for Firm Sustainability Performance?

Responsible Sourcing! Making Sustainability Happen for Real!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The Green Supply Chain: True Sustainability or Just One Big Marketing Stunt? Sustainability. Unfortunately, sustainability and sustainable development are beginning to turn from green to grey, considering its ever-increasingly washed-out idealistic applications in business and society at large. Sit down 100 people and ask them, “What comes to mind you hear the word sustainability?” Businesses must serve as the champions of sustainability. Source Smarter.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

Whether you represent a metal fabrication company, a consumer goods manufacturer or a paint, fiberglass or paper producer, you have several ways to make the operation a more sustainable one. Switch to Domestic Sourcing or Manufacturing.

ChainPoint present at 2020 Textile Sustainability Conference

ChainPoint

ChainPoint will be present as exhibitor at the 2020 Textile Sustainability Conference, a virtual conference that will take place from 2-6 November. textile supply chain cotton supply chain apparel sustainable sourcing textile trace

Sourcing And The Value Chain – Why Digital Platforms Matter

Gravity Supply Chain

Real time predictive analytics ensure offshore and nearshore sourcing decisions take place with certainty. The post Sourcing And The Value Chain – Why Digital Platforms Matter appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain. Gravity’s technology helps mitigate risk.

Proving sustainably-sourced ingredients in health and wellness foods

Provenance

Food brands have always recognised the importance of sourcing the right ingredients. This means more competition for smaller brands, but also an opportunity to compete on sustainability messaging. Communicating sustainable sourcing at Balance Festival. In an industry that has struggled against contaminated products and lack of sourcing visibility , she wanted to prove that her honey was sustainably-sourced from family beekeepers in Bulgaria.

Best-Cost vs. Least-Cost Sourcing

Talking Logistics

A month later, Walmart announced that it will increase its sourcing of US products by $50 billion over the next 10 years. Kevin discusses three factors that are helping to drive the reshoring trend, but the one that caught my attention the most was how companies are shifting their focus from least-cost sourcing to best-cost sourcing. One is the thought process around best-cost sourcing versus least-cost sourcing.

Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

GlobalTranz

Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. Sustainable Logistics | Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics. However, while technology evolves to allow better tracking of carbon footprint, there’s a potential to substantially improve overall with sustainable logistics by addressing a less often discussed but insidious problem. There’s an alarming paradox in the world of consumer packaged goods sustainability.

Vanilla Sourcing in Madagascar

SCM Research

Practice Africa Corporate Social Responsibility Procurement Relationship Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability Video In a previous post, I demonstrated how Symrise creates added value beyond corporate boundaries by closely collaborating with vanilla farmers in Madagascar. Watch the following video, which highlights this approach from the perspective of Unilever, a buyer of Symrise’s aromatic compounds.

Responsible Sourcing Insights

SCM Research

Sedex is a nonprofit organization dedicated “to driving improvements in ethical and responsible business practices in global supply chains” Their new six-part “Responsible Sourcing Insights Films” series tackles key challenges in responsible supply chain management. Practice Corporate Social Responsibility Procurement Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability Video

Sustainability Insights with Berry Global for Earth Day 2021

AFFLINK

As we celebrate Earth Day (which turned 50 last year), the topic of sustainability becomes prevalent. There is a lot of terminology that falls under the category of sustainable, and some of it can be vague or confusing. Berry Global and Their Commitment to Sustainability.

Active Vs. Passive Supplier Sustainability Assessments

SupplyShift

In 2021, measuring supply chain sustainability is crucial. Ahead of the upcoming United Nations COP26 , business leaders and organizations are facing more pressure than ever before to address sustainability issues.

The Path to Sustainability Begins with Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

The 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. The post The Path to Sustainability Begins with Visibility appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Sustainability Track and Trace Transportation traceability

Radical Transparency: An Open Dialog on the Realities of Truly Sustainable Enterprises

Logility

And this kind of leadership is redefining the old ways of business as usual with radical transparency and accountability to build truly sustainable enterprises. Our discussion explored the meaning of a truly sustainable mind set and the secrets to bringing their vision to life.

An Efficient Supply Chain is by Nature a More Sustainable One

CH Robinson Logistics

Our customers are tackling their carbon footprint from all angles, from their facilities to the source of their electricity. They’re turning to us for help with an even more challenging sustainability goal: reducing greenhouse gases across their supply chains. More sustainable.

5 Benefits of Global Sourcing in Supply Chain Management

EC Sourcing Group

5 Benefits of Global Sourcing in Supply Chain Management. When the topic of global sourcing comes up, procurement managers often balk at global sourcing in supply chain management because they worry they will have to sacrifice quality or delivery when using global suppliers.

Supplier Sustainability Assessment ? Where Do I Start?

SupplyShift

Sustainability is one of the fastest-growing priorities in the procurement profession today. They have to match their business practices to the world’s evolving sustainability agenda. Start with high-priority topics that have the most material impact on your sustainability commitments.

The Sustainable Supply Chain – What is it and how to execute it

Unleashed

Here we’ll look at what a sustainable supply chain is and why it’s important, and in particular: Elements of a sustainable supply chain. 6 benefits of a sustainable supply chain. Practical sustainable supply chain management tips for SMEs.

The Shift Towards Personalized & Sustainable Packaging

Loftware

From sourcing materials and embracing new technology to customization of product artwork. Not only are you dealing with the customer and regulatory requirements for packaging , but you also need to keep with smart and sustainable packaging trends. The Emphasis on Sustainability I’m sure you have recognized the shift in focus when it comes to sustainable eco-friendly material.

6 Steps to Sustainable Supply Chain Reality

Logistics Bureau

While your company undoubtedly has sustainability on its supply chain agenda, creating momentum can be tricky in what is after all, a fairly new way to approach performance improvement. How to Develop a Sustainable Supply Chain. The Sustainable Supply Chain Cycle.

The State of Sustainable Supply Chains

SCM Research

Supply chain management can play a key role to help creating a more sustainable world that leaves no one behind.

Responsible sourcing and palm oil – a #ProvenanceLive recap

Provenance

Aim to source 100% certified RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil). Sourcing palm oil responsibly and sustainably is nuanced and can be complex. So it’s a really important part, I would say, of moving towards more sustainable palm oil.”.

How Sustainability Will Fundamentally Change Your Supply Chain

BlueYonder

As buyers have more access to information, companies won’t have a choice on whether to focus on a sustainable operation or not; it will be as baseline an expectation as one-day-delivery. Customers today don’t just expect instant gratification with great service.

The State of Sustainable Supply Chains

SCM Research

Supply chain management can play a key role to help creating a more sustainable world that leaves no one behind.

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.

How Can Advanced Sourcing Help Your Business?

EC Sourcing Group

Sourcing is the term used when the purchasing department is searching for the right supplier (or group of suppliers) to fill a particular need, typically a good or service, to fulfill a purchasing order. Advanced Sourcing Optimizers and Tools: What Are Your Sourcing Challenges?

Supply Chain Sustainability: Series Re-cap

River Logic

The largest, most successful companies are rapidly adopting initiatives focused on improving the sustainability of their supply chain. Among the leaders are companies like Kimberly Clark who is rolling out extensive, multi-year programs around energy and climate, fiber sourcing and responsible forest management, waste and the circular economy, corporate social compliance, etc. Supply Chain Management Sustainability

Supply Chain Sustainability is Becoming a Hot Topic

Enterra Insights

Christopher Marquis ( @CMarquisCornell ), a Professor in Sustainable Global Enterprise at Cornell University, explains, “Supply chains are critically important facilitators of our global economy, providing crucial resources and materials to companies to produce their products and services. Clearly, companies need to begin to more fully consider their supply chains, working to make them more resilient, sustainable and ethical.” ” Becoming more sustainable.