Green purchasing within supply chain management is critical for businesses looking to go green.

Green Purchasing within Supply Chain Management: Finding and Choosing Green Vendors

Green purchasing within supply chain management has become a top priority for many businesses and affects which vendors a business chooses as partners. Today, being a green company means working only–or primarily–with companies who also follow eco-friendly guidelines. Yet it can be difficult to thoroughly vet a third party’s green practices. We’ll talk about some…

Transportation is one of many green supply chain challenges businesses face.

Green Supply Chain Challenges: Practical Ways to Avoid Pitfalls

Eco-friendly business practices are a major topic of discussion right now. Twenty-one percent of businesses globally believe that sustainability is crucial to their long-term existence. But moving toward more sustainable practices isn’t simple or easy, and there are some green supply chain challenges your company should be prepared to face before you start on this…

Environmentally friendly logistics is possible with some effort.

How to Build an Environmentally Friendly Logistics Strategy

Most major supply chains today are seeking to make their practices more environmentally responsible. From UPS’ use of alternative, energy-efficient vehicles to Amazon’s installation of solar panels on the rooftops of fulfillment centers, all of these efforts help to reduce the impact the big companies have on the environment.  Environmentally friendly logistics strategies like these…