transport model shows environmental impact of logistics

The Environmental Impact of Logistics: Making Supply Chains More Sustainable

As supply chains grow more complex, shipments of U.S. goods are expected to accelerate 23.5 percent by 2025. Due to increased freight activities, the environmental impact of logistics will invariably contribute to rising greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. As a result, businesses are seeking ways to reduce their supply chain carbon footprint and create an environmentally-friendly…

Freight trucks fueling up

How to Improve Energy Efficiency in the Supply Chain

Sometime during his conquering of the known world, Alexander the Great supposedly took the time to quip about the people responsible for his supply chain. “My logisticians are a humorless lot,” he said. “They know if my campaign fails, they are the first ones I will slay.”  If anything, managing supply chains is now even…

Create of oranges ready for transportation

Sustainable Food Transportation: Reduce Emissions with Lighter and Fewer Shipments

With global carbon emissions hitting an all-time high in recent years, the need to achieve more sustainable food transportation has become increasingly apparent to manufacturers and retailers. A 2019 report drafted by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) mentions that a transportation-related carbon footprint can vary from a few percent to more…