The benefits of responsible supply chain management aren't just for the planet.

The Benefits of Responsible Supply Chain Management: How an Ethical Mindset Supports Your Business

Carbon emissions from a company’s supply chain are four times as high as those from direct company operations. That surprising statistic is driving some supply chain managers to look for ways they can reduce their carbon footprint. But the benefits of responsible supply chain management aren’t just environmental. Responsible business practices bring benefits like cost…

The environmental impact of wooden pallets is negative overall.

The Environmental Impact of Wooden Pallets: How Wood Pallets Affect Our Ecosystem

Wood pallet use is sometimes spoken of as though it is a massive contributor to deforestation, but that’s not quite accurate. Wood pallets do require the harvest of natural resources, but many wood pallet manufacturers are seeking to make their practices more sustainable. Companies still using wood pallets in their supply chain and looking to…

Green warehouse design can save you money in the long-term.

Green Warehouse Design: How Sustainability Can Increase Efficiency and ROI

Lately, most supply chain managers have probably recognized a greater public interest in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards for big businesses. ESG standards seek to make the world better—while also improving a company’s bottom line. Being a sustainability leader does not have to hurt profits. In fact, it can even improve a business’s profitability…

Sustainable warehouse management can lower total business costs.

Practical Tips for Sustainable Warehouse Management

Sustainable warehouse management doesn’t have to involve massive, expensive initiatives. Major overhauls like switching entirely to solar power or buying an electric fleet of trucks, for example, aren’t practical for improving the sustainability of a facility on a budget. The best options are simple ideas that make a positive difference almost immediately.  That’s not to…