Black plastic pallets are usually made of recycled material.

Eco-Friendly Pallets: How to Find a Shipping Pallet That Won’t End Up in the Landfill

Eco-friendly pallets are increasingly attracting interest for their ability to reduce a company’s impact on the environment. Limiting carbon emissions and other harmful effects on the environment isn’t just an ethical concern, it can also impact a company’s bottom line. The right eco-friendly pallets support circular business models that allow companies to eliminate waste and…

Making freight more sustainable is possible with technology.

How Making Freight More Sustainable Can Reduce the Cost of Transportation

Transportation is the single biggest contributor to carbon emissions and accounts for 28 percent of all energy consumption in the U.S. The most obvious solutions for making freight more sustainable seem simple on their face: reduce load weight and improve route efficiency. Making these changes also lowers the cost of transportation, so that when supply…

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…