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Sustainability

NATURAL GAS UPDATES ON COST AND ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS

Growth in Natural Gas Usage in the Transportation Sector Expected to Increase in Coming Years By Sheryl S. Jackson When crude oil prices began rising in 2006,..

September 15, 2017

Building Supply Chain Sustainability

Although sustainability has been a buzzword throughout supply chains since the dawn of the new millennium, the push to implement greener facility designs and..

September 16, 2016

Sustainable Collaboration is Good for Business

Think of the word “sustainable” and what springs to mind? For many, it means being “green,” and accepting the need for more careful use of increasingly..

December 22, 2015

Ensuring Supply Chain Supplier Sustainability and Transparency

Sustainability is a buzzword that has come to play a critical role in the development of any company’s reputation. Over the past decade, consumers have..

December 22, 2015

Energy Savings in the Supply Chain

Companies looking to make their facilities— and the facilities of their supply chain partners—more energy efficient have a myriad of tools that can help..

December 22, 2015

The Future is Now

Many were skeptical when online retail giant Amazon announced it was looking into the possibility of delivering goods to private households by drone, but in..

December 22, 2015

The Internet of Things: Connecting Supply Chains to Sustainability

Discussions about the Internet of Things (IoT)—the networked connection of physical objects that can share information— usually focus on the operational..

December 22, 2015

Sustainable Supply Chains Requires Effective Supply Management Capabilities

Globilization has created the emergence of sophisticated supplier networks, creating management challenges as exposure to volatility and complexity of global..

December 22, 2015

Building a Sustainable Supply Chain Workforce

Supply chain is the ‘it’ degree of the moment.” That’s according to Dana Stiffler, Gartner’s vice president of supply chain research. She spends her..

December 22, 2015

Freight Rail Driving Sustainability And Efficiency

Railroads are inherently efficient, be it in land usage, energy consumption or cost of moving goods. In fact, railroads are four times more fuel efficient than..

September 23, 2014

This issue of MHI Solutions tackles the important topic of digital technologies in the supply chain industry, especially as it relates the transportation and logistics. Transportation plays a central role in supply chains, whether they are local or global enterprises. And just like the overall supply chain, transportation is facing a digital revolution including new solutions for tracking road, rail, sea and air freight and parcel transportation. These digital technologies are disrupting the industry, but they are also providing im-portant new solutions for transportation inefficiencies and urban logistics challenges. They are also creating new digital business models that enhance transparency and sustainability and contribute to end-to-end supply chain visibility. Like the innovations impacting supply chains, these trends are being driven by the growth of e-commerce and the consumers’ never-ending need for better, faster and cheaper. Ignoring them is done at your own peril.

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