Category Archives: Environment

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Industry Analyst Pioneer Adrian Bowles Adds Sustainability Coverage For Constellation Research

Constellation Research Inc, a next generation research analyst and advisory firm helping clients navigate emerging and disruptive technologies, announced today that Adrian Bowles has joined as a Vice-President & Principal Analyst. Bowles will focus on technologies and practices that support … Continue reading

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CSR 2010: Emerging Career Choices in Supply Chain and Sustainability

From Forbes: “As misconceptions of business sustainability being a passing trend quickly fall by the wayside, large organizations, traditionally mistaken as burdened with a primary responsibility as change agents in the water, carbon, environment and climate change solutions are now … Continue reading

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Gain 20% More Storage Capacity with a 10 month ROI

Space is a major focus in the supply chain, whether in the distribution center, in transportation, or in the store. But when you consider what takes up space, usually you only think of product. You rarely think of what totes … Continue reading

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Damco Presents on Sustainability at CSCMP Annual Global Conference

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) hosted its Annual Global Conference from September 26–29, 2010 in San Diego, California. The conference brought together supply chain professionals from over 40 countries with an aim to help professionals improve their … Continue reading

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Logistics CEOs Identify Top Supply Chain Industry Trends

Today key findings from the 17th Annual Survey of Third-Party Logistics Providers are being presented at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Global Conference by survey author, Dr. Robert Lieb, Professor of Supply Chain Management at Northeastern University, … Continue reading

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Four Soft responds in real time to Volcanic disruption

As an immediate response to the impact of the Icelandic volcano on the supply chains of our customers, Four Soft global freight management systems communicated and immediately enabled rapid re-routing and re-prioritization of freight. We continue to effectively assist our … Continue reading

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Companies Struggle With Integration and Coordination Across Complex Partner Networks As Business Interdependence Increases Globally

Executives worldwide are struggling with the challenges of integration and collaboration across complex networks of business partners and customers in a more interdependent business world, according to a new study released today by the Business Performance Management (BPM) Forum and … Continue reading

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Four soft charts next phase of global growth as G-log founder Tim Sensenig joins the management team

Four Soft, a global leader offering software solutions for transportation and logistics, has appointed Tim Sensenig as its new Executive Vice President for Global Sales and Business development, further strengthening Four soft’s position in the transportation and Logistics Industry. Mr.Sensenig … Continue reading

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Herman E. Daly: A Steady-State Economy

From SDC(UK): The Earth as a whole is approximately a steady state. Neither the surface nor the mass of the earth is growing or shrinking; the inflow of radiant energy to the Earth is equal to the outflow; and material … Continue reading

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Attend Airships to the Arctic 2009 in Calgary!

Arctic logistics has historically been a case of doing the best we can with what we have. Consistent delivery success has limitations and transportation costs in the Arctic are extremely expensive. Requirement to store large quantities of goods for a … Continue reading

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16th Annual Survey of Third-Party Logistics Provider CEOs Released at CSCMP09

Today, key findings from the “2009 3PL Provider CEO Perspective” survey are being presented at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Global Conference by survey author, Dr. Robert Lieb, Professor of Supply Chain Management at Northeastern University, and … Continue reading

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NAFTA partners eye continental carbon scheme

From The Globe and Mail: “The United States has agreed to work with Canada and Mexico to develop a North American carbon market that would allow Canadian emitters to meet some portion of their targets through purchasing credits in the … Continue reading

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Bill Gates Patents a Device Aimed at Halting Hurricanes

From Discover: “Five patent applications for technology that aims to control the weather bear the signature of a man who knows how to think big: Microsoft founder Bill Gates. The applications made public by the U.S. Patent Office last week … Continue reading

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AmBev Live with i2 Transportation Solutions to Extend Mission of Environmental Responsibility, Reduce Costs and Improve Service Levels

i2 Technologies today announced that Companhia de Bebidas das Americas, or AmBev (NSE:ABV), is live with i2 transportation solutions to help it reduce logistics costs, improve service levels and extend its mission of increased environmental responsibility. AmBev selected i2’s entire … Continue reading

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Need for Third Party Logistics is Growing

Day by day it becomes more and more apparent that third party logistics is emerging as the most logical alternative for firms desiring the most cost and service effective supply chain possible. As the current recession is now on the … Continue reading

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Call to Adopt GHG Protocol as Global Emissions Standard

Amid continuing confusion over the scale, scope and timing of planned legislation governing carbon emissions, a leading force in the development of carbon optimisation software is warning that the entire issue could become meaningless unless all nations agree to a … Continue reading

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Cadec and BlueSky Partner to Provide Actionable Business Intelligence to Trucking Fleets

Cadec Global, a leading provider of advanced fleet management solutions, and Blue Sky Technologies, Inc., a real-time supply chain visibility software provider, announced today a technology partnership intended to help trucking fleets collect objective data that will help them make … Continue reading

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Supply Chain Network Top Ten Search Terms – Q4 2008

In July 2008, a customized Google Search function was established for the Supply Chain Network site and now after six months, we’re pleased to highlight the Top Ten Supply Chain Network Search Terms! Click on each of the terms listed … Continue reading

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