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Green Supply Chain Best Practices

Green Supply Chain Best Practices | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Trend towards developing a green supply chain is popular but most companies are wondering how this can be achieved and where to start. Businesses have been concentrating on improving supply chain visibility, refining efficiency and minimizing cost.
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How to become a master of business logistics - The Guardian

How to become a master of business logistics - The Guardian | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
How to become a master of business logistics
The Guardian
"The challenge of logistics on the sales side is about scale. It is expensive to ship in small quantities.
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Supply Chain News on Top First Thoughts Columns of All Time

SCDigest editor summartizes his favorite columns over the 10 years of SCDigest
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Closed until further notice

Closed until further notice | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
As the US government shut its doors on October 1, many within the transportation and logistics sector are wondering what its effects will be on the industry.
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Proper supply chain management can minimize risk - InsideCounsel

Proper supply chain management can minimize risk - InsideCounsel | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal
Proper supply chain management can minimize risk
InsideCounsel
Corporate social responsibility is one of the most important trends in business today.
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More than 50% of city freight could shift from truck to bike

More than 50% of city freight could shift from truck to bike | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
At least in Europe. An EU-wide study group called Cycle Logistics crunched the data and found we really only need half as many polluting and dangerous trucks in our cities.
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Martinique Eyes Future as Logistics Hub - Caribbean Journal

Martinique Eyes Future as Logistics Hub - Caribbean Journal | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Martinique Eyes Future as Logistics Hub
Caribbean Journal
Martinique is looking to develop into a major Caribbean logistics hub with the expansion of the Panama Canal.
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Supply Chain Comment on Are Spreadsheets the Answer

Supply Chain Comment on Are Spreadsheets the Answer | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Spreadsheets have, for many, Become the Go To Solution for Much of their Supply Chain Needs
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Excel-lent tools used for demand plannings...

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Supply Chain News on Packaging Megatrends

Supply Chain News on Packaging Megatrends | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Status of Packaging has Risen Rapidly of Late, Driven by Sustainability, but Many Challenges Remain. How Will Packaging Needs Change in High Growth Emerging Markets
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European Supply Chain Initiative gains industry support - The Grocer

European Supply Chain Initiative gains industry support - The Grocer | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
The Grocer
European Supply Chain Initiative gains industry support
The Grocer
The Supply Chain Initiative is a code of conduct on contractual relationships spearheaded by seven pan-European industry associations.
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Ecology meets economy: why green logistics are good for the ...

Ecology meets economy: why green logistics are good for the ... | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Professor Dirk Lohre lectures at Heilbronn University in the Institute for Sustainability of Transport and Logistics. In our interview he explained how easily ecology and economy can be reconciled, and why green logistics can ...
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Why We Think B2B Crowdsourced Logistics Will Be a Big Hit

Why We Think B2B Crowdsourced Logistics Will Be a Big Hit | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Six months ago Upfront Ventures announced its first Partner hire since 2007 - Greg Bettinelli. I wrote about him here. More importantly, he has just announced.
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Technology For A Smarter Food Supply Chain - Manufacturing.net

Technology For A Smarter Food Supply Chain - Manufacturing.net | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Manufacturing.net
Technology For A Smarter Food Supply Chain
Manufacturing.net
Technology has clearly changed the way consumers shop for food. It has also reshaped the way food companies produce and deliver goods.
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Collaboration key to tackling supply chain issues - just-style.com

Collaboration key to tackling supply chain issues - just-style.com | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Collaboration key to tackling supply chain issues
just-style.com
Efforts to increase supply chain transparency should include closer collaboration and partnerships with suppliers, an industry event has heard.
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Big growth projected for logistics sector - Fleet Owner

Big growth projected for logistics sector - Fleet Owner | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Fleet Owner Big growth projected for logistics sector Fleet Owner A recent review of global logistics activity in 2013 indicates to analysts at Tompkins International that this sector is poised for “aggressive” growth in the U.S., due in part to...
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Collaboration key to identifying logistics opportunities - MiBiz

Collaboration key to identifying logistics opportunities - MiBiz | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Collaboration key to identifying logistics opportunities MiBiz David Boerema of Michigan Terminal LLC and the Shippers Alliance of Michigan wants to see more companies and economic development groups collaborate on logistics issues in the state to...
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Logistics Conference "Logistics in 2030 – Challenges and way forward"

Way forward for more efficient, flexible and green #logistics - join our #EU conference on logistics 7-8 Nov! http://t.co/SwfKu7Yfis
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IMF forecast suggests balanced growth for logistics

IMF forecast suggests balanced growth for logistics | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
The International Monetary Fund is not always the most reliable forecaster of economic growth however its annual ‘World Economic Outlook’, its core publication, is an important reference point for the government's economic planning.
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Focus on cost savings alone will not help produce a robust supply chain - Canadian Underwriter

Focus on cost savings alone will not help produce a robust supply chain - Canadian Underwriter | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Canadian Underwriter Focus on cost savings alone will not help produce a robust supply chain Canadian Underwriter “A supply chain that's purpose-built for your needs in terms of cost savings may not be the most robust supply chain,” Meyler told...
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Distribution sector faces opportunities, challenges - Fresno Business Journal

Distribution sector faces opportunities, challenges - Fresno Business Journal | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Distribution sector faces opportunities, challenges
Fresno Business Journal
“There's also the value of branding yourself as being green friendly,” he said. “One gallon of gas translates to 405 miles of intermodal transportation.
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HP Becomes the First IT Company To Set Supply Chain Emissions Goals - Triple Pundit

HP Becomes the First IT Company To Set Supply Chain Emissions Goals - Triple Pundit | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Triple Pundit HP Becomes the First IT Company To Set Supply Chain Emissions Goals Triple Pundit HP Booth The company formerly known as Hewlett-Packard, now called HP, is the first IT company to set a supply chain greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...
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Green Logistics The Walmart Way - Inbound Logistics

Green Logistics The Walmart Way - Inbound Logistics | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Sustainability best practices are integral to Walmart's supply chain operations.
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State considers designating freight corridors - Online Athens

State considers designating freight corridors Online Athens ATLANTA — Car drivers will enjoy safer, less-congested highways, and goods will be delivered promptly and efficiently if a plan recently approved by the State Transportation Board works as...
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Gartner's Top European Supply Chain Organizations 2013 - Supply Chain Digital

Gartner's Top European Supply Chain Organizations 2013 - Supply Chain Digital | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Gartner's Top European Supply Chain Organizations 2013 Supply Chain Digital Leading industry researcher and adviser Gartner, has revealed its annual ranking of the Top 15 supply chain organizations headquartered in Europe at its annual Supply Chain...
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5 More Transportation Marketing Ideas to Grow Your Freight Business

5 More Transportation Marketing Ideas to Grow Your Freight Business | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Is Your Freight Business Growth Stalling?  5 Marketing Ideas to Grow a Trucking Business As a top freight factoring company, DB Squared doesn’t just help to finance trucking businesses, we want to ...
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Baillie Lumber's curator insight, September 25, 2013 5:30 AM

 

Although this article is positioned for the trucking industry the key point son how to grow your business can apply across many industries. Know your customer! Know your target market! Be visible to prospects! Track your marketing effectiveness! All good reminders!