With Clif Bar, supplier States Logistics gains an appetite for clean energy

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An inside look at how the logistics company is embracing renewable energy, attracting new customers.

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Ocean Spray and Jelly Belly’s sweet transportation plan

November 28, 2013 by  
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More companies are improving their logistics and supply chains by using rail to transport goods.

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The Dynalifter Could Transport 160 Tons of Freight Using Less Fuel and Money Than a Jet

October 15, 2013 by  
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Ohio Airships ‘ hybrid  Dynalifter  could transform how packages are transported around the country by reducing freight costs and extending the reach of delivery to less accessible regions. The idea was the brainchild of Robert Rist who, along with his colleague Brian Martin, believe the Dynalifter could herald a  “FedEx-like shipping revolution” . The product of 14 years of development, the hybrid airship is a 120-foot-long, pickle-shaped prototype that resembles a blimp. However, in its engineering, it is more akin to a boat’s sail with multiple balloon-like cells filled with helium. Read the rest of The Dynalifter Could Transport 160 Tons of Freight Using Less Fuel and Money Than a Jet Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: airship , freight , helium , hybrid aircraft , hybrid airship , logistics , Ohio Airship , The Dynalifter        

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MAN’s New Concept S Cargo Truck is More Efficient, Larger and Safer

July 5, 2013 by  
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Articulated trucks are famously inefficient and can be dangerous for cyclists and pedestrians. The European Commission recently announced plans to change the rules governing the size of trucks to make them safer, more efficient, and more spacious. MAN ‘s new Concept S meets these qualifications with a slim front, flared wheel arches and curved cab lines, which break the traditional “shoebox” truck design. It also prevents cyclists from being dragged under the wheels in the event of an accident. Read the rest of MAN’s New Concept S Cargo Truck is More Efficient, Larger and Safer Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cargo freight , cargo trucks , emissions , European Commission , freight , logistics , lorry , MAN group , S Design , S Design Man , trucks        

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How to pick the ‘middle hanging fruit’ of logistics

July 30, 2012 by  
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Once you've picked the low-hanging fruit to make your logistics operation more efficient, what's next?

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Getting to grips with EHS, carbon and water tracking software

July 16, 2012 by  
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How to choose and implement the best Environmental Management Information System for your company.

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Companies show willingness to police suppliers on conflict minerals

July 4, 2012 by  
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Sixty upstream companies (those from mine to smelter) have reported increased awareness of and less skepticism about implementing supply chain due diligence.

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The evolving roles of CSR and corporate philanthropy

June 28, 2012 by  
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As CSR becomes more specialized, it's time to take a look at where these efforts are placed in relation to community relations and corporate philanthropy.

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5 rules for carbon-efficient shipping

June 15, 2012 by  
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Making sustainability central to logistics decisions requires closer collaboration and creative thinking by shippers, suppliers, packagers and retailers.

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All fracked up: Manufacturers, energy companies shift gears

April 18, 2012 by  
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The EPA just set its first rules to regulate pollution from natural-gas fracking. Here's how all the debate and activity is already driving change for energy, manufacturing and transportation companies.

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