Archive for Sustainability

Don’t Lose Your Balance on Electronic Recycling

Dismantling an electronic device can be complex and costly. Mass Balance is a methodology to determine the most economical balance between the cost of dismantling and the material recovery value. Steps for an efficient Mass Balance are: The valuable recoveries in electronic waste are usually gold in connectors and circuit boards, copper used in heat […]

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This Week in Logistics News (June 26-30, 2017)

Last call for riders and sponsors! We’re getting ready to print our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure Team jerseys for this year’s ride (September 14-17) in Saratoga Springs, NY in support of JDRF International. If you’re a supply chain or logistics company interested in sponsoring the team, or if you’re a supply chain or logistics […]

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This Week in Logistics News (June 5-9, 2017)

It was a busy week in the world of supply chain and logistics, so let’s go straight to the news that caught my attention: Regional Rift Hits Container Shipments to Qatar, but Not LNG Exports (WSJ – sub. req’d) Delphi to Partner with France’s Transdev on Self-Driving Vehicle Service (WSJ – sub. req’d) Lyft teams […]

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5 Ways a TMS Can Help You “Go Green”

Last Saturday, we celebrated Earth Day, making this an excellent time for each of us to examine our own commitment to the environment. In recent years, businesses and consumers across the country have demonstrated that sustainability matters – both in terms of what they buy and how vendors are selected. In fact, 22% of U.S. […]

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This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

On my morning walks to grade school, I would pretend to be an astronaut, jumping in zero gravity over the sidewalk cracks, my backpack filled with oxygen. Some mornings I would ride my rocket ship, evading asteroids and alien cruisers along the way, and I would barely make it to school on time (I mean, […]

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Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Companies need to be fully aware of global climate change conversations and how they will impact their supply chain in the near future. One of the biggest driving forces behind controlling greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate change is the Paris Agreement. On September 3, 2016 China and the US agreed to ratify the Paris […]

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