If more shippers are starting to think about co-loading freight and sharing capacity to fight rising transportation costs, some credit should go to Kimberly-Clark. For more than two years, the $21.1 billion consumer packaged goods company has successfully shared truck capacity with another CPG shipper, Colgate, to improve distribution to a limited number of CVS Caremark retail stores.
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15 Feb 2013
Logistics leaders discussed shifts in sustainable practices at the 45th annual Georgia Foreign Trade Conference last week, particularly progressions in emissions control...
04 Dec 2012
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27 Nov 2012
Shipowners support global efforts to reduce vessels’ carbon-dioxide emissions but don’t want to be used as a “cash cow” b
18 Oct 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded the Port of Long Beach a $1.34 million grant on Oct. 17 to deploy cleaner cargo-handling equipment at its container terminals.
15 Oct 2012
The U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy today introduced the International Index of Energy Security Risk...
03 Oct 2012
UPS will deploy 40 new hydraulic hybrid vehicles, developed by Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. and Parker Hannifin Corp.