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Green Supply Chain

Commentary

The California Air Resources Board without public notice adopted a resolution that could undermine the competitiveness of California's ports.

News & Analysis

06 Dec 2019
Sponsored: Sandra Karlsson, head of DGF GoGreen Europe for DHL Global Forwarding, discusses the significance of IMO 2020, the regulation's actual impact, consumer expectations, and exciting decarbonization options available to shippers.
17 Oct 2019
Peter Tirschwell, vice president, Maritime & Trade, IHS Markit discusses the International Maritime Organization's mandates for carbon emission reduction by 2050 and the most likely paths to reaching that goal.
12 Jan 2018
The Port of Oakland is urging truckers to apply for roughly $65 million in state funding to update their trucks.
03 Nov 2017
The 2017 Clean Air Action Plan that the ports adopted this week is an environmental document that will guide investment decisions by terminal operators and motor carriers in Southern California for the next 20 years.
23 Oct 2017
Final draft of strict clean air plan to be presented to LA-LB harbor commissions on Nov. 2.
20 Oct 2017
Los Angeles-Long Beach market share has eroded steadily since 2002.
18 Oct 2017
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will soon release the final draft of an update to its historic Clean Air Action Plan.
21 Sep 2017
The Chinese government has been cracking down on factories with low environmental standards and safeguards since the early 2000s.
A factory in China.
06 Sep 2017
China’s clean-up campaign has shut down tens of thousands of Chinese factories with no end in sight.
28 Aug 2017
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in 2016 were able to reduce emissions while handling more volume.
14 Aug 2017
The rule would reduce emissions that contribute to global warming, which threatens the long-term viability of international supply chains.
03 Aug 2017
Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Oakland may be able to meet regulatory goals for zero-emission cargo-handling equipment at a fraction of the cost initially forecast.
19 Jul 2017
Clean-air update would result in estimated $7 billion to $14 billion in extra costs in Los Angeles-Long Beach while expanding even further the ports' leading emissions reductions among US ports.
29 Jun 2017
A coalition of groups is calling on the Port of New York and New Jersey to revive a plan to ban all trucks with engines from 2007 or older from the port, expressing health concerns.
14 Jun 2017
The Southern California mayors emphasized that their ports will remain competitive.
09 Jun 2017
The fuel does not require any modification to vessels and emits 25 percent less carbon dioxide (CO2) than standard marine fuel.
08 Jun 2017
As companies institute sustainability goals to woo investors and consumers, the shipping industry is becoming more transparent about its carbon emissions.
28 Mar 2017
Ships calling Yokohama can stack various incentive schemes to get discounts of up to 100 percent on port dues.
21 Mar 2017
El Coqui slid into the water Monday.
21 Feb 2017
An innovative shipping network reduces trucking costs and carbon output for the third-largest US importer.
03 Feb 2017
Beneficial cargo owners got a taste of what to expect back in 2012.
23 Sep 2015
The U.S. arm of the global package express carrier is buying 45 electric cargo vans as part of a broader initiative to run more "clean" vehicles. Overall, corporate sustainability targets are powering interest in electrics.
19 Aug 2015
Several compressed natural gas fueling stations for trucks and other vehicles across the U.S. opened over the past few weeks, a sign that lower diesel prices may have slowed but not stopped the conversion of truck fleets to the alternative fuel.
30 Apr 2015
UPS Freight is adding liquefied natural gas-powered tractors to its less-than-truckload fleet, cutting emissions and, hopefully, long-term term fuel costs. Shippers still want trucking partners to help them reach sustainability goals.
16 Oct 2014
Clean Energy Fuels will expand its CNG-delivery network and customer list through partial ownership of NG Advantage, which operates a trucking-based 'virtual pipeline' for CNG fuel.
Environmentally sustainable business practices in the sourcing and delivery of products and services.
18 Mar 2014
Companies are increasingly looking for ways to employ environmentally sustainable business practices in their sourcing and delivery of products and services.
Supply chain sustainability
18 Mar 2014
The definition of “supply chain sustainability” has morphed significantly since it came into use 10 or 15 years ago.
09 Jan 2014
Rising shipper demand for returnable or reusable freight packaging is driving expansion at packIQ, which designs and makes industrial packaging.
30 Aug 2013
Shippers and third-party logistics providers have embraced numerous strategies to reduce emissions and lower costs in an effort to improve supply chain sustainability. Yet emissions reduction is only one part of corporate sustainability agendas that have expanded to include human rights, labor practices, business ethics, anti-corruption, charitable contributions and humanitarian relief.
27 May 2013
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.
TPM 2013 was held in Long Beach, California.
08 Mar 2013
The Twitter feed from TPM 2013 was on fire through the three-day conference. Here are just some of our favorites.
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...
SDV's new green hub
04 Dec 2012
Supply chain management company SDV has opened a $55 million warehouse in Singapore with nine floors of production and office space, spanning an area of 42,000 square meters...
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.