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How UPS, DHL Drive Emissions Cuts, Efficiency Improvements in Transportation and Logistics

How UPS, DHL Drive Emissions Cuts, Efficiency Improvements in Transportation and Logistics

Transportation is a major source of carbon pollution, accounting for about 24 percent of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide in 2015. This means that for the US and other nations to meet their commitments under the Paris climate agreement, transportation emissions must be reduced. Looking specifically at road transportation emissions, analysis … Read more »


COP21 Roundup: Schneider Electric, Acciona, BMW, Coca-Cola, Unilever, Elon Musk

As the COP21 climate change conference in Paris enters its second and final week, businesses and government leaders are increasing their calls for a climate deal and initiating new programs to limit global warming. Here are some of the recent announcements: The Compact of States and Regions, a reporting mechanism … Read more »


How Chemical Companies Can Use Logistics to Gain a Competitive Edge

Chemical companies could significantly increase their competitive advantage if they leverage logistics as a strategic management tool, according to new research commissioned by DHL. The worldwide chemical industry generates more than 700 million tons of freight annually. Chemical company supply chains are challenged by the variety of products, highly specialized … Read more »

IoT to Provide $1.9 Trillion Boost to Supply Chain, Logistics

IoT to Provide $1.9 Trillion Boost to Supply Chain, Logistics

The Internet of Things (IoT) will generate $8 trillion worldwide in value over the next decade, according to a trend report by DHL and Cisco. The report says this will come from five primary drivers: innovation and revenue ($2.1 trillion), asset utilization ($2.1 trillion), supply chain and logistics ($1.9 trillion), … Read more »

DHL Analytical Improves Paperless Efficiency

DHL Analytical has improved efficiency by automating laboratory processes and eliminating paper with Labcore, John Dupont, general manger at DHL Alalytical, tells Poplar Solution’s Mark Ferrero. In a Q&A, Dupont says the system has saved the company time and money, and made its systems more efficient and accurate. “We really … Read more »

Self-Driving Vehicles

Will Self-Driving Vehicles Take Off?

Self-driving vehicles can provide a wide range of benefits to the logistics sector including improved road safety, greater fuel efficiency and reduced environmental impact, according to a DHL report. However, as the trend report explains, autonomous technologies still have some way to go before reaching full maturity. Considerable catching up … Read more »

44 Firms Win EPA Supply Chain Awards

Frito-Lay, Kaiser Permanente, FedEx Express and DHL Express are among the 44 truck and multi-modal carriers to receive EPA awards for supply chain environmental and energy efficiency. The 2014 SmartWay Excellence Award winners are the program’s top environmental performers, setting benchmarks in how they move products and supplies, by transporting … Read more »

DHL Expands Carbon Reporting

DHL Global Forwarding has expanded its portfolio of carbon reporting services by adopting protocols and adding a web portal. The Product Lifecycle Accounting and Reporting Standard for Carbon Reports, has been added, along with a web platform DHL Carbon Dashboard 2.0, and its Quick Scan, which measures enterprises carbon efficiency … Read more »

Sustainable Supply Chain Winners Announced

IHS, Patagonia and Ryder are among the companies that have made sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy, according to Supply & Demand Chain Executive. The magazine has announced its 2013 Green Supply Chain award winners recognized for their achievements in sourcing/procurement, fulfillment/logistics, operations, product lifecycle management and … Read more »

EPA Names 2013 SmartWay Award Winners

Best Buy, Johnson & Johnson and Lowe’s are among the 55 companies honored by the EPA as industry leaders in supply chain environmental and energy efficiency with its 2013 SmartWay Excellence Awards. The annual SmartWay awards recognize top truck, intermodal and rail carrier partners that are setting efficiency benchmarks in how … Read more »

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