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Walmart, J.B. Hunt, Loblaws, Meijer, Onboard with Preorders for…

Despite there being no official pricing information available to date, Walmart, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, retailer Meijer Inc, and Canadian grocery giant Loblaws have all placed orders for Tesla’s new heavy-duty all electric transport semi-trucks.

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Nearly 1,300 readers voted in 13 categories for the best innovations in materials handling equipment. (December 14, 2017)

The global branded apparel company, VF Corporation, embraces the complexity created by customer demand for unique styles as a competitive differentiator and focuses on talent management initiatives to leverage that complexity and manage risk in its supply chain. (December 13, 2017)

While many packaging materials are not industrial compostable, this new, green packaging material washes down the drain. Sustainable packaging, Organic Packaging materials, Green Packaging (December 13, 2017)

Global environmental disclosure platform recognizes Brambles as one of the six global leaders in fighting supply-chain deforestation. (November 29, 2017)

Despite there being no official pricing information available to date, Walmart, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, retailer Meijer Inc, and Canadian grocery giant Loblaws have all placed orders for Tesla’s new heavy-duty all electric transport semi-trucks. (November 19, 2017)

In this report, the International Council on Clean Transportation, ICCT, assess zero-emission heavy-duty vehicle technology to support decarbonization of the freight sector and compare the evolution of heavy-duty diesel, diesel hybrid, natural gas, fuel cell, and battery electric technologies in the 2025–2030 timeframe. (November 18, 2017)

Just 15 months after its launch, the CLTD (Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution) credential surpassed 1,000 certifications. (October 26, 2017)

While Apple featured as the second most responsible company, Samsung and Amazon faced heavy criticism from the report with the authors going so far as to say Amazon is “one of the least transparent companies in the world in terms of its environmental performance.” (October 18, 2017)

Amid a record-setting drought, the company met sustainability and productivity goals. Warehouse Sustainability, Green Warehouse, LEED Certified Warehouse Solutions (October 10, 2017)

Winners to present their submissions at Pack Expo 2017 RPA Reusable Packaging Learning Center | Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | 2:30 pm PDT (September 06, 2017)

The BioPreferred Program was developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help showcase sustainable products and promote use of renewable agricultural resources. (August 29, 2017)

Villa brings more than 20 years of automation experience in sales management and global business management roles in Brazil, Mexico and the United States. (August 16, 2017)

BMW’s collaboration with South Carolina Ports and Norfolk Southern creates a unique intermodal solution that eliminates truck moves, improves its sustainability efforts and subsequently spurs manufacturing efficiently in a growing region. (August 03, 2017)

Walmart to expand use of hydrogen fuel cells in its distribution center material handling fleet by $80 million. (August 01, 2017)

Recognized and referenced by more than 400 codes, rating systems, and procurement policies worldwide, the GREENGUARD Certification requires that products meet some of the world’s most rigorous and comprehensive limits for low emissions of volatile organic compounds into indoor environments. (July 25, 2017)










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