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Thursday, December 16, 2010

In this climate, many materials handling companies are being increasingly socially responsible and are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint. In some cases, this means creating a greener product, in other cases it means a greener process and a sustainable working environment.
Posted on 12/16 at 09:57 AM
FeaturesSustainabilityLift TrucksMaterials HandlingAccentureKomatsuPermalink


Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Although not new to the materials handling market, reusable plastic totes and containers are growing in use throughout many industries by addressing seven key challenges for users.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) chain of custody certification ensures the certified raw wood is accounted for throughout the supply chain.

Monday, November 22, 2010

In its new 117,000 square foot distribution center, The Greater Boston Food Bank is applying materials and information handling best practices to feed more than 83,000 people from underserved communities each week.

Friday, November 19, 2010

We're schizophrenic on green, and that's an opportunity for our industry
Posted on 11/19 at 04:47 AM
BlogsSustainabilityAutomationLift TrucksBatteriesPermalink


Friday, November 12, 2010

Manufacturing respondents say meeting customer expectations is their biggest business concern regarding reverse logistics.
Posted on 11/12 at 01:25 PM
NewsSustainabilityIDC Manufacturing InsightsReverse LogisticsPermalink


“When the recession hit with full force two years ago, we urged our members to stick with sustainability as a key to achieving long-term business success,” said BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer.
Posted on 11/12 at 12:27 PM
NewsSustainabilityGlobalSupply ChainEconomyBSRPermalink


Monday, October 25, 2010

The continuous motion Tritium multipacker includes the RoboWand programmable path wrapping section for enhanced versatility, ease of changeover, and finished product quality.
Posted on 10/25 at 04:46 AM
SustainabilityPackagingMaterials HandlingStandard-KnappPermalink


Tuesday, October 19, 2010

For bracing trailer loads to avoid damage from shifting, Air-Lock truck dunnage bags offer a sustainable, security-sensitive solution.
Posted on 10/19 at 03:50 AM
SustainabilityPackagingInflatable PackagingPermalink


Friday, October 15, 2010

With its new DC, the pet retailer has reduced its handling costs, bolstered its green transportation initiatives, and fortifies its overall distribution network—all while providing room to grow.
Posted on 10/15 at 09:55 AM
SustainabilityWarehousesTransportationDistribution CenterTGW SystemsPermalink



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