Sustainability

By MMH Staff · April 4, 2012
Greener Office delivery service implements reusable plastic containers
By Michael Levans · April 1, 2012
The general interest level and media attention given to the concept of “sustainability” has traditionally ebbed and flowed with the price of fuel.
By MMH Staff · March 30, 2012
The International Warehouse Logistics Association recently presented its 2012 Distinguished Service Award to Dale S. Rogers, professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management and co-director of the Center for Supply Chain Management at Rutgers University.
By MMH Staff · March 23, 2012
Crown Equipment Corporation announced that its Crown Lift Trucks branch in Dayton, Ohio, achieved zero landfill status.
By MMH Staff · March 14, 2012
The newest member to join the Reusable Packaging Association, Federal Supply Services International, brings with it unique capabilities and experience within the reusable supply chain.
By MMH Staff · March 7, 2012
The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) is teaming up with StopWaste Partnership to host a Use Reusables Workshop in Salt Lake City, UT on March 21.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 1, 2012
Following a retrofit of its DC, BSN Sports has achieved new levels of productivity and space utilization.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 1, 2012
Some researchers are asking what the real world of distribution and logistics can learn from the digital world of the Internet.
By Lorie King Rogers · March 1, 2012
Clover Hill Foods installs an intelligent LED system to reduce lighting energy use by 91% and overall energy use by 32%.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 7, 2012
To help companies quantify the environmental sustainability benefits that can be achieved through reusable packaging, ORBIS Corp. (Booth 2700) announced a life cycle assessment-based initiative in a press conference yesterday.
<p>Lew Smith, Global Product Line Director, and Jaime Shackleford, Product Line Manager for Sealed Air (Booth 2709) show off some of the company’s new protective foam packaging lines.</p> By Sara Pearson Specter · February 6, 2012
Responding to increased demand for sustainable packaging alternatives—and to support sustainability initiatives—Sealed Air (Booth 2709) launched the three foam lines made of recycled resin yesterday: EthafoamMRC (with 100% pre-consumer content), Ethafoam HRC (with 65% recycled content), and Stratocell RC (with 60% content) foams.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 6, 2012
Flow-Rite Safety Solutions (Booth 4328) introduced the Crossing Guard forklift collision awareness system that detects two separate motions to trigger an audible alarm and high-intensity LED alarm light.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Bob Trebilcock · February 1, 2012
Conveyor purchases may be preparing for a pause, according to Modern’s annual survey of conveyor users.
By Lorie King Rogers · February 1, 2012
Vermont’s Burlington Drug Company turned to a voice solution to create a greener picking process and save some green on its bottom line.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 1, 2012
Answer these 10 questions to find the best fit for your operation.

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