Saturday 18th Jan 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Counting the costs of global sourcing

What are the true costs of global sourcing? Research conducted by Cranfield's Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management for the UK Department of Transport highlights the significant risks and environmental impact of sourcing from distant low-cost

Green and mean

How do you balance 'lean' with 'green'? Consumers want goods that have been ethically sourced and delivered in an environmentally responsible way - however they are not keen on paying extra for them. So to what degree can the FMCG sector accommodate thes

Greening the supply chain

Building a greener supply chain is not easy with conflicting views on carbon offsetting, food miles and biofuels. Technology can help - but so can a radical review of accepted practices.

A step towards a better carbon footprint for Asda

Asda has chosen Isotrak to supply it with a transport management system aimed at helping reduce its carbon footprint, while improving service quality between distribution centres and stores, and creating better-structured working conditions for its driver

Greener grocers

As Tesco commits to carbon labelling, Carrefour sets up an ‘Environment club’ and M&S pledges to spend €300m on being carbon neutral by 2012, the stakes are riding high to secure the moral high ground in the battle for green consumers. But in these unchar

DfT in environmental test

More than 7,500 distribution vehicles are taking part in an environmental survey into the transport of food and drink which began at midnight on Wednesday 7 March.

Wincanton to manage “carbon positive” shed

Sainsbury’s has chosen Wincanton to manage a 620,000 sq ft distribution centre being developed by ProLogis Park at Pineham, Northampton which is promised to be “carbon positive”.