Sustainability

Benefits of a Sustainable Reverse Logistics Strategy

Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Technology
April 11, 2013

Recondition, Reuse or Recycle Goods to Minimize Environmental Impact and Maximize Revenue Streams When it comes to disposal and recovery efforts for returned or end-of-life products, taking a sustainable approach can deliver handsome returns. This i...

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Optimize Your Fleet Performance with Technology

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Sustainability
April 4, 2013

How Onboard Intelligence Can Help You Optimize Fleet Performance Whether your fleet consists of three trucks or 300, managing multiple vehicles and drivers is far from easy. Keeping your fleet on the road, serving customers and making money means en...

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Lean Best Practices Optimize Stonyfield’s Supply Chain

Lean Guiding Principles, Supply Chain, Sustainability
March 13, 2013

In a quest to fulfill their environmental mission, leading organic dairy manufacturer, Stonyfield, seeks to optimize its supply chain model to be environmentally friendly.  After applying Ryder’s Lean Guiding Principles, Stonyfield has accomplish...

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Benefits of a Good Reverse Logistics Strategy

Industries, Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Technology
March 1, 2013

For today’s consumers, returning goods has become easier than ever. Whether purchased online or in the store, preferences change and new products and technology become available. For retailers and consumer goods manufacturers, the returns process m...

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Post-holiday Season: Reverse Logistics Keeps on Giving!

Industries, Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Technology
February 5, 2013

The holiday season has passed, but now there is a different kind of hustle and bustle taking place in the retail world – the return of merchandise. January and February mark the busiest months of the year for holiday returns, with returns adding up...

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5 Ways to Ensure a Safe Supply Chain Environment

Safety & Environment, Supply Chain, Sustainability
January 31, 2013

The responsibility of ensuring a safe supply chain environment and the challenges that come with it fall with logistics professionals across all industries. The transportation and logistics industry face a particular challenge because its business d...

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How Corporate Sustainability Can Make Commerce Flow

Supply Chain, Sustainability
September 26, 2012

Sustainable Supply Chain Goals and Challenges Contributions to sustainability are a growing priority for many corporations. Company leaders are realizing that sustainable supply chains can not only have positive environmental and human impacts, but ...

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Ryder and Fresh & Easy are Finalists in ‘Logistics Quarterly’ Magazine Sustainability Study and Awards Program

Supply Chain, Sustainability
July 16, 2012

Ryder and customer Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, a leading grocery retailer, have been selected as finalists in Logistics Quarterly (LQ) Magazine’s Sustainability Study and Awards Program. LQ Sustainability Study and Awards Program This a...

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The Sustainable Benefits of Reverse Logistics

Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Technology
June 8, 2012

Reverse logistics is intrinsically aligned with environmental sustainability. When companies maximize tons per mile, consolidate shipments, reduce returns and optimize product disposition/asset recovery processes, they are simultaneously reducing har...

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Sustainable Supply Chain Management & Reverse Logistics

Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain, Sustainability
May 14, 2012

Once a supply chain afterthought, reverse logistics has evolved into a highly complex endeavor. This is especially true in the hi-tech/electronics sector, where product lifecycles have dramatically shortened, global service networks create more suppl...

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