More than half (51%) of North American supply chain executives say having a green supply chain is a strategic priority, according to a study conducted by Loyola University’s Supply and Value Chain Center.
The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, Rosemont, Ill., presented its 2014 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Report, which outlines center-led research programs and activities and references specific actions being taken by more than 100 U.S. dairy farms, businesses and partnerships.
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods named The Schwan Food Co. as this year’s Sustainable Processor of the Year for its sustainable environmental efforts in home delivery fleet, direct-store-delivery systems and global supply chain and social responsibility.
The Euro-Mediterranean scenario that links the issue of maritime logistics to the trade service; air transport and the increasing opportunities for the export of perishable goods, a real competitive challenge for Italy; new technologies for the proper management of the cold chain to improve added value; and finally, the issue of simplifying the law and customs controls with the aim of creating fast channels for goods and documents.
The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) have developed the Sustainability Summit to give companies the tools, connections and proactive solutions to take their sustainability programs to the next level.