Label this green! Bar-code supplier turns waste into fuel

DC Velocity

Label vendor converts manufacturing waste into combustible pellets. Green Logistics

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App Identifies Warehouse Waste

Material Handling and Logistics

Newcastle Systems has introduced a new app called the MotionMeter, a real-time activity tracker designed to perform time studies within the warehouse and identify waste

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Targeting Workplace Efficiency & the 3 Steps to Reduce Waste

Cerasis

Patrick gives us some insight into workplace efficiency and how to reduce waste. . Lean manufacturing consolidates equipment, people and workspace resources to reduce waste, create an effective flow of actions and create unbeatable manufacturing solutions. Targeting Workplace Efficiency and Reducing Waste . Lean manufacturing surrounds two factors: workplace efficiency and wasteful processes. Consumers won’t pay for your company’s waste. Determining Waste .

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Manufacturing Blogging – great idea or waste of time?

Cerasis

So now we know what a blog is but why is manufacturing blogging a great idea and not a waste of time: To Help People. Twitter LinkedIn The post Manufacturing Blogging – great idea or waste of time?

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Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

candidates instead of wasting time on routine tasks. The next. wave of. AI-led. recruiting Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts to hire smarter. 2A lly O | T h e n ex t. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g Introduction 3. From manual to automation 4.

Waste Disposal Solutions Revealed in Nuremberg

Logistics Business Magazine

German waste disposal expert Strautmann Umwelttechnik presented its waste disposal solutions at the BrauBeviale in Nuremberg last week. It says with its LiquiDrainer, bale- and briquette presses you successfully dispose of waste with little effort and maximum effect.

Industry View: Waste, Storage Space and the Hidden Extras

Logistics Business Magazine

David Coleman, Operations Director at HSM UK, discusses why environmental technology is an effective answer for organisations handling significant volumes of waste material. Not a waste but a resource. No time for waste. All businesses are chasing efficiency and convenience.

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Bridgestone unveils tires designed for waste trucks

Fleet Owner

The Bridgestone M870 and Firestone FS860 tires are designed exclusively for the waste industry and will enter the market later this year

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One Man’s Trash: How Blockchain Can Target Food Waste to Help End World Hunger

Material Handling and Logistics

billion metric tons—gets lost or wasted. Much of the food waste produced around the world can be traced back to inconsistencies in the supply chain: inventories aren’t recorded, suppliers aren’t informed, and quality isn’t taken into account.

Tesco to reduce food waste – Logistics Manager

247 Customs Broker

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China extending ban on solid waste imports

247 Customs Broker

The post China extending ban on solid waste imports appeared first on 247 Customs Broker.

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Industry View: Waste, Storage Space and the Hidden Extras

Logistics Business Magazine

David Coleman, Operations Director at HSM UK, discusses why environmental technology is an effective answer for organisations handling significant volumes of waste material. Not a waste but a resource. No time for waste. All businesses are chasing efficiency and convenience.

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Experts offer tips to help fleets cut waste and boost profits

Fleet Owner

Two industry experts shared tips on how fleet managers can eliminate waste and boost their bottom line during a recent Fleet Owner webinar

Asian ports under pressure after China ban on plastic and paper waste

The LoadStar

Port operations in South-east Asia have come under increasing pressure from a build-up in scrap cargo, following China’s crackdown on imported waste. The post Asian ports under pressure after China ban on plastic and paper waste appeared first on The Loadstar.

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Safety technology a key piece of Freightliner's new EconicSD waste collection truck

Fleet Owner

Freightliner Trucks unveiled its new EconicSD waste collection truck for the North American market, a low-entry, cab-over-engine model that comes standard with numerous safety systems. LAS VEGAS.

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Void Fill and the Chinese Import Ban on Waste Packaging

Logistics Business Magazine

million tonnes of plastic waste and 3 million tonnes of cardboard waste to China and Hong Kong, but starting in January 2018 China has placed an import ban on waste packaging. But the answer may be right under many of our noses, or at least in the waste container outside.

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Hiab Joins the Dots in Waste Management and Recycling at IFAT 2018

Logistics Business Magazine

On-road load handler Hiab, part of Cargotec, has over many years successfully served customers in the waste management and recycling industries with its equipment. “The world is changing with more regulations on how and when you can collect waste.

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Hyster to Focus on Waste Management and Recycling Portfolio at IFAT

Logistics Business Magazine

Hyster Europe is focusing on handling challenges in waste management and recycling operations at IFAT 2018 from 14-18 May in Munich, Germany. We are also committed to meeting the handling needs of diverse recycling operations, from paper and wood, through to metals and chemical waste.”.

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Webb Wheel puts the brakes on waste with efficient brake drum

Fleet Owner

The Alabama-based company says its patented Cool Running Technology (CRT) vents handle heat 10% better than comparable weight brake drums

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Growing A Green Supply Chain

Blue Grace Logistics

Campbells Soup, for example, managed to change their packaging process which cut waste and saved them a good bit of money in exchange. . “Going Green” has been an action catchphrase for just about every industry over the past decade.

Maersk lends a hand in ocean cleanup effort

DC Velocity

Danish liner company helps out with initiative to rid ocean of plastic waste. Transportation

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Intro to APU Weight Exemption

The Logistics of Logistics

Auxiliary power units (APUs) are one of the best tools that you can supply your truck drivers with to combat wasting fuel. They help drivers avoid wasting fuel, but they present a different problem because of their weight.

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Uberization of Logistics Has Arrived

The Logistics of Logistics

Cut the waste and reap benefits. For an industry that is forever on the move, the world of logistics is in a perennial state of change, facing numerous challenges and vague demands. Staying ahead in this dynamic landscape can be quite a roller coaster.

XPO to roll out smartphone app in Europe this spring

DC Velocity

Visibility app launched in North America earlier this year, helping reduce empty miles and lower fuel waste, firm says. Technology

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A suggestion for congestion

DC Velocity

Congestion wastes time, fuel, and productivity. There must be a better way to manage our infrastructure. Transportation

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Route optimization: A solution for traffic congestion

Fleet Owner

Any way you look at it, we’re wasting a lot of money and time because trucks are sitting in traffic

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This Week in Logistics News (August 4 – 10)

Logistics Viewpoints

Food waste and its impact on supply chains and the environment has been a hot topic lately. Tesco has scrapped “best by” dates on packaging to reduce waste, and Circular Systems is pioneering new tech to convert food crop waste – like banana peels and hemp stalks – into wearable fibers. Two more companies are stepping up their part to reduce food waste.

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How Product as a Service Enables the Circular Economy

Logistics Matter

According to Wikipedia: A circular economy is a regenerative system in which resource input and waste, emission, and energy leakage are minimized by slowing, closing, and narrowing material and energy loops.

UK plastics recycling under investigation for fraud and corruption

The LoadStar

Six UK plastic waste exporters have had their licences suspended or cancelled in the past three months, with the government setting up an investigation into “widespread” abuse. Complaints range from falsely claiming for waste that does not exist, waste not being recycled and left.

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Supply Chain Management:Make your Assets Green, as Dollar is.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Companies have started talking seriously about reducing carbon emission, saving water and electricity, waste reduction etc for which asset management packages would play significant roles. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy. Financial Services. Healthcare. High-Tech. Hospitality and Leisure. Industrial Manufacturing. Insurance.

Convoy’s Flex Loads seeks to better connect shippers and carriers while reducing empty loads

Logistics Management

With this new offering, Convoy is focusing on providing a better way for shippers and carriers to connect, which, it explained, is key, given how poor appointment setting is a major contributor to wasted time and empty miles

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Lean Manufacturing leads to greater efficiency

DC Velocity Reverse Logistics

Guest article by Dr. Keith Wade, American Public University System Lean Manufacturing leads to greater efficiency Lean manufacturing or Lean production is termed as a systematic approach that is used for elimination of waste within any given manufacturing system. Also, Lean considers wastes that are created through overburden and wastes.

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Logistics concerns issue Hurricane Michael service updates

Logistics Management

While the actual impact of Hurricane Michael has not come to fruition at this time, various freight transportation and logistics concerns have not wasted any time in communicating that this could be a severe weather invent that could have a major effect on operations, as well as safety concerns, of course

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Electric Class 8 refuse trucks from BYD headed to Seattle

Fleet Owner

Two of BYD’s 8R Class-8 battery-electric refuse trucks, fitted with New Way Viper Rear Loader refuse bodies, will be delivered to Recology in Seattle for use in residential solid waste pick up

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Trillium CNG selected to upgrade fleet’s fueling station

Fleet Owner

The Virginia-based recycling and waste collection company has been using compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks forAmerican Disposal Services recently chose compressed natural gas fueling facilities provider Trillium CNG to upgrade its fueling station.

Autonomous Boats Could Ferry Cargo in Busy Cities

Material Handling and Logistics

"Imagine shifting some of the infrastructure services that usually take place during the day on the road — deliveries, garbage management, waste management — to the middle of the night, on the water, using a fleet of autonomous boats,” says CSAIL Director Daniela Rus

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Construction underway for on-farm dairy RNG project

Fleet Owner

Amp Americas announced this is the second anaerobic digester gas-to-RNG facility to convert dairy waste to Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) for transportation fuel

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RWM Birmingham

Logistics Business Magazine

The Recycling & Waste Management Exhibition, which this year is under new management, is set to bring over 12,000 waste & recycling professionals spanning a wide-range of sectors.

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Overproduction vs. Fast Improvement Cycles

The Lean Thinker

In the classic “7 wastes” context, overproduction is making something faster than your customer needs it. Key Point #1: Don’t waste time trying to develop paper solutions to every problem you can imagine. A couple of weeks ago ago I posted the question “ Are you overproducing improvements? ” and compared a typical improvement “blitz” with a large monument machine that produces in large batches.

4 Tips for a Sustainable Supply Chain

PLS Logistics

By managing and improving economic, social and environmental performance throughout supply chains, companies can cut back on the waste of resources, optimize processes, uncover product innovations, save costs, increase productivity and promote corporate values.

Plastic Bulk Truckload Containers

Material Handling and Logistics

has introduced a new series to its BulkPak product line, HDMP4845, which is designed to offer maximum packout to eliminate wasted truck space, reduce freight costs and improve throughput Orbis Corp.

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Don’t Lose Your Balance on Electronic Recycling

Talking Logistics

The valuable recoveries in electronic waste are usually gold in connectors and circuit boards, copper used in heat sinks and power supplies, aluminum used in frames, chassis and cases. Dismantling an electronic device can be complex and costly.

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Only 15% Using Blockchain to Mitigate Financial Crime in Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

During the past five years, an average of 31% of respondents to annual Deloitte polls say their organizations have experienced supply chain financial crime—particularly fraud, waste or abuse—in the preceding year. .

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