Software & Tech
Navigating the Diesel Price Surge
While the scale of food and beverage logistics networks makes diesel prices particularly impactful, exploring cost-competitive alternative fuels can provide network price stability and reduce emissions.
January 26, 2024
Path to Smarter Energy Can Lead Controlled Environmental Agriculture to Profitability
January 12, 2024
Why the Food and Beverage Industry will Benefit from Electric Fleets
October 24, 2023
Program Makes for Seamless EV Charger Selection and Hardware-Software Compatibility
October 23, 2023
California Truck Manufacturers Meet Zero-Emissions Target 2 Years Ahead of Schedule
October 23, 2023
Understanding the Real Driver of Electrification: Climate Change vs. Commercial Gain
August 11, 2023
Nominations Open for 2024 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers Award
3PLs and cold storage providers remain a key puzzle piece to building and nurturing partnerships, cultivating resilience and helping companies in the cold food space overcome supply chain disruptions. Submissions close March 22.
February 12, 2024
SCN Summit: State of the Supply Chain
June 4, 2024
Register now to hear from experts about the State of Today’s Supply Chains through topics revolve around Warehouse Automation, Generative AI, Automation, Electrification, Company Culture and more.
Supply Chain Visibility
Rock Stars of the Supply Chain: Disrupting Supply Chain Disruptions
Supply chain rock stars are the backbone of the cold food chain. Meet the winner's of this year's Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award.
February 7, 2024
57% of all Commercial Diesel Trucks are Near-Zero Emissions Models
Indiana ranks first of the states for the highest percentage of registrations of 2010 and later model year near-zero emission diesel trucks (73.2%). California lags the national average, taking the 35th spot (51.6%).
Diesel Technology Forum
July 10, 2023
Why California May Ease Phase-Out of Non-Zero-Emission Forklifts After 2026 Ban
Under the updated proposed regulation, fleet operators would still not be allowed to purchase new large spark ignition (LSI) forklifts as of 2026.
May 20, 2023
Electric Vehicle Hub Helps Sysco Advance Climate Change Commitment
The Riverside, Calif., site will also feature 4 MWh of battery storage and will increase its solar power generation by an additional 1.5 MW.
May 5, 2023
Analytics Tool Compares Diesel vs. Electric
EVAN (Electric Vehicle Analytic Navigator) is an electric vehicle (EV) life-cycle cost analysis tool designed to help define the future of transportation for corporate fleets.
Fleet Advantage, LLC
April 25, 2023
How Collaboration Can Reduce Environmental Impact
From how goods are packaged and transported to which materials can be reused or recycled, food manufacturers have a unique opportunity to influence how the broader market approaches environmentally friendly initiatives.
March 21, 2023
Standalone Propane Fueling System for Alternative Vehicles
The new portable dual-purpose standalone fueling systems allow fleets with various alternative fuel vehicles to refuel with propane autogas or recharge with DC Level 3 fast chargers independent of the grid.
Propane Education & Research Council (PERC)
March 14, 2023
Isuzu Introduces First Electric Truck
Every N-Series EV will be powered by a number of 20-kilowatt-hour, lithium-ion battery packs, and will include a host of safety features.
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc.
March 10, 2023
CARB-Compliant Trailer Refrigeration Unit
The new X4 7700 trailer refrigeration unit boasts high refrigeration capacities, demonstrated fuel savings of 20-25% and reduced emissions for greater sustainability and regulatory compliance.
February 28, 2023
New Laws All Over the World for EPR Packaging
Andorra, Italy, France, Spain, Greece and the Netherlands are all starting the year off with new EPR packaging laws in 2023.
February 8, 2023
A Net-Zero Supply Chain Could Transform Organizations
62% of sustainability leaders agree that building a net-zero supply chain would be the biggest transformation their organization has ever faced.
December 1, 2022
How Adding EV Charging Stations to Restaurants Attracts Key Audiences
The increasing EV demand means that restaurants will be competing with other businesses, including shopping centers, grocery stores and convenience stores to attract EV owners and convince them to come stay – and spend – with them.
November 21, 2022
Supply Chain Sustainability Considerations for Transportation Leaders
It’s no secret that supply chain processes directly impact the environment. As the demand for corporate social responsibility grows, supply chain leaders must make strategic course corrections and chart a path toward sustainable supply chain operations.
November 14, 2022
$163B Worth of Stock Discarded Due to Waste, Overproduction
Respondents say that on average 28.9% of their organization’s sustainability impact comes from the supply chain. However, just 4.4% of technology budgets on average are specifically dedicated to supply chain sustainability improvement.
November 11, 2022
Nearshoring, Autonomous Vehicles, Data Science to Create Seismic Shift in Future of Freight
Cloud services providers, megaretailers, vehicle manufacturers and tech startups are pursuing the transportation industry and its profit streams.
November 2, 2022
It’s Not Easy Being Green – For Customer-First Companies, It’s a Must
Traceability data affords optimization, and the accountability it promotes will be crucial to companies’ digital transformation and environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives.
November 2, 2022
Urgent Need for Transport Sector to Scale Sustainable Fuels
On average, only 0.3% of total transport-related revenues are invested in research and development into low-carbon technologies and fuels, such as electric vehicles and sustainable aviation fuels.
World Benchmarking Alliance
October 18, 2022
Google Maps’ Eco-Friendly Routing Optimizes Fleet Management
This feature is estimated to have helped remove more than half a million metric tons of carbon emissions—equivalent to taking 100,000 fuel-based cars off the road.
October 4, 2022
Supply Chain Leaders Expect Circular Economy to Increase Profits Through 2025
Looking out over the next three years, the focus will increase on procurement, with buyers being incentivized to purchase circular materials (41%).
September 28, 2022
Truck Refrigeration Combats Noise Regulations
The T-1200R Whisper Pro truck unit combats current and upcoming noise regulations to facilitate inner city distribution.
Thermo King Corporation
September 7, 2022
Manufacturing Net-Zero Emissions
To date, more than 300 of the world’s largest companies have also vowed to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040. With such bold commitments, some are asking, “now what?”
September 1, 2022
Bridging Today’s Clean-Diesel Technology into Tomorrow’s Alternate Energies
Brian Antonellis, SVP, fleet operations for Fleet Advantage, details the importance of fusing today’s and tomorrow’s technologies.
Fleet Advantage, LLC
August 31, 2022
Wholesale Prices Still Above 2021
Diesel fuel dropped from last month but is still 71% more than last year, significantly affecting the CPG industry as it makes up one-fifth of all freight transportation.
Consumer Brands Association
August 12, 2022
US Foods Reduces Carbon Footprint of Fleet
US Foods is said to be one of the early adopters of renewable diesel fuel use within the foodservice industry, successfully converting 100% of the fleet fuel used at its Vista, Calif., broadline distribution center to RD fuel in 2021.
August 11, 2022
Software & Technology
Santander, SAP Partner To Optimize Corporate Banking in Supply Chains
Santander CIB and SAP make an agreement to develop solutions to help companies navigate supply chain disruptions from a financial standpoint.
August 5, 2022
Material Handling Equipment
Achieving Zero Emissions in Agricultural Equipment
Although agricultural off-road equipment accounts for only a small percentage of the harmful emissions created by the industry overall, reduction of GHG emissions wherever possible can only help to reduce air pollution and climate change effects.
July 15, 2022
76% of Commercial Trucks Run on Diesel
Other fuels that play a role in commercial trucking include gasoline (23%) and compressed natural gas (0.4%). Electric and other categories each register less than 1%.
Diesel Technology Forum
July 13, 2022
Drone Technology Likely to Deliver Small Packages in Rural Areas
A 3PL expert describes the near future of delivery, which could likely be comprised of drone delivery in rural areas and electric bikes in urban environments.
May 25, 2022
Joint Venture Expands Electric Truck Charging
The project will initially deploy Level 2 (L2) electric truck charging stations with plug-and-charge capabilities to support Penske's growing battery-electric truck fleet in California.
Penske Truck Leasing
May 10, 2022
Microgrid Solution for EV Charging, Hydrogen Fueling
This new microgrid solutions provides increased safety with no risk of battery thermal runaway and small volume of hydrogen stored on site.
Kaizen Clean Energy
May 5, 2022
Energy Mash-up – Best Practices to Balance Profitability with Sustainability
June 14, 2022
The pressure on the food & beverage industry to minimize waste and maximize energy savings has never been greater. Your entire supply chain depends on critical, energy-intensive operations and processes to drive profitability and sustainability.