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by Conrad Winter, on May 9, 2022 6:25:44 PM

Pressure for greater sustainability continues to grow. Engineered wood pallets are proof: Wood pallets are getting a second life by being reduced to pulp and molded into single-use pallets. Unprecedented …

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by Staff, on May 9, 2022 6:18:53 PM

Albertsons has procured electric-powered transport refrigeration units from Advanced Energy Machines (AEM) to pair with its Volvo VNR Electrics, enabling Albertsons Cos. to make the first commercial 100% zero-emission grocery …

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by Staff, on May 9, 2022 5:58:56 PM

One of the biggest challenges in managing supply chain costs for food shippers? The rising price of fuel. Fears of escalating inflation, trade wars, and global economic uncertainty are driving …

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by Staff, on May 3, 2022 12:03:16 PM

There are many recent world events that have placed extraordinary pressures on food chains. First there’s the war in Ukraine, which is a major exporter of food ingredients (including wheat …

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by Staff, on Apr 25, 2022 7:05:56 PM

The Surface Transportation Board (STB) announced earlier this month it would hold a hearing on April 26-27 to address recent rail service problems and recovery efforts relating to various Class I …

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by Staff, on Apr 25, 2022 4:38:48 PM

Contract freight was solid in March 2022 and demonstrated the largest sequential gain since May 2020. March truck tonnage rose 3.8% compared with levels at this same time in 2021, …

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by Staff, on Apr 25, 2022 3:59:46 PM

PepsiCo has accelerated efforts to build a more resilient and sustainable food system, reducing absolute GHG emissions more than 40% by 2030 across entire value chain and pledging to net-zero …

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by Staff, on Apr 12, 2022 4:31:03 PM

Photo: Jim Allen/FreightWaves Despite the challenges of the pandemic, Nestlé continues to achieve improvements in organic sales growth through consumer-driven innovation that also strives to reduce the company’s environmental footprint …

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by Staff, on Apr 8, 2022 1:21:57 PM

The Dow Jones Transportation Average dropped nearly 5% in one of the index’s worst single-day performances in recent years. The 20-stock index fell $771.72 to close the session at $15,51130 …

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by Staff, on Mar 31, 2022 6:24:19 PM

When he was a teenager, Clyde Coleman got his first experience in logistics in the warehouse where his father worked for Xerox, the imaging giant at the time. “I helped …

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