Supply Chain Information

Major purchasers, from Fortune 500 companies to Federal and state governments, are requiring green standards for bidders to win contracts. The Environmental Help Desk is here to help your business understand and meet green supply chain requirements in order to compete.

Dec
19
2012
Supply Chain Requirement: Transportation - Rail Freight

Sector name: Transportation and Warehousing: Rail Freight SIC Code: 48-49   Major Players   CSX Norfolk Southern (NS) Burlington Northern & Santa Fe (BNSF) Union Pacific (UP) Kansas City Southern (KCS) Canadian National Railway (CN) Canadian Pacific (CP)   Major Issues While rail is more fuel efficient than trucks, they …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Dec
11
2012
Supply Chain Requirements: Shipping

Sector name: Shipping SIC Code: 48-49   Major Players   NYK: Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha Evergreen Marine Corporation CMA-CGM Maersk Mediterranean Shipping Company Hapag-Lloyd APL: American President Lines COSCO: The China Ocean Shipping Company Hanjin Shipping Company CSCL: the China Shipping Container Lines   Major Issues The 1973 oil crisis …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Dec
4
2012
Supply Chain Requirements: Trucking and Freight Industry

Sector Name: Transportation – Trucking/Freight SIC Code: 48-49   Major Players   J.B. Hunt UPS Atlas U-Haul FedEx DHL C&K Trucking Con-Way International: YRC Worldwide   Major Issues   The biggest issues with freight trucking managing the truck emissions that are harmful to air quality.  This involves either reducing fuel …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Nov
27
2012
Supply Chain Requirements: Transportation

Sector Name: Transportation SIC Code: 48-49   Major Players   Rail: CSX, Norfolk Southern, Burlington Northern and Santa Fe, Union Pacific Truck: UPS, J.B Hunt, U-Haul, Atlas Shipping: NYK, Evergreen Marine Corporation, Maersk, COSCO Air: FedEx, UPS, United Airlines, Delta Airlines, American Airlines   NOTE: The Environmental Help Desk will …

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Sep
9
2012
Millions of Dollars In Opportunities for Small Businesses with GSA

GSA has millions of dollars in contracts for small businesses  The Government Services Administration (GSA) is the federal agency solely responsible for supplying federal purchasers with high-quality products and services with incredible purchasing power. Between 2009-2010 the GSA engaged in over $9 billion worth of transactions throughout the country. Some of the …

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Willie Wright is a first year PhD student in the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina. Prior to his admittance he worked as a Research Assistant on the Research on Food and Farming for All (ROFFA) project, a National Science Foundation sponsored initiative, which assessed the...
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