Tag Archives: supply chain

Oct
1
2015
Summer Certification Wrap Up!

It has been an incredibly busy summer for us at Green Plus.  Since Memorial Day (the official start for summer in our book), we welcomed 21 new members, and 11 newly Certified businesses.  We also welcomed businesses that operate in states where Green Plus previously had no presence, including Iowa, Wisconsin, …

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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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Sep
24
2015
Foster-Caviness earns Green Plus Certification

Congratulations to Foster-Caviness for its recent Certification with Green Plus!!   Like many of our recent Certifications, Foster-Caviness–which has three locations between Greensboro, Charlotte, and Raleigh, NC–came to Green Plus through the PRO*ACT program, a national membership organization of food and produce distributors.   “Being Green Plus Certified is incredibly important …

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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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May
12
2015
Produce Source Partners Earns Green Plus Certification

Congratulations to Produce Source Partners, the newest organization to earn full Green Plus Certification! Produce Source Partners, based in Ashland, Virginia, came on board as part of the new partnership between Green Plus and PRO*ACT, a national membership organization for food distribution companies.  PSP is now the second PRO*ACT member …

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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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Apr
10
2015
Bix Produce earns Certification, First Green Plus Certified Business in Minnesota

Congratulations to Bix Produce, the most recent business to earn Green Plus Certification, and the first to do so in the state of Minnesota. St. Paul-based Bix Produce provides produce to customers throughout Minnesota, and into parts of Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Iowa.  It provides bulk and specialty fresh produce to …

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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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Mar
20
2013
Supply Chain: Health Care and Social Assistance

Sector Name: Health Care and Social AssistanceSIC code: 62   Major Players Health Care Product Suppliers:   Abbott Labs Baxter InternationalBD Covidien Cardinal   Hospital Systems/Groups:   Ascension Health Community Health Systems Hospital Corporation of America Kaiser Permanente Premier Inc. VA Hospitals   Major Issues Below are five general areas …

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Scott Brennen, native of no-where-in-particular, earned an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Grinnell College in 2008. After graduation, he joined the Peace Corps, which put him to work teaching 9th grade Chemistry at a rural high school in Mozambique. He is currently studying science...
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Mar
13
2013
Supply Chain Information: Accommodations & Food

Sector Name: Accommodations & Food Supply Chain SIC code: 73 The implementation of sustainable methods within the food supply chain has become an industry standard. It is common for large distributors to use bio-fuels, fuel-efficient vehicles, locally grown produce, and sustainability reports throughout their operations. Major food distributors like SYSCO …

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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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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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Jun
23
2010
Supply Chains and Sustainability, A Natural Match

Though there is still a misconception that supply chain issues only affect manufacturers, third-party logistics firms, and suppliers of raw materials, supply chain issues probably affect your business. If you purchase supplies in the course of your operations, or if you add value to something and pass it downstream, you …

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Stacie Nagy is currently pursuing an MBA at the Jenkins Graduate School of Management at NC State University, with a dual concentration in Supply Chain Management and Consulting & Services Management. She is vice president of her school's chapter of Net Impact. Prior to returning to school, Ms...
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