Growing supply chains green

RedPrairie Corp., the first supply chain technology provider to be accepted as an affiliate member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay Transport

RedPrairie Corp., the first supply chain technology provider to be accepted as an affiliate member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay Transport Partnership, recently announced a green initiative aimed at providing solutions and strategies to create more environmentally sustainable supply chains.

As part of their initiative, RedPrairie is offering an educational whitepaper, “Greenlighting Efficiency: 7 Easy Steps to Reduce the Environmental Impact of Today’s Supply Chains,” available free to anyone interested in creating a more green and efficient supply chain. The seven steps include: optimize routing and consolidation, improve fleet management, increase global transport efficiency, create system-generated tasks and communications, take full advantage of improved packaging strategies, use energy conservation strategies in the warehouse, and improve labor management. To obtain a copy, go to www.redprairie.com

“We are committed to our green strategy, including delivering solutions that are conscientious of the environment and programs to educate and enable employees,” noted John Jazwiec, president & CEO. “It is the responsible thing to do and we are embracing it. Through more efficient transportation, storage and packaging of goods, companies can significantly reduce dioxide emissions, wasted packaging, paper and energy consumption.”

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