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Maine Pointe: ESG-driven supply chain becoming key part of corporate growth

Rather than being a nice-to-have PR tactic, an enterprise-wide environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategy that stretches across the supply chain is a key element in preserving growth for businesses, according to the first part of a three-report series from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI). 

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Truckin’ for a Greener Environment

Originally posted in Food Logistics

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It’s not easy, but 3PLs and transportation providers are working toward sustainable fuels.

All those trucks you see on the road? They’re carrying almost 71 percent of the freight tonnage moved in the United States. According to the American Trucking Associations (ATA), that’s 10.5 billion tons of freight annually, requiring more than 3.6 million heavy-duty Class 8 trucks and over 3.5 million truck drivers. And, the ATA reports, it also takes 39 billion gallons of diesel fuel to move all of that freight. 

Topics: Transportation Sustainability