Ingram Micro Launches Smart Steward Recycling Program

Provides Revenue for North American Resellers Seeking to Be Socially Responsible SANTA ANA, CA, Mar 07, 2011 –Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world’s largest technology distributor and supply-chain services provider, today launched its Smart Steward recycling program, providing a convenient avenue for the environmentally friendly disposal of small electronics and printer supplies. This new program is another way Ingram […]

Expanding UPS Green Fleet Travels 200 Million Miles

New Investments Being Made in LNG and Electric UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced its fleet of alternative fuel and technology delivery vehicles has driven 200 million miles since 2000. The alternative fuel fleet (AFV) now numbers more than 1,900 and another 62 vehicles have just been ordered. The total mileage accumulated by UPS’s “green fleet” is the equivalent of nearly […]

European Enterprise Award for Deutsche Post DHL

Prestigious prize from Roland Berger Strategy Consultants presented in recognition of successes in Asia Berlin, 02/25/2011, 10:00 AM CET Zoom Download Deutsche Post DHL received the enterprise award “Best of European Business 2011” in the category “success in Asia’s markets of the future”. Deutsche Post DHL received the enterprise award “Best of European Business” 2011 in the category “success in […]

First Sustainability Day of Deutsche Post DHL in Bonn

Group discusses the future with prominent guests Commitment to environment, education and disaster relief a fixed part of corporate strategy Bonn, 02/24/2011, 09:00 AM CET Zoom Download Deutsche Post DHL’s Disaster Response Teams organise the stream of relief goods after natural disasters. For the first time, Deutsche Post DHL is issuing an invitation to attend a Sustainability Day at its […]

UPS Clearing the Air with New LNG Tractors

Purchase Is Step Toward U.S. Energy Security UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it has purchased another 48 heavy tractor trucks equipped to run on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), bolstering its continuing effort to reduce the emissions of its truck fleet while taking a step toward energy security. The vehicles, to be deployed this year in the western United States, will […]

FedEx Unveils “Green” Data Center in Colorado Springs

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today celebrated the grand opening of its first environmentally sustainable (“green”) data center, located adjacent to the FedEx Rocky Mountain Tech Center in Colorado Springs, CO. Based on the application of a number of green design standards, the Enterprise Data Center–West (EDC-W) can be counted among the most energy efficient data centers in the U.S. Phase […]

Ingram Micro North America Receives ISO 14001 Certification

The US and Canadian businesses of the world’s largest technology distributor are recognized for environmental and sustainability efforts SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2011 — Ingram Micro, Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world’s largest technology distributor and supply-chain services provider, announced today that its North American operating unit received ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 14001 certification, recognizing effective environmental management systems. […]

FedEx “Leads” Express Industry in Pursuit of LEED Certification for New Buildings

FedEx Express U.S. Makes LEED Certification the Standard for New Buildings MEMPHIS, Tenn., January 18, 2011 — FedEx Express has made LEED® Certification the standard for newly-built US facilities. LEED, the green building rating system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), of which FedEx is an active member, is the leading benchmark for buildings that are designed, constructed and operated […]

UPS Broadens Availability of Carbon Offset Option

Addition to UPS WorldShip Expands Offering To More Than 400,000 Customers Atlanta, January 12, 2011 – UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced that customers in many countries in Europe, Asia and the Americas now may select UPS carbon neutral as an option within the UPS WorldShip® shipping system. WorldShip customers have the option of paying a small fee to calculate and offset […]

@LogisticsMatter: 2010 – A Year in Tweets

2010 has been the starting year for LogisticsMatter.com and April was the starting month. It all started on Twitter: After almost 9 months of sharing the best news stories and articles of interest on Logistics and Supply Chain with the world, @LogisticsMatter has seen it’s follower count rising steadily and as I write this we are at 1185 followers and […]