Logistics in Climate Change: Coping Strategies for Extreme Weather Events

Challenges Associated with Weather Events Infrastructure Damage Logistics infrastructure, including vehicles, warehouses, and equipment, is most vulnerable to severe weather conditions. Damage to such can lead to operational delays, increased repair costs, and safety concerns for employees. An example of this were the weather-related floods in the Ahrweiler district in July 2021. These caused massive […]

The Rise of Green Supply Chain Management in Logistics

What is Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM)? To begin with, what do we mean when we say supply chain management? In the most basic sense, a supply chain refers to a logistics system in which we look at all the individual steps involved in the creation of a product, up until the point when it […]

Logistics in an Age of Plastic

A Brief History “For centuries, historians and archaeologists have defined periods of human history by the technologies or materials that made the greatest impact on society—like the Stone Age, Bronze Age, or Iron Age. But what age are we in now?” According to an article in Smithsonian Magazine, the simple answer to that is a single […]

Myth: Sustainable logistics is only for big companies

Possible reasons for this myth The myth that sustainable logistics practices are only for large companies may exist for several reasons. One possible reason is that larger companies and/or corporations have more resources, including funding and manpower, to invest in sustainable initiatives. As a result, there might be a perception that only these companies are […]

The Logistics’ Road to a Sustainable Future

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An article in the World Resources Institute carefully summarizes all the key points from the 2023 Climate Change report from the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change). The current global temperature of 1.1°C has had, and will continue to have, drastic effects on environmental conditions. At the moment, the IPCC report indicates that there is […]

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