Software & Tech
90% of Companies Adopt Sustainable Product Development Designs
The Top 3 design practices implemented to advance sustainability objectives were artificial intelligence, design for sustainability and integration of electronics.
January 12, 2022
Why Packaging is Important for Small Business Logistics
January 3, 2022
Software & Technology
Preparing the Supply Chain for Changing Consumer Demands
December 19, 2021
Sustainability Still Sells. Here's Why.
December 17, 2021
Green Supply Chains Prevail Amid Global Disruptions
December 16, 2021
The Growing Importance of Sustainability in Supply Chains
December 13, 2021
The Direct-to-Consumer’s Impact on Supply Chains and Its Future
The L.I.N.K. podcast kicks of the new year with a deep look at the direct-to-consumer industry and its future. But first, the managing editor offers a refresher in the subject in today's column.
January 6, 2022
Partner Roundtable: Warehouse Automation
February 24, 2022
From forecasting and inventory refill to visibility and end-to-end traceability, today’s warehouse solutions are designed to improve the way companies track and trace product. But, how else do these solutions optimize the warehouse?
What Will the Supply Chain Look Like in 2022?
This past year pushed the supply chain to its brink, which is heavily detailed in this December issue of SDCE. As managing editor of the magazine, I'm proud to see what we have overcome as an industry but I'm cautious on what the future holds.
December 23, 2021
Packaging a Sustainable Future
Solutions include reusable packaging, in-store refill models and collaborative recycling efforts.
December 9, 2021
Semiconductor Supply Chain Will Remain Vulnerable Without Advanced Packaging Capabilities
After more than two decades of outsourcing, the United States can design the most cutting-edge electronics, but cannot manufacture them.
November 22, 2021
From the Warehouse Floor, Things Can Only Go Up
The growing shift to sustainable solutions across the supply chain industry has become not only a wonderful trend, but a way to think outside the box when it comes to efficient eco-friendly processes.
November 15, 2021
Sustainable Packaging Must be the Norm, Not the Exception
The time has come to completely rethink existing packaging materials and make sustainable options the norm, not the exception.
November 16, 2021
5 Ways to Boost Sustainable Innovation in Packaging Operations
Here are some innovative technologies and approaches that promise to deliver sustainability gains and reinvent and evolve packaging operations.
DHL Supply Chain
November 11, 2021
Women in Supply Chain: Opportunities Abound in the Supply Chain
Alicemarie Geoffrion, VP, packaging operations, DHL Supply Chain, details how there's many different areas in the supply chain that job-seekers can take advantage of, and still have fun.
DHL Supply Chain
October 25, 2021
8 Economic Market Trends That Will Impact Your Business
The print-on-demand field is nimble and typically well-poised to respond to supply chain disruptions.
October 4, 2021
Green Supply Chain Awards
Nominations for Green Supply Chain Award Close Sunday, Oct. 3
Nominations for Supply & Demand Chain Executive's Green Supply Chain award close Sunday, Oct. 3.
August 20, 2021
Packaging Boom Adds to Run on Industrial Property
The packaging industry plays a critical role in supply chain management and is a major occupier of industrial property.
September 18, 2021
How to Optimize Custom Packaging Strategies to Improve the Delivery Process
Brands must align their packaging strategy with their brand vision from the get-go to best ensure they are protecting their product experience, optimizing inventory and creating sustainable operations.
August 27, 2021
DS Smith Looks to Seaweed for Sustainable Packaging
DS Smith is exploring the use of seaweed fibers to determine if it can be used as an alternative to raw material in paper and packaging products.
August 16, 2021
SDCE and Blue Yonder Discuss the Importance of Sustainability in the Global Supply Chain
SDCE and Blue Yonder talk supply chain sustainability practices and how companies globally are viewing them.
August 2, 2021
Business Sales Signal Consumer Shopping Growth
As the world begins to open up as more people get vaccinated, businesses are now showing signs of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 28, 2021
74% of Shoppers Feel Guilty for Shopping with Big-Box Retailers
Kenco identifies key consumer trends and preferences across e-commerce shopping habits, sustainability, delivery and more.
July 20, 2021
COVID-19 and Cannabis Packaging Supply Chains
The cannabis industry is well-positioned for growth and resilience, as are cannabis packaging supply chains.
June 28, 2021
Carbon Neutral Shipping Grows in Small Business E-Commerce
Carbon neutral shipping provider Sendle completes its Series C funding with $35 million.
June 25, 2021
1 in 5 Goods Mislabeled Every Year, Costing Manufacturers $89,000 a Year
Minimizing errors that lead to a need to relabel products is the second biggest challenge manufacturers worldwide face in getting new label designs into production.
June 11, 2021
Software & Technology
E-Commerce Evolves the Supply Chain
With so much changing in retail, not just since the pandemic, but over the past decade, how has the supply chain adapted?
June 8, 2021
L.I.N.K. Live | SDCE Editors Talk Microchip and Cannabis Shortages and Recycling
Marina, Brielle and Mackenna discuss the microchip and cannabis shortage and the generational divide when it comes to sustainability practices.
May 26, 2021
Baby Boomers More Likely to Recycle Packaging Than Other Generations
Even though Boomers outpaced other generations in recycling, 57% of respondents said that they don’t mind accruing extra boxes as you can “never have too many.”
May 21, 2021
Manufacturers’ Sustainability Scores Improved 38% Since 2016
TSC found significant improvements in carbon and climate, water use, air quality, worker health and safety and managing biodiversity in sourcing.
The Sustainability Consortium (TSC)
May 13, 2021
SCS Encourages Supply Chains to Reduce Waste
SCS Global Services hopes to push companies into demonstrating zero waste practices through a new certification standard.
SCS Global Services
May 5, 2021
Maximizing Warehouse Potential with Corrugated Cardboard and Pallet Management
Now is the time to consider corrugate and pallet management services to maximize your warehouse operations, efficiency and safety.
May 3, 2021
Fast Shipping Times Still Wanted Despite Sustainability Needs
Sustainable companies are increasingly becoming more important to U.S. shoppers, though, their delivery speed for online orders defies attitudes, according to a survey by NielsenIQ.
April 30, 2021
Sourcing & Procurement
How to Make Returns More Sustainable in the Age of COVID-19
Retailers who employ dynamic technology, find the right partners and make returns as seamless as possible can help mitigate the environmental costs.
April 26, 2021
Ranpak Holdings Corp. Moves Forward with Sustainable Initiatives
Ranpak Holdings Corp. has released its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report for 2020.
April 15, 2021
Origin Materials and Packaging Matters Partner to Develop New Carbon-Neutral Packaging
This new partnership is a break through in the commercialization of the product.
April 14, 2021
Trex Finds Use for Packaging Waste Reuse
Trex Company helps reduce waste from packaging with a new program that encourages consumers to dispose of verified packaging into branded bins, to be turned into new Trex products.
April 7, 2021
L.I.N.K. Live | SDCE Editors Talk Consumer Packaged Goods with Tom Madrecki of Consumer Brands Association
Marina and Mackenna with Tom Madrecki of Consumer Brands Association, to discuss the new administration's impact on consumer packaged goods supply chains and what opportunities exist for CPG players in 2021.
The Consumer Brands Association
March 3, 2021
L.I.N.K. Live | SDCE Editors Talk Meal Kits, 3PLs and Cold Chain Logistics
Marina, Brielle and Mackenna talk top trends in the supply chain, provide a recap of SCN Summit: Sustainability and more.
February 24, 2021