Supply Chain Dive | November 25, 2020
Diageo committed to reach net-zero carbon emissions in its owned operations by 2030, the organization declared Monday. The beverage giant additionally pledged to lessen emissions from its supply chain by 50% by 2030.
The new objectives come after the maker of Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and Guinness arrived at its current objectives to cut emissions from its immediate tasks (scope 1) by half by 2020 from a 2007 gauge and decrease supply chain emanations by 30% in the equivalent time period. Diageo's Scottish refineries, Oban and Royal Lochnagar, will arrive at carbon neutrality before the finish of 2020, trailed by its India operations in 2025, trailed by the whole operation in 2030, as per the organization.
The organization additionally pledged to arrive at 100% generally recyclable or reusable/compostable packaging(presently at 99.5%) and 100% reused content in plastic packaging (as of now at 45%) by 2030.
Kenco Logistics | February 24, 2021
Kenco's new Transportation Management System enables small to mid-sized shippers to reach their goals and optimize their supply chains.
Kenco Logistics, a leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider, is proud to announce the launch of its most recent technology offering, Kenco STARR. This advanced transportation management system (TMS) empowers small to mid-sized shippers with the resources they need to effectively deal with their transportation networks and drive business achievement.
Kenco STARR is part of the company’s commitment to digital transformation at each level of the supply chain. With quick and easy deployment without integration, out-of-the-box detailing, and intuitive user experience, Kenco customers can rapidly use this TMS instrument to streamline their transportation networks for more noteworthy returns and consumer loyalty. As Kenco clients have generally expected, Kenco STARR includes access to free training and specialized services through a single, personal point of contact.
"At a time when the freight market is extremely volatile due to the COVID-19 pandemic, mitigating carrier increases and increasing supply chain reliability are paramount for companies of all sizes," said Michael McClelland, SVP of Transportation at Kenco. "We are excited to share our expertise with shippers who might otherwise not have an opportunity to take advantage of 3PL or TMS options."
Kenco provides integrated logistics solutions that include distribution and fulfillment, comprehensive transportation management, material handling services, real estate management, and information technology—all engineered for Operational Excellence. Woman-owned and financially strong, Kenco has built lasting customer relationships for 70 years. Kenco’s focus is on common sense solutions that drive uncommon value.
Spire Global, Inc. | August 12, 2021
Spire Global, Inc. a leading global provider of space-based data, analytics, and space services, and Gravity Supply Chain, a cloud-based supply chain management platform, jointly announced an extended strategic maritime data partnership, building upon the relationship initially established in 2017.
“We’re proud to partner with Gravity Supply Chain to help businesses around the world maintain a secure, robust, and efficient supply chain in face of significant complexities,” said Mark Dembitz, APAC Sales Director of Maritime Solutions. “This past year has reinforced that major disruptions to trade can cause ripple effects across the supply chain, which makes integrated and smart logistics solutions such as real-time end-to-end shipment visibility critical to business success.”
Informed by Spire’s advanced maritime data insights, Gravity Supply Chain has built a proprietary predictive and prescriptive platform which unlocks data across not just an organization's immediate supply chain, but throughout the multiple tiers that support it, including potential disruptors like weather, labor strikes, the impact of natural disasters. Using satellite-based data from Spire’s maritime solution, users are able to monitor their fleet and shipment location around the globe.
“Modern businesses rely on having current, precise, and reliable data to make informed decisions. Our continued partnership with Spire lets us confidently deliver the insights customers need to manage their supply chains efficiently and cost-effectively,” said Graham Parker, Gravity Supply Chain CEO. “We look forward to continuing to work with Spire to provide innovative smart logistics solutions to users across the world.”
About Spire Global, Inc.
Spire is a leading global provider of space-based data, analytics, and space services, offering access to unique datasets and powerful insights about Earth from the ultimate vantage point so that organizations can make decisions with confidence, accuracy, and speed. Spire uses one of the world’s largest multi-purpose satellite constellations to source hard to acquire, valuable data and enriches it with predictive solutions. Spire then provides this data as a subscription to organizations around the world so they can improve business operations, decrease their environmental footprint, deploy resources for growth and competitive advantage, and mitigate risk. Spire gives commercial and government organizations the competitive advantage they seek to innovate and solve some of the world’s toughest problems with insights from space.