CONTENTS JUNE 2022 | VOL. 42 | NO. 6
41 75 GREEN
SUPPLY CHAIN PARTNERS Inbound Logistics editors recognize 75 logistics and supply chain companies for their green initiatives and notable sustainability eorts in facilitating environment-first supply chains. 64 POP QUIZ: SUPPLY CHAIN EDUCATORS ANSWER PRESSING QUESTIONS Supply chain management programs attract students in record numbers as the pandemic underlined its significance. How are education programs preparing those students for a career in the field? We quizz some top supply chain programs to find out.
27 HOW TO CHOOSE A FREIGHT BILL AUDIT & PAYMENT PROVIDER
CHEMICAL LOGISTICS: CRITICAL CHALLENGES DRIVE CREATIVITY Chemical shippers and their partners keep critical shipments moving safely and eciently—refining their strategies and getting creative despite considerable challenges. Here’s how leading providers formulate solutions for chemical shipments. 88 GROCERY SHORTAGES: THE WORM IN THE APPLE A smorgasbord of factors are leading to grocery shortages, but retailers can take a bite out of the challenge through advance planning, visibility, and a focus on supplier relationships.
Freight bill audit and payment (FBAP) providers help shippers with the heavy lifting—managing transactions with carriers, while also adding strategic value. Here’s how to find the best fit.
34 SUPPLY CHAIN HELPS MEET ESG GOALS Interest in environment, social responsibility, and governance (ESG) is growing, and companies are increasingly turning to their supply chains to help meet their ESG goals. Their supply chain partners nurture these sustainability initiatives with innovative tools and services.
ABOUT THE COVER Electrify America and NFI Industries collaborate on the largest heavy-duty electric truck charging infrastructure project in the United States. Slated for completion by December 2023, the project provides 34 ultra-fast DC chargers to support 60 electric freight trucks that NFI will utilize to serve the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. (Photo courtesy of NFI.)
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