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RedPrairie announces Green Supply Chain Initiative

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RedPrairie , a world leading consumer driven optimisation company, has announced a green initiative to provide the technology, solutions and strategies to create more environmentally sustainable supply chains.

RedPrairie is initiating programs and providing education for companies to reduce the environmental impact of their supply chains.

RedPrairie is a supply chain technology provider which has been accepted as an Affiliate member of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWaySM Transport Partnership.

The Transport Partnership was established to promote the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and improve the efficiency of ground freight transportation. RedPrairie, with its innovative E2e solutions, will help its clients achieve their fuel and energy conservation goals.

Says John Jazwiec, President and CEO, “We are committed to our green strategy, including delivering solutions that are conscientious of the environment and programs to educate and enable employees. It is the responsible thing to do and we are embracing it. Through more efficient transportation, storage and packaging of goods, companies can significantly reduce dioxide emissions, wasted packaging, paper and energy consumption.”

RedPrairie is offering an educational whitepaper, “Greenlighting Efficiency: 7 Easy Steps to Reduce the Environmental Impact of Today’s Supply Chains.”

The seven points to reduce the environmental impact of supply chains include:

  • Optimise Routing and Consolidation
  • Improve Fleet Management
  • Increase Global Transport Efficiency
  • Create System Generated Tasks and Communications
  • Take Full Advantage of Improved Packaging Strategies
  • Use Energy Conservation Strategies in the Warehouse
  • Improve Labour Management

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