For a green warehouse, start small

Executives looking to green their warehouses but discouraged by the high costs of the most proven tactics can make five cost-efficient changes to achieve a more green distribution center, Industrial Distribution reports. Rethinking the usage paths of every day machines, providing a driver comfort station to reduce idling time, optimizing inbound/outbound truck schedules, exchanging lights, and replacing dock doors with speedier versions are all relatively cheap tactics for reducing the carbon footprint. In fact, anything that makes the load building processes more efficient is likely to reduce the carbon footprint, so it may be worth implementing no matter how small. Dive Insight: As global emissions standards begin to enter into effect, companies are more likely to push sustainability requirements throughout their supply chain. Like metrics without benchmarks, the goals m...

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