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What Is Sustainability?

Understand how Sustainability fits into the supply chain

Sustainability is a business practice focused on shrinking a company's carbon footprint, reducing waste and saving money, while conducting operations in a socially and environmentally responsible way. Within the shipping industry, there are several ways to use the analytical power of network design tools to make supply chains focused more on sustainability. Some of these examples include shrinking the carbon footprint of freight operations, reducing waste and maximizing resource utilization, and supporting green operations.