Top 10 Reasons to Green Your Supply Chain

Apr 16, 2010 3:50 PM ET

Taiga Company Blog

Supply Chain Management (SCM) over the past few decades has proven there to be opportunity to reduce cost and add value in the supply chain.  However, traditional Supply Chain SCM has focused primarily on cost, with professional consulting targeting costs (including transport, inventory, and administration) of 7% to 9% of revenue

The recent emergence of Green SCM provides the opportunity to review processes, materials, and operational concepts from a different perspective.  It incorporates the role of the environment in supply chain value creation.    Leading companies are finding unique value opportunity in Green SCM: Pepsi-Cola Saved $44 million by switching from corrugated to reusable plastic shipping containers for one liter and 20-ounce bottles, conserving 196million pounds of corrugated material.   Click here to continue reading.

Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".