Renewable Materials

The Mindset Required for Sustainable Supply Chains

Posted: 12/20/2021 - 00:00
If a purchased good is not sustainable, then waste, or money for that matter, is left on the table.

Supply chain and sustainability are two sides of the same coin. A standard teaching practice within supply chain is “lean thinking” that advocates for minimalist, one-piece flow to the tune of an ever-present waste reduction drumbeat. Unfortunately, this drumbeat isn’t always heard. The prevalence of waste in far-reaching corners of supply chains is in large part due to the sheer global scale of many manufacturers.

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