Third-party logistics provider Kane Is Able, Inc. (KANE) has been named to this year’s Top Green Providers list by Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to the food and beverage supply chain.
The Top Green Providers focuses on sustainability in the global food supply chain with profiles of companies who are exceeding industry standards in their sector. The 65 companies on this year’s list includes food producers and manufacturers, transportation and logistics providers, equipment manufacturers, and other firms whose products and services are driving sustainability from farm to fork.
As a Top Green Provider, KANE features a collaborative distribution solution for small to mid-sized shippers that consolidates freight shipments. This program dramatically reduces transportation costs, streamlines load handling requirements, and reduces the number of trucks on
“Food producers and manufacturers have a longstanding and unique relationship to sustainability and environmental conservation considering their dependence on water resources and arable land,” notes Lara L. Sowinski, editor-in-chief for Food Logistics. “In recent years, sustainability has also become critical to other players in the global food supply chain, particularly transportation and logistics providers, equipment manufacturers, software and technology companies, and others who recognize that incorporating sustainable practices leads to more efficient, ethical, and profitable organizations.”
The Top Green Providers list was profiled in the June 2013 issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at www.foodlogistics.com.