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THINKING RED: GOING GREEN

A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

FOR INTRALOGISTICS

Logistics providers are increasingly recognizing the need to

strengthen and expand sustainability efforts. According to a survey by

Logistics Management, respondents foresee growing importance for

environmentally-sustainable operations, jumping from 36 percent today

to 46 percent in two years.

Not only that, but a report by Delphi anticipates that by 2030, systems

will be in place to ensure that the cost of carbon is allocated to the

polluter. It is more important than ever before that warehouse operations

become more energy efficient. There is one thing in particular that

industry experts agree on; taking action is better than waiting around

for something to happen. But what can businesses do to reduce its

environmental footprint? Many companies have taken to setting big goals

based on lowering their carbon footprint. After all, it's the big plans that

allow for change, and the small triumphs that get us there. However,

since only 48 percent of Fortune 500 companies had at least one

sustainability target in December 2018, a lot remains to be done.

For Swisslog, achieving our sustainability objectives means looking

at every aspect of our operations, from our products and our internal

operations to the suppliers we use. We also need the participation of all

our associates. To be successful, we must build a culture of sustainability

in which everyone is aware on a daily basis of the environmental impact

of their actions and decisions. That's the purpose of our 'Think Red: Go

Green' program.

Cathrin Völz, who is leading Swisslog's 'Think Red: Go Green'

sustainability campaign, says: 'Our goal is to help our customers

reduce their environmental footprint by enhancing the efficiency of our

solutions, enabling visibility and control of the energy consumption of

material handling automation, and developing new technologies that

support greater sustainability within warehouse processes.'

Swisslog is committed to sustainability in the solutions we deliver and

the way we operate our business. We are continuously advancing our

sustainability efforts and finding new ways to improve the efficiency of

our solutions to reduce our environmental footprint.

Find out how your distribution center can stay sustainable via:

 www.swisslog.com/GreenLog

Cathrin Völz, Head of Global

Marketing Swisslog

'Sustainability has to be integrated

into everything we do, every day. By

adopting a mindset of sustainability

across our organization, we can

consistently take the small actions that

add up to big results.'

Facts and Figures

ƒ Only 48 percent of Fortune 500

companies had at least one

sustainability target in 2018.

ƒ A report by Delphi anticipates that

by 2030, systems will be in place

to ensure that the cost of carbon is

allocated to the polluter.

ƒ 90 percent of respondents to

a survey by the Environmental

Defense Trust said that emerging

technologies can help improve both

their bottom line and environmental

impact.

THINKING RED: GOING GREEN

A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE FOR INTRALOGISTICS

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