A New Drive in Supply Chain: Green Supply Chain Management

by Michael Kotendzhi | Logistics

When we discuss about packaging previously, sustainability and environmental-friendly come into the pictures when decision complies with company vision and mission. It is a social responsibility for both consumers and businesses that is constantly reminded through multichannel.

Especially in the society in Vancouver, British Columbia, the prosperous living style has driven people to make better and conscious choices in buying consumer products. Organics, non-GMO, or no animal-testing has been a central topic. When it comes to logistics industry, it is about pollution and the effect on the supply chain process.

Unavoidably, the controversy is still around the Green House Gas Emission in the global scale for the logistics industry. The search of alternative fuel supply is ongoing and the discussion using the most sustainable methods is differ all around the trades. Green Supply Chain Management incorporate all aspects around products including design, making, costing, operating, and demising. The management integrates the full concept into every step and become considerable into the full cycle.

18 Wheels Logistics holds a dedication to find every opportunity to serve and give back. We are philanthropy in practices and always look into transforming for a greener earth.  

Michael Kotendzhi is President of Operations & Transportation and a partner at 18 Wheels. Michael has over 15 years of experience and is equipped with a degree in Logistics from the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business. As well as a background in logistics from XPO Logistics (formally Kelron Logistics), North America's largest contract warehousing provider.

Michael's experience includes supply chain management, reverse logistics, & domestic transportation. He has developed 18 Wheels' trucking solutions, effectively utilizing the sister company's vehicle fleet and building a transportation supply-chain network across North America.