The Age of Traditional Warehousing is Over
It's Time for "Green Smart Warehousing"
Modern warehouses come with various intelligent management technologies and are more environmentally friendly.
Automation plays a key role in sustainable energy management in warehouses.
Warehousing plays a key role in making the global economy sustainable, and intelligent system is an integral part. Therefore, sustainable warehouses are often equipped with various cutting-edge technologies, which have become essential to smart and green warehouses to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and the overall impact on the environment. For example, by using Internet of Things (IoT), users can get real-time data about energy consumption from the sensors. This can dramatically increase efficiency and improve processes within the warehouse to become more sustainable.
Meanwhile, the compact product storage system with a high density can also lead to a sustainable warehouse. This is because this storage solution optimizes limited available space to store larger quantities of goods such as in temperature-controlled rooms. This compact solution reduces energy consumption per pallet storage.
An interesting example of a sustainable warehousing solution is Great Wrap, an Australian startup that offers compostable pallet wrap rolls made from food waste and bio-based polymers. These rolls break down into carbon and water in a few weeks without leaving toxic residues. They were also designed with safety in mind to effectively protect the goods in the pallet.
Evidently, modern warehouses need to transform into smart, green, and sustainable warehouses, because the optimization of logistics, reduction of energy costs, and reduction of wasteful use of resources will help strengthen the business growth and create balance for the economy, society and the environment.
Be sure to catch up all the latest movement in the logistics industry at "TILOG-LOGISTIX 2023", the most comprehensive exhibition of logistics service providers and intralogistics technologies and solutions under the theme "Smart and Green Logistics for Sustainable Tomorrow” which will be held from 17-19 August 2023 at BITEC, Bangkok.
ESG Trend in Air Cargo Industry
The air cargo industry is moving away from the role of environmental villain to a business that adheres to ESG principles…
Why "Returnable Packaging Systems" is the Heart of Green Logistics
Circularity or circular economy is becoming mainstream because the new approach to recycling involves reusing visible waste to conserve the planet’s resources…