19% of French households now
buy bulk products (Source: Réseau Vrac/Nielsen, March 2021)
C O M M I T M E N T Setting ourselves science-based climate targets. This commitment is the reason behind FM Logistic s decision to join the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) in 2021. This collaboration between the WWF, CDP, the World Resources Institute and the United Nations Global Compact sets out a framework for limiting global warming to below 2°C above pre-industrial levels. SBTi helps its members to set targets compatible with this goal, and identify the resources needed to achieve those targets.
P A C K A G I N G M A T E R I A L S On the road to zero plastic with Wella. The hair care product manufacturer signed an environmental impact reduction agreement with the Spanish branch of FM Logistic in November 2021. Under the terms of this agreement, the Illescas logistics site has replaced bubble wrap with recycled paper, and now packages products using appropriately sized cartons. We re now using 45% less cardboard and 40% less paper , explains the supply chain manager at Wella in Spain. ◆
Q U A L I T Y 94% less plastic for Henkel in São Paulo. 14 Bis is the codename of a logistics redesign project led by Henkel in Brazil. Its aim is to boost productivity, at the same time as reducing its environmental impact. FM Logistic has been responsible for the warehousing, packaging and distribution of the German company s personal care products in São Paulo since January. It also makes deliveries using electric vehicles powered by solar energy generated on site. Kraft paper has now replaced plastic in its packaging, reducing the amount of plastic it uses by 94%. In the words of Henkel supply chain manager Marlucio Pinho, the new system also reduces operating costs by 30% .
SPAINS/ILLESCAS. Using recycled paper to minimise bubble wrap use
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