When the supply chain is asked to be more sustainable or energy-efficient, most eyes go directly to the transportation industry. After all, carriers and shippers tend to use fleets of vehicles that burn up a ton of fossil fuels.
Increasing product demands, overpopulation, regulatory concerns, and environmental aspects all have an impact on the sustainability of the supply chain, especially in the food sector. There are many parameters in a food supply chain that need to be considered for sustainability. Here are some of the main challenges with food supply chains and the ways your business can create more sustainable practices.