Supply chain leaders are responding to growing calls for sustainability by setting challenging operational targets.
Reducing energy consumption in your own operations is a great place to start. Not only does this enhance your green credentials but these investments also pay for themselves.
What are the key opportunities to focus on?
Typical Warehouse Energy Consumption
Upgrade to LED bulbs to reduce energy usage by 70% or up to 85% by using motion and daylight sensors etc.
Turn off heating unless storage or health and safety requirements demand it. Use ventilation to circulate heating as required
Install and regularly clean skylights and make use of natural light to reduce the lighting requirements during the daytime
Switch to electric forklift trucks, where appropriate. Recharge batteries at off-peak times to take advantage of lower tariffs