Raymond Awarded 2018 SDCE Green Supply Chain Award for Sustainability Initiatives

Dec 10, 2018
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The Raymond Corporation received Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s Green Supply Chain Award for its sustainability practices. The award recognizes companies that make green processes part of their core strategy.

GREENE, N.Y., December 10, 2018The Raymond Corporation received Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s Green Supply Chain Award for its sustainability practices. The award recognizes companies that make green processes part of their core strategy. Raymond was selected because of its commitment to implementing and using sustainability practices and materials in its corporate office and manufacturing facility.

These sustainable processes consist of using alternative fuels and energy sources; upgrading software and controllers to an automated logic and lighting control program; limiting use of heating and air conditioning; using reclaimed water from powder-coat paint system for utility requirements; and installing supplemental active solar lighting.

“Continuous improvement and optimum efficiency are key drivers of Raymond’s sustainability efforts,” said Michael Field, CEO, Raymond. “We continuously strive to improve our operations and develop processes that reduce waste to create a sustainable working environment for the betterment of our employees and customers. We are at the forefront of creating efficient products and energy solutions to meet our customers’ evolving needs, helping them run better, manage smarter and make them more sustainable.”

To measure its success, Raymond uses its iWAREHOUSE® telematics solutions system to track key performance metrics, including energy consumption and cost savings. This tool allows managers to pinpoint inefficiencies, identify opportunities to operate more effectively and measure progress against specified sustainability goals.

To learn more about The Raymond Corporation, visit www.raymondcorp.com or call 800-235-7200.

 

About The Raymond Corporation

The Raymond Corporation is a global provider of end-to-end warehouse solutions, fleet management, forklift training and support to increase efficiency and lower costs throughout material handling operations. Raymond® forklifts are engineered to achieve higher performance, enhance operator comfort and increase efficiency. Raymond manufactures a full line of forklift trucks — including reach trucks, pallet jacks, pallet stackers, sit-down and stand-up forklifts, orderpickers and turret trucks. The iWAREHOUSE® fleet management and warehouse optimization system provides solutions to manage industrial vehicle fleets, labor efficiencies and warehouses. Additionally, flexible automation, customized solutions and industry-leading consultation from Raymond further enhance and streamline processes while helping customers to drive down costs. Raymond is a recipient of the 2015 and 2016 Manufacturing Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan.

 

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