The age old question, is there a way to create sustainable logistics? Excellent article for you to take a look at
The warehousing and logistics sector is a dominant part of Southern California’s economy and also a large and problematic producer of air and climate pollution and low quality jobs. Since shelter-in-place, e-commerce and its associated activity has seen rapid growth, with hiring sprees and the proliferation of new warehouses in our communities.
The industry is booming, but what’s good for the industry is not what’s good for workers or surrounding communities. Warehousing jobs are notoriously grueling and low-paying. Employee misclassification is rampant with global multi-billion dollar companies passing risks and costs onto independent truck drivers. And diesel pollution chokes surrounding communities exacerbating health vulnerabilities.
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