A French shipping container home that's just a little bit country
February 16, 2012, 5:38 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Located in the middle of the cow-filled French countryside, Patrick Partouche's Container House Lille is a shipping container home that celebrates instead of obscures its industrial roots.
IKEA ditches wooden pallets for cardboard
January 3, 2012, 12:56 p.m. by Matt Hickman
In an attempt to slash costs and emissions, IKEA experiments with cardboard shipping pallets. But like some IKEA products, the single-use nature of these pallets has some wondering if they're a more eco-friendly option.
Which is more efficient for freight: Truck or train?
July 8, 2011, 10:28 a.m. by Chanie Kirschner
One of these modes of transport can move 1 ton of freight about 484 miles on one gallon of fuel. Guess which.
An open letter to New Jersey state representatives about the wine shipping bill
June 28, 2011, 3:08 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
As New Jersey approaches a critical legislative deadline that could decide the fate of New Jersey wineries, our food blogger asks her representatives to do what's right.
Staples buys electric delivery trucks (That was easy)
October 20, 2010, 11:41 a.m. by Jim Motavalli
Staples just ordered 41 Smith Electric Vehicles trucks to deliver office supplies. Smith is on a roll, with 176 trucks awaiting delivery to Frito-Lay. The company is sold out until mid-2011.