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In the freight transportation business, “less than truckload” shipping refers to moving relatively small quantities of freight — anywhere from 1 to 12 pallets.  Also known as “less than load” or LTL shipping, this service is used by businesses that don’t require a full truckload or semi-trailer worth of space. LTL...

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season is underway. Thankfully, it’s been a relatively slow start compared to what we’ve experienced in recent years. But we should all heed the words of Ben Friedman, acting head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). And remember, the hurricane season doesn’t end until November. “Although...

The Washington Post’s list of Top Workplaces in 2021 is out and we’re thrilled to say that Good360 is among the 200 organizations that have been honored. The winning organizations received the highest ratings from their employees in surveys conducted by the Post and Energage, a Philadelphia-based workplace intelligence company.  More than...

Automotive manufacturing is one of the most resource-intensive industries on earth, requiring large amounts of energy, water, and raw materials to produce each vehicle. Fortunately, the largest automakers have been making big strides toward environmental sustainability. General Motors reports that 52 percent of its worldwide facilities are now landfill-free. Ford plans...

It’s a fact: Poor people are disproportionately hurt by natural disasters. But behind that simple statement is a complex web of factors. There are many reasons why people living in poverty are generally less prepared before a disaster, experience more losses during a disaster, and are less able to recover after...

With hundreds of blazes erupting simultaneously across California, Oregon and Washington, some growing to staggering proportions, the 2020 fire season was the worst on record. Unfortunately, this is a trend that is heading in the wrong direction. Last year continued a decades-long pattern that is producing more frequent and more severe...

The year 2020 could not have been more eventful for the nonprofit sector. With the one-two combo of the COVID-19 crisis and the clarion calls for social justice, nonprofit organizations have had to navigate tremendous disruptions in needs, capabilities, resourcing and, of course, funding. Spurred by the pandemic and the movement for...

When you think about supply chains — if at all — what probably comes to mind are businesses. The supply chain is how companies get products on store shelves and into the hands of customers. But organizations such as Good360 that work in disaster response also think a lot about managing...

Nearly 20 years ago, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights issued a dire warning about the poor quality of life endured by many Native Americans, especially those living on federally-designated reservations. Titled “A Quiet Crisis: Federal Funding and Unmet Needs in Indian Country,” the report laid out the many ways that...