21 Feb '12, 10am

Shippers showcase #supplychain emission savings, green best practices.

Shippers are using new technology and smarter logistics to achieve previously unattainable financial and carbon savings, according to a major new report . Decisions on where products are made and stored, how they are designed and packaged, and how much time is allotted for transit have a tremendous impact on carbon efficiency, concluded the study by US campaign group Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). FURTHER READING Environmental factors must be included in GDP, say scientists Investors demand more corporate action on energy efficiency The report calculated that the global freight transportation and distribution system accounts for nearly three billion metric tons of carbon emissions each year, equivalent to more than 700 coal plants or the combined output of Japan, Germany, Canada and Mexico. And this is forecast to rise: in the US, emissions from freight are projected to...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2153728/shippers-sho...

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