Friday, July 29, 2011

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DHL offers carbon emissions tracking

A new service for tracking carbon emissions for customer shipments has been launched by DHL Global Forwarding, Freight.

The GOGREEN Carbon Dashboard offers DHL customers the ability to choose from a variety of certified reports to better understand the main drivers of carbon emissions from the various transport modes involved including pickup and delivery emissions in their supply chain, the freight logistics firm said in a statement.

According to DHL, the customer dashboard interface can account for, and help the user manage, carbon emissions, including third party emissions, with detailed and CO2 mapping available instantly from a web-based hub.

"Up to 50 percent of the carbon footprint of a product comes from the supply chain. DHL Global Forwarding, Freight now offers its customers a best-in-class tool to gain transparency on the carbon efficiency within their supply chain. In the future, carbon will become a global currency and DHL makes it easy for companies to integrate it in their balance sheet. The new Carbon Dashboard helps our customer identify their impact in detail, so that together we can find 'greener' solutions wherever possible," said Kathrin Brost, vice president, DHL Global Forwarding, Freight's green strategy.


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