What is Smart Freight Leadership?

Define and drive business leadership and make a connection between the private sector, government and civil society to maximize cooperation and alignment

It is estimated that 16 trillion dollars’ worth of merchandise is exported every year and growing. Multinationals face the everyday challenge of getting their products to consumers around the globe. Their logistics supply chain is vast and complex, involving thousands of contractors who use a combination of trucks, trains, ships, and planes.  To remain competitive, companies have to keep costs down without compromising the service to your customers.  More business leaders today recognize that improving freight efficiency will reduce emissions and increase profits. It’s the smart thing to do.

But individual companies cannot do this alone, and look beyond their boundaries to collaborate with other leading companies, including through green freight programs.

SFC helps industry to demonstrate leadership and drive change by

  • helping industry to define and drive “Smart Freight Leadership” to transform the logistics sector
  • making a connection between the private sector, government and civil society to maximize cooperation and alignment
  • supporting the development of new green freight programs and partnerships
     

SFC partners with BSR to organize the annual Smart Freight Leadership Roundtable to discuss what it means to be a Smart Freight Leader.

The World of Smart Freight presents programs and initiatives, industry associations and leading international institutes working on green freight.

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