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Smart Freight Centre

Previous Annual Reports are available upon request

Smart Freight Leadership

Smart Freight Leadership company cases

Visit our News & Articles page for success stories of how companies are putting Smart Freight Leadership into practice.

Smart Freight Leadership publication

A report for business leaders who believe that more efficient freight and logistics goes hand in hand with greater competitiveness and environmental sustainability.

Green Freight Programs Worldwide

Find out what green freight programs exists that companies can join to improve efficiency and reduce emissions.

Developing a Sustainable Urban Freight Plan - a guide

A review of urban freight plan good practice from cities and regions around the world, based on urban freight plans of 9 cities and regions.

Developing a Sustainable Urban Freight Plan - a review of good practices

A comprehensive review of urban freight plans and policies from around the globe.

Global Logistics Emissions Council

GLEC Framework for Logistics Emissions Accounting and Reporting

The new version of the GLEC Framework is available via this page.

Black Carbon Methodology for the Logistics Sector

A guidance to the logistics sector for the voluntary measurement and reporting of black carbon emissions.

GLEC Framework implementation cases

The practical applicability of the GLEC Framework to complex multi-modal settings was tested by companies as part of the LEARN project. Visit the LEARN website to check out these company cases.

SFC Assurance Guidance for GLEC Framework Implementation

A guidance for assurance providers in the steps required to assure claims made around the adoption, implementation of and calculation outputs from the GLEC Framework.

Smart Freight Procurement Guidelines

Developed with WBCSD and WeMeanBusiness support, the Smart Freight Procurement Guidelines help buyers of freight services make zero-emissions freight an integrated part of their procurement.

Overview of Calculation Tools for logistics emissions

A comparative overview of the core characteristics of various logistics emissions calculation tools currently available on the market.

Policy Recommendations for business logistics emissions accounting and reporting

A coherent set of policy recommendations for use by national governments in countries worldwide, the European Union (EU) and related organizations involved in setting or implementing policy agenda.

Guide for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accounting at Logistics Sites

A guidance on how to carbon audit logistics buildings with view to logistics chain calculation (e.g. with reference to GLEC Framework and EcoTransIT World).

GLEC report on GHG Emission Factors for Inland Waterways Transport

A report on the methodology and process followed to establish updated GHG emission factors for Inland Water Transport.

Smart Truck Fleet Management

Smart Truck Fleet Management Framework

A holistic and systematic approach for truck fleet energy efficiency that consists of five pillars: fuel management; driver and staff skills development; vehicles and maintenance; performance monitoring; and utilizing information technology.

Barriers for Carriers

An overview of barriers that road freight carriers face when wanting to make their truck fleet more efficient and reduce emissions, based on international studies and SFC's experience in working with Chinese carriers.

Smart Freight Alliance - China

Modal Shift from Truck to Rail (English)

An English summary report of Smart Freight Forum China - Modal Shift from Truck to Rail.

Logistics Emissions Calculation Tools and Practice (English)

An English summary report of Smart Freight Forum China - Logistics Emissions Calculation Tools and Practice.

Efficient and Green Urban Freight (English)

An English summary report of Smart Freight Forum China - Efficient and Green Urban Freight.

Modal Shift from Truck to Rail (Chinese)

A Chinese summary report of Smart Freight Forum China - Modal Shift from Truck to Rail.

Logistics Emissions Calculation Tools and Practice (Chinese)

A Chinese summary report of Smart Freight Forum China - Logistics Emissions Calculation Tools and Practice.

Efficient and Green Urban Freight (Chinese)

A Chinese summary report of Smart Freight Forum China - Efficient and Green Urban Freight.

Shippers' Dialogue and Workshop on Safe, Compliant and Sustainable Transportation Services (English)

An English summary report of Smart Freight Forum China - Shippers' Dialogue and Workshop on Safe, Compliant and Sustainable Transportation Services.

Shippers' Dialogue and Workshop on Safe, Compliant and Sustainable Transportation Services (Chinese)

A Chinese summary report of Smart Freight Forum China - Shippers' Dialogue and Workshop on Safe, Compliant and Sustainable Transportation Services.

Beijing Truck Fleets Case Study (Chinese)

A Chinese case study: Collaboration and high-quality tires save fuel and emissions in Beijing truck fleets. A collaboration between SFC, the Beijing Transport Institute and 5 tire manufacturers achieved a total of 12,000 to 26,000 RMB (2,700 to 3,700 USD) savings per truck every year.