Develop your Sustainable Logistics Roadmap

4 Steps towards zero emission logistics


Develop or improve your Sustainable Logistics Roadmap with Smart Freight Centre.


Learn from industry experts how to take concrete actions to achieve a 30% reduction in logistics emissions by 2030 and net-zero emissions by 2050.

By the end of the course you will have the building blocks to create your own company-specific Sustainable Logistics Roadmap.

Sign up now to our 10-session live webinar training course, starting on 15 September 2020.

What does the course cover?

The course is about creating your company specific roadmap. We will teach you how to do this in 4 steps: where are we now, where are we going, how do we get there and what do we need.

It includes:
  • 15-hour e-training course delivered as 10 live webinars of 90 minutes spread over 3 months
  • Each session covers theory and practical real-world case studies
  • A slide book, Excel- based worksheeets and a Roadmap template that allows participants to build their own roadmap step-by-step
  • Smart Freight Centre works with own and industry experts who are available for Q&A following each session

Who is the course for?

It is especially suited for multinational companies that want to know where to start or how to improve reducing GHG emissions within their global supply chain.

The course is designed for logistics, procurement and sustainability managers who are ready to achieve measurable results!


What are the course dates?

The e-training course runs from 15 September - 24 November 2020 from 16:00-17:30 (CET, Amsterdam time) on:

1. September 15 - Getting Started
2. September 29 - Calculate and Report
3. October 6 - Vision, Goal, Targets
4. October 13 - Low Emission Energy Sources
5. October 20 - Fleets and Assets Efficiency
6. October 27 - Fleets and Assets Utilization
7. November 3 - Freight Transport Modes
8. November 10 - Freight Transport Demand
9. November 17 - Procurement
10. November 24 - Resources and Collaboration

A recording of each session will also be available on Thursday mornings, from 09:00-10:30 (CET, Amsterdam time) for participants who cannot join the live sessions.

What is the investment?

€2000 in total. The price is per participant per company excluding VAT.

Volume discount for GLEC Members or Friends:
€2000 x 1
€1750 x 2
€1500 x 3 or more
The price is per participant per company excluding VAT.

An invoice will be sent when the registration is submitted.

Course Modules

Step 1. Where are we now?

Session 1: Getting Started
What are relevant freight development drivers and trends and how to build on existing efforts within your company
Session 2: Calculate and Report

How to calculate and report logistics GHG emissions to customers and stakeholders using the GLEC Framework

Step 2. Where are we going?

Session 3: Visions, Goals, Targets
How to set science-based targets and link them to your vision and goals

Step 3. How do we get there?

Session 4: Low Emission Energy Sources
What low emission fuels and vehicles options are available and how to select them
Session 5: Fleets and Assets Efficiency
What technologies and operational measures are available to optimise the energy efficiency of fleets and assets
Session 6: Fleets and Assets Utilization
What options are available to share and use fleets and assets to their full capacity
Session 7: Freight Transport Modes
What options are available to efficiently use and combine different transport modes
Session 8: Freight Transport Demand
What changes to your supply chain and customer sales process can help manage growing freight demand

Step 4. What do we need?

Session 9: Procurement
How to use procurement as a mechanism to increase the sustainability of your suppliers and the delivery of your goods
Session 10: Resources and Collaboration
How to execute your Sustainable Logistics Roadmap and how to find partners to collaborate with

What participants say about the training course

"The Sustainable Logistics Roadmap training gave me the helicopter view that I needed to start looking in the right direction towards greener logistics. A very broad and interesting training with experienced lecturers and real-life cases." Pauline Nigot, Proximus, Supply Chain Specialist.

"Sustainable Logistics Roadmap training by SFC gives a broad look into how to get started with company specific roadmap. Materials coming along with the training allow to accomplish something concrete. It's not just a lecture." Supply Chain Manager.

"Very complete course! I recommend it for anyone within a company capable of influencing its Environmental Policy. It gives a very broad view of all the influencing external elements that impact a company, as well as the practical details to build your own roadmap. Recommended for Procurement Managers who manage the logistic category as well as Logistics and Sustainability Managers. This is the perfect triangle of participants to get the maximum value of this course." Supply Chain Manager.

Key speakers

Our key speakers share a broad range of knowledge and expertise

Alan Lewis, Smart Freight Centre, Technical Director
Alan McKinnon, Kuehne Logistics University, Professor of Logistics
Annelies van den Brink, HP Inc., EMEA Logistics Sustainability Lead
Conor Molloy, AEMS, Energy Auditor and Director EcoFleet
David Thackray, Tevva Motors Limited, Sales and Marketing Director
Jan Fransoo, Kuehne Logistics University, Prof. Operations Management & Logistics
Kathrin Brost, DHL Global Forwarding, Vice President Global Head of Go Green Program
Patrick van de Vyver, MixMove, Consultant
Pierpaolo Cazzola, International Transport Forum, Advisor Energy & Sustainability
Ruud Vossebeld, INFORM GmbH, Director Business Development
Sophie Punte, Smart Freight Centre,Executive Director

(Speakers are subject to change)


Key achievements and a selection of our speakers

Want to know more about our training?

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