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Unlocking Sustainable Logistics Through Collaboration: Smart Freight Centre and AllChiefs launch the Concept Note on Collaboration
Jan 22, 2024

Amsterdam, 22 January 2024 - This publication, enriched by insights from 20+ shippers, navigates the intricacies of decarbonization through collaborative solutions—optimized processes, modal shifts, and alternative fuels.

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Global consortium of governments, industry and investors spearheads innovative investment strategy for zero-emission vehicles
Dec 04, 2023

Dubai, 4 December 2023 – Partners within the Collective for Clean Transport Finance will collaborate to accelerate investments in global projects for road transport electrification.

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SFC Exchange Network announces its next phase by transitioning to a new dedicated company to scale impact, further catalyzing the shift towards emissions transparency and logistics decarbonization
Nov 28, 2023

Amsterdam, 28 November 2023 – The SFC Exchange Network, a groundbreaking initiative of stakeholder-led, decentralized, emissions data exchange within the transport logistics sector, is bringing its success to scale through the establishment of a dedicated purpose driven company, enabling the required transparency in logistics emissions.

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Smart Freight Centre to promote assurance of sustainability reporting by shaping its Conformity Assessment Scheme
Oct 02, 2023

Amsterdam, 2 October 2023 - Smart Freight Centre’s Conformity Assessment Scheme for 'Validation and verification of GHG emissions statements for transport chains' was launched on the 3rd of July. We are excited to share that we have issued our first in principal approval of a Validation and Verification Body (VVB) - Verifavia. This will be finalized in November following the first ever SFC VVB mandatory training and exam that is required for the final VVB approval.

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A solid foundation to further accelerate freight decarbonization: Smart Freight Centre releases updated GLEC Framework, Version 3.0
Sep 21, 2023

Amsterdam, 21 September 2023 – An updated method to calculate the carbon footprint of the global logistics supply chain, in full alignment with the new ISO 14083 standard, was released today by Smart Freight Centre.

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Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative 2022 Progress Report Released
Sep 20, 2023

Amsterdam, 20 September 2023 - Smart Freight Centre is pleased to unveil the Progress Report for the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative.

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Leading global companies unite to propel electric truck adoption in the United States and Europe and signal demand for more than 60,000 electric heavy duty trucks by 2030
Sep 20, 2023

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 20 September 2023: Today at Climate Week NYC, the Fleet Electrification Coalition (FEC) was launched by Smart Freight Centre and CALSTART. This launch was underpinned by the announcement of the signalling for demand for more than 60,000 battery-electric heavy-duty trucks in the United States and Europe by 2030. In an effort to accelerate the deployment of electric trucks and facilitate the deployment of essential charging infrastructure, Smart Freight Centre’s Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance and CALSTART have kickstarted the Fleet Electrification Coalition. The members of the coalition have agreed to work together to establish favorable market conditions for the deployment of battery-electric heavy-duty trucks.

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Prospection: A Fresh Perspective on Road Freight Electrification
Sep 14, 2023

The article is a thought provoking read that discusses the solutions that the logistics and freight industry can play in the transition towards electric trucks and a summary of what industry experts think the present state looks like.

The article discusses the significant disparity that exists between the envisioned future of road freight and its present state as discussed during a Smart Freight Week session on electrification, the article emphasizes the need for significant changes across nine key themes identified during the event. These encompass areas such as relationships, service value, and operations, all crucial for building a socially and economically sustainable sector.

Written by Tharsis Teoh, Senior Technical Manager and Road Freight Electrification expert at Smart Freight Centre.

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Smart Freight Centre China released the first comprehensive assessment report on zero emission freight in China
Aug 17, 2023

Beijing, China, 17 August 2023: Smart Freight Centre China published the China Zero Emission Freight Status Report 2022 this August. The Chinese version of the report was formally released during the Zero Emission Freight Initiative Annual Meeting 2023 on March 21st, reviewing the policy, technology, infrastructure, and market updates of zero emission freight in China. The report is the first comprehensive assessment report specifically focusing on the development of zero emission freight in China with the "dual carbon" background, filling the research gap in achieving zero emission goals for the freight industry in China.