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Green Marine and Smart Freight Centre partner to advance maritime decarbonization
May 09, 2024

Seattle, May 9 - Green Marine and Smart Freight Centre (SFC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalizing their collaboration and complementary efforts to advance environmental sustainability. The MoU will serve as a framework for guiding the global logistics and maritime industries in tracking and reducing GHG emissions to reach net zero by 2050 or earlier.

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A new maritime community convening Roll on – Roll off (Ro-Ro) shipping stakeholders
May 07, 2024

Amsterdam, May 7 - Smart Freight Centre (SFC) hosted the official Global Ro-Ro Community kick-off meeting during its annual flagship event, Smart Freight Week, in Amsterdam on April 23. The aim of launching the Global Ro-Ro Community is to establish an ISO 14083 / GLEC compliant global standard for scope 3 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions accounting for deep-sea Ro-Ro shipping, by bringing together stakeholders involved in the transportation of finished vehicles by sea i.e. carriers (shipping lines) and shippers (OEMs).

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Smart Freight Centre and Implement Consulting Group launch “Procurement Playbook Toward Zero Emissions Logistics Services” to integrate sustainability within logistics procurement
Mar 27, 2024

Amsterdam, March 27 - In a strategic collaboration, Smart Freight Centre has joined forces with Implement Consulting Group with the backing of the First Movers Coalition (FMC) and Scope 3 Peer Group to develop and launch the "Procurement Playbook Toward Zero Emissions Logistics Services". This innovative playbook is designed to empower shippers and freight buyers to optimize sustainable logistics procurement by aligning with industry-recognized standards and raising the bar.

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IATA and Smart Freight Centre Join Forces on CO2 Emission Calculations
Mar 13, 2024

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Smart Freight Centre (SFC) announced a partnership to provide consistent and transparent CO2 emissions calculations for air cargo shipments. This is an important step for the global air transport sector to advance its decarbonization efforts.

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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.