Smart Freight Centre ready to accelerate the decarbonization of the freight and logistics industry in India

Delhi, 11 July 2023 - With the official launch of the Smart Freight Centre (SFC) India office, SFC will take concrete steps towards emissions reduction in one of the world’s largest freight markets. This adds to a portfolio of global programs for ocean freight, road freight and airfreight, plus regional office SFC China.

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SFC India aims to minimize the climate impact of the freight and logistics sector in India,  recognizing the urgent need to address the projected increase in CO₂ emissions, (400% by 2047). Through collaboration, SFC India’s goals include creating regional communities for action, initially focusing on eco-driving and fuel efficiency measures, expanding to explore investments like vehicle electrification for further emission reduction. Together with leading organizations and experts in the sector, SFC India will quantify freight emissions, identify solutions and build regional capacity, encouraging logistics service providers (LSPs) to adopt the GLEC Framework and participate in capacity-building programs.

"Smart Freight Centre is happy to officially launch SFC India  Decarbonizing  the freight industry in one of the world’s largest freight markets is critical to reaching our global climate goals. Through joining SFC India, multinational companies demonstrate strong leadership and show to others that collaboration is key to take steps towards sustainable freight and logistics. We call for more ambitious shippers, LSPs and other organizations to join SFC India and become part of Smart Freight Centre community."

Christoph Wolff
CEO, Smart Freight Centre

"We envision a freight and logistics sector in India that is sustainable, environmentally responsible and actively mitigates climate impact. At SFC India, we’re excited to lead this transformation and call for others to  collaborate and take action, joining us on our journey towards zero emissions freight and logistics."

Vijay Jaiswal
Director, Smart Freight Centre India

To learn more about how to become a partner of Smart Freight Centre India, go to the SFC India webpage or contact

About Smart Freight Centre

SFC is an international nonprofit organization focused on reducing the emission impacts of global freight transportation. SFC’s goal is to guide the global logistics industry to track and reduce its GHG emissions by 1 billion tonnes by 2030 and reach zero emissions by 2050 or earlier.

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