How The Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance Connects Stakeholders to Decarbonize Logistics

From Episode 2 of Kuehne+Nagel's podcast series "Partnerships in Sustainability," featuring Rik Arends, Director of the Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance (SFBA) at Smart Freight Centre. In the podcast, Rik sat down with Host Caroline Oates and Patrick Schuster, Global Head of Strategy Road Logistics at Kuehne+Nagel, to discuss SFBA's pivotal role in forging partnerships for greener logistics, Kuehne+Nagel's commitment to amplifying the voices of small carriers in the sustainability conversation, and unveiling the power of Book & Claim in financing and jumpstarting the decarbonization journey.

SFC India Roundtable Summary Report

Summary Report Roundtable

Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative 2022 Progress Report

SRTI was founded as a purpose-driven community with a focus on responsible recycling of ships. The 2022 Progress Report casts a spotlight on collective achievements in advocating for ethical ship recycling procedures, safeguarding worker welfare, and mitigating environmental impacts.

Guidelines – Charging Infrastructure for Truck Depots

This guide will provide information and guidance to companies owning and operating private truck depots and aims at supporting better and more informed decisions on investing in charging solutions. The guide is specifically aimed at private depots established to serve a single fleet of trucks for hour long inter-shift layovers in the daytime or during night – and not charging hubs or logistics centers established to provide B2B charging, logistics and parking services.

SFC Exchange Network PoC Evaluation Report

This report summarizes and evaluates the Proof of Concept phase of SFC Exchange Network project that aims to facilitate emissions data exchange between actors in the transport logistics sector based on decentralized principles.

Smart Freight Procurement Guidelines

The Smart Freight Procurement (SFP) Guidelines provide professionals engaged in logistics procurement, supply chain and logistics management, and logistics emissions management with an action-based guideline on how to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and air pollutants from their freight transport and logistics procurement practices. The SFP Guidelines lead organizations in their practical journey to low-carbon freight logistics and procurement.

Fuel Emission Factors in ISO 14083

This report explains how the current emission factors for Europe and North America in ISO 14083 annex K were derived. The report also includes Europe and USA's updated fuel emission factor values based on ISO 14083 methodology, allowing for greater accuracy and reliability in emission calculations.

Ro-Ro GHG Emissions Accounting Guidance

Smart Freight Centre and ECG issue the first harmonized methodology, in line with ISO 14083, to calculate Ro-Ro GHG emissions. The methodology is the result of a project where Ro-Ro operators co-operated for 6 months led by Smart Freight Centre. This is part of a wider multimodal project to harmonize emissions accounting from automotive supply chains led by ECG and VDA.

End-to-End GHG Reporting Guidance

Smart Freight Centre and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), in partnership with over 30 leading global organizations, supported by the World Economic Forum, with McKinsey & Company providing analytical insights and advisory guidance, co-developed and released in January 2023 an actionable and implementable guidance to quantify the impact of GHG logistics emissions from supplier to final customer; an End-to-End Guidance.