Develop your Sustainable Logistics Roadmap

Our Sustainable Logistics Roadmap (SLR) training has been our most popular training and happens twice a year. By the end of the course you will have the building blocks to create your own company-specific Sustainable Logistics Roadmap.

Develop or improve your Sustainable Logistics Roadmap

Learn from industry experts and discuss with peers how to take concrete actions to achieve a 30% reduction in logistics emissions by 2030 and net-zero emissions by 2050. Sign up now to our 8-session interactive training course, happening from September 19th until November 21st, 2023.

What does the course cover?

The course is about creating your company specific sustainable logistics roadmap on how to calculate, set targets and identify solutions to reduce your logistics emissions. 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:

  • 12-hour online training course delivered as 8 live webinars of 90 minutes spread over 2,5 months
  • Each session covers theory and practical real-world case studies
  • A slide book, Excel- based worksheets 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 September 19 until November 21, 2023, from 14:00-15:30 (CEST/CET, Amsterdam time).

A recording of each session will also be made available, for participants who cannot join the live sessions.

What is the investment?

€2500* in total. The price is per participant per company excluding VAT.

Volume discount for SFC Members:

€2500 - 1-5 participants
€2000 - 6-10 participants
€1750 - 11 or more participants

*Our prices are reviewed annually in order to ensure high quality training content and updated speakers

Need more information?

Please reach out to / +31 6 29 17 56 55

Sign up here!

Course modules

In this training, we take participants through the four steps we believe are crucial for developing and implementing their roadmap. We look at the following steps:

  1. Where are we now?
  2. Where are we going?
  3. How do we get there?
  4. What do we need?

Consequently, the sessions are structured like shown below. Reach out for us with any questions!

Where are we now?

Session 1: Get Started and Set Targets
What are relevant freight development drivers and trends and how to build on existing efforts within your company

Session 2: Calculate and Report Emissions: the GLEC Framework
How to calculate and report logistics GHG emissions to customers and stakeholders using the GLEC Framework

Where are we going?

Session 3: Sustainable Procurement
How to set science-based targets and link them to your vision and organizational goals

How do we get there?

Session 4: Logistics emissions reduction lever: Multi-modality
How to use procurement as a mechanism to achieve your targets and increase the sustainability of your suppliers

Session 5: Logistics emissions reduction lever: Modes & fuels
What options are available to efficiently use and combine different transport modes and what changes to your supply chain and customer sales process can help manage freight demand

Session 6: Logistics emissions reduction lever: Restructuring and Book+Claim
What technologies and operational measures are available to optimize the energy efficiency and utilization of fleets and assets

What do we need?

Session 7: Collaboration as a Firm and a Market
Learn which partners you can engage and understand which latest initiatives are around to help you implement your Sustainable Logistics Roadmap

Session 8: Present your Roadmap
Showcase your roadmap to the audience and learn from other participants of the course in how they track and reduce their logistics emissions in this Welcome Back Day

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 McKinnon, Kuehne Logistics University, Professor of Logistics
  • Alan Lewis, Smart Freight Centre, Technical Director
  • Jan Fransoo, Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of Technology, Prof. Operations Management & Logistics
  • Kathrin Brost, DHL Global Forwarding, Vice President Global Head of Go Green Program
  • Sophie Punte, Founder of Smart Freight Centre and Managing Director of Policy at WeMeanBusiness
  • Andrew Palmer, Director at Preston Solutions and Research Fellow at Centre for Sustainable Road Freight
  • Colin Smith, Senior Advisor on Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT)

Please note that speakers are subject to change.

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