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Schenker signs green deal with Maersk

[ January 23, 2015   //   ]

DB Schenker Logistics has signed a six-year carbon-cutting deal with Maersk Line. Under it, the shipping opertor will undertake to reduce the CO2 emissions of every container it ships on behalf of DB Schenker Logistics between now and 2020 by 20% compared to 2014 levels. According to DB’s chief sustainability officer, it is the first agreement between a global logistics services provider and a container shipping company

Maersk’s chief trade and marketing officer, Vincent Clerc, added: “The partnership encourages greater transparency on sustainable container transportation which can drive significant sustainability improvements in the industry. By integrating sustainability elements into the purchasing decisions, we jointly strive to change the procurement process in container shipping fundamentally.”

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