First century for green venture

Road freight carbon-cutting programme Green Freight Europe, welcomed its 100th member on 27 March, coinciding with its one-year anniversary of its launch in 2012 with the support European Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas. Originally, t30 organisations took part, to realise a European-wide standard for calculating, monitoring and improving the environmental performance of road transportation. Founder members included Heineken, Deutsche Post DHL and Schneider Electric. Krummen, a Swiss company specializing in food ... [+]

Smart way to go Green

The SmartWay Europe industry-led initiative to improve the environmental performance of road freight transport in Europe has been renamed Green Freight Europe. The group, which includes shippers, carriers, retailers and associations, helps companies reduce carbon emissions by calculating and monitoring them through a central database, with shippers encouraged to compare ... [+]

Green in Brussels

Green Freight Europe, formerly known as SmartWay Europe, takes place in Brussels on the evening of 27 March (17.30 to 21.00). Billed as the leading independent voluntary programme for the improvement of European road freight's environmental performance, it is backed by more than 25 companies, including multinational shippers, carriers, logistics ... [+]

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