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What impact does Road Freight and Shipping have on the environment?

A recent article in Business Leader Magazine investigates the emission levels from trucks and shipping carrying freight. The transport industry is responsible for around one-fifth of the world’s CO2, with road transport accounting for three-quarters of emissions in the industry.

Business Leader Environment - Shipping and Trucks CO2 emissions

So what can be done to reduce the CO2 emissions from these two methods of transporting freight? Click the below link to read what Pol Sweeney, VP Sales & Country Manager at Descartes Systems suggested for optimising the delivery routes of road transport and Jacob Armstrong, Sustainable Shipping Officer at Transport Environment said about reducing the emissions of shipping.

Business Leader article: - WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF FREIGHT AND SHIPPING ON THE ENVIRONMENT?

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