Road to Net Zero

World Freight Emissions In A Year

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Calculating Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The above calculations have been taken from a study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge.
Freight is measured in tonne-kilometres, or how many metric tonnes of cargo are moved over what distance.
In 2020 around 140 trillion tonne-kilometres of freight were shipped around the world. A few calculations later and the dater is clear to see the freight forwarding industry is responsible for millions of tonnes of CO2 emissions.

Sustainable Freight Forwarding

At SARR Logistics UK, we are not just a freight forwarding company; we are committed to helping the industry through our dedication to reducing carbon footprint and embracing sustainable practices. Our focus extends beyond merely delivering goods – we aim to leave a positive impact on the environment and society.

Working with Industry Leaders

SARR Logistics UK is proud to collaborate with major shipping lines, including Maersk Line, Hapag-Lloyd, Evergreen, and others. These partnerships are not just about business; they are about shared values and a joint commitment to environmental stewardship. By aligning ourselves with industry leaders, we ensure that our operations are guided by the highest ethical standards and sustainable practices.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Action

Ethical Values and Strategies

SARR Logistics UK takes Corporate Social Responsibility seriously. Our operations are guided by a strong set of ethical values and strategies that prioritize the well-being of the planet. We believe that every company has a responsibility
to make a positive contribution to the communities they operate in.

We are determined to lead by example, by making small changes about how we work as a group, and working with industry leaders like we believe we can make a difference. As a member of BIFA we have access to Pledge who are dedicated to providing tools and information for a better understanding of environmental issues to raise awareness
of the challenge of an emission reduction program.

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Department for Transport The Future of Freight

Road to Net Zero Greenhouse Gas CO2 Emissions

The UK government’s future of freight a long-term plan was published in June 2022 and sets out how we can deliver a cost-efficient, reliable, resilient and environmentally sustainable freight sector. One of the 5 priority areas it identified to achieve this goal was to establish a forum to help enable the transition to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. A new industry and government forum launched April 2023 to boost freight decarbonisation and innovation.

Energy and freight industry experts work together to support Sea, Air, Road, Rail, and warehousing reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The forum will create a plan to roll out future energy infrastructure for the industry creating solutions that will be explored to help the freight sector start reducing emissions immediately.

Working as a partnership between industry and government, the forum will focus on the energy infrastructure requirements needed for the freight sector to start reducing emissions and increase the speed of transition to net zero greenhouse gas CO2 emissions. Meetings will be held quarterly represented by government officials from the department for transport, Logistics UK, and the Road Haulage Association.

Chris Ashley from the (RHA) said:
“The RHA strongly welcomes the Freight Energy Forum. The manufacture of electric and hydrogen lorries is only one part of the jigsaw that gets these vehicles on our roads quickly. The other part is the infrastructure we need put in place to power them.”

Denise Beedell from Logistics UK said: As the only business group representing the whole of the logistics industry,
we are delighted to be part of the Freight Energy Forum and represent the needs of our members in identifying and clarifying the energy infrastructure and solutions, which will be needed if the industry is to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Reducing Carbon Footprint

At the heart of our mission is the drive to reduce carbon footprint in freight. We recognize the environmental impact of transportation and logistics, and we actively seek out partners who share our commitment to minimizing their CO2 carbon emissions. By incorporating eco-friendly practices, we contribute to the global effort to combat climate change.

Carbon Footprint: Key Focus Area

Carbon footprint, CO2 reduction, and minimizing emissions in freight are not just buzzwords for us; they are key areas of focus. We are actively implementing measures to monitor, report, and reduce our carbon footprint throughout our supply chain. By investing in advanced technologies, optimizing routes, and utilizing eco-friendly modes of transportation, we aim to set a new standard for sustainable freight forwarding. 

One organization we are keeping an eye on is the International Maritime Organization who are working to cut green house gas emissions from ships. They welcome innovative ideas on how to cut CO2 emissions, list alternative fuel ideas, carbon capture and storage, marine geoengineering all these ideas can make a difference and need to happen if shipping is going to decarbonize. IMO’s work to cut greenhouse gas emissions from ships.

Join SARR Logistics UK on our Journey

SARR Logistics UK invites you to join us on our journey towards a more sustainable future. By choosing us as your freight forwarding partner, you are not just selecting a service provider – you are becoming a part of a movement to make the world a greener and healthier place for generations to come.

Contact us today to discover how we can meet your logistics needs while making a positive impact on the environment. Together, let’s create a sustainable legacy in freight forwarding. 

FYI: The world freight emission calculations are from a study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge conducted in 2020. The UN environment programme predict these numbers to double by 2050. This is why it is important we all get involved and do something, making small changes can make big differences!

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World Freight Emissions In A Year

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