Efficiency-building logistics solutions help shippers better plan and combine loads to reduce fuel consumption, and reduce on-site waiting and load/unload times to decrease carbon emissions
Philadelphia, PA—December 11, 2018— Transporeon Group, a global provider of a cloud-based supply chain execution platform, is a recipient of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green Supply Chain Award for 2018, an annual award that recognizes companies making green processes or sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy while working to achieve measurable sustainability goals within the global supply chain. The award also recognizes providers of supply chain solutions and services assisting their customers in achieving measurable sustainability goals.
“Our customers employ our collaborative transportation solutions to automate their logistics processes and help minimize wasteful practices like empty runs and carrier idle times, which contribute to fuel consumption and air pollution emissions,” said Ed Moran, managing director and senior vice president of sales and marketing at Transporeon Group Americas. “We are pleased to be recognized for this prestigious award for enabling our shipper customers to reveal green savings opportunities and helping the carriers that serve them maximize their use of resources.”
“This year’s award recipients place a critical emphasis on green initiatives within their companies and supply chains,” says John R. Yuva, editor for Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “Entries provide examples of innovative approaches and impressive metrics of sustainability programs. We congratulate this year’s honorees for their commitment to sustainability and recognize their tremendous achievements. Our honorees serve as role models for supply chains globally to expand their reach and impact of green leadership.”
To date, Transporeon customers have realized the following benefits from using efficiency-building logistics solutions:
- Fewer empty runs and significantly reduced freight costs, with the ability to better plan and combine orders using Transporeon Shipment Execution
- Up to 40% reductions in truck turnaround time and waiting time to minimize congestion and idling time, contributing to lower carbon emissions through Transporeon Dock Scheduling
- Up to 20% reduction in average truck loading/unloading times with Transporeon Dock Scheduling, therefore decreasing harmful diesel emissions
This year's 10th-annual Green Supply Chain Awards recognize small, mid-size and large enterprises that leveraged green practices and solutions to further drive sustainable improvements in their supply chain.
Winners are listed in the December 2018 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive.
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