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Freight forwarders as sustainability advisors in the supply chain

freight forwarders sustainability advisors

In its January 9 issue, Diario del Puerto featured the milestones hit by EccoFreight during the last year and the challenges ahead.

With sustainability in the spotlight of the logistics sector, many of the companies that take part in the supply chain have decided to look for a less polluting alternative in logistics management, thinking of freight forwarders as sustainability advisors in the supply chain.

Ever since it was founded in 2014, EccoFreight has focused its freight forwarding services on the assessment and reduction of the carbon footprint of its customers’ logistics operations.

In more than five years, the firm […]

Maritime Transport and CO2 Emissions


Every day hundreds of thousands of parcels are shipped by land, sea and air. Did you know that almost 90% of worldwide shipping takes place via maritime transport? Most of the exports and imports activity taking place worldwide gather together in the ports around the world.

Maritime transport and co2 emissions

This high rate of maritime transport also translates into a high figure of CO2 emissions: up to 800 million tons of CO2 emissions worldwide, 2.5% of the total amount of CO2 emissions on the planet. As shipping is expected to grow by 250% by 2050, the […]