January 8, 2019 in Sustainability
APL Logistics Receives Green Freight Asia (GFA) Certifications in China
SINGAPORE, January 08, 2019 – APL Logistics Ltd is pleased to receive the Green Freight Asia (“GFA”) certifications for APL Logistics Supply Chain Services (Beijing) Co., Ltd., APL Logistics Bonded Supply Chain Services (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. and APL Logistics Supply Chain Services (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. These entities in APL Logistics China have now attained the GFA membership certificate. “APL Logistics is committed to constantly improve and provide sustainable supply chain solutions for its customers. As the need for sustainability grows, receiving the GFA official recognition attest to the good practices within the company and assure customers of our commitment towards improving the carbon efficiency of our road transport operations. We have already implemented fuel efficient and exhaust reduction technologies for our trucks in some of our key operation sites in China and will continue to bring sustainability in our freight operations to the next level,” said Paul Man, APL Logistics Regional Vice President for North Asia. Green Freight Asia is a network of Asian road freight companies working together to improve fuel efficiency, reduce CO2e emissions, and lower logistics costs across the entire supply chain. The network has 75 members, made up of large, medium, and small logistics companies (carriers) and customers of logistics companies (shippers). In 2018, Green Freight Asia’s Green Freight Program also became the first GLEC Framework accredited Green Freight Program. The Global Logistics Emissions Council’s (GLEC) framework, is the leading methodology for freight transport that allows companies to consistently calculate their GHG footprint across the global multi-modal supply chain and inform their business decisions and efforts to reduce emissions.