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Press Release: APL Logistics Announces 63,000 MTCO2e Savings from OceanGuaranteed™

For Immediate Release

October 19, 2020

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA — APL Logistics’ customers saved 63,000 MTCO2e from switching from air freight to OceanGuaranteed so far in 2020.  This is the equivalent of driving 156 million fewer miles in a passenger vehicle.

“We’re thrilled with the success of our sustainability initiatives that are designed to drive business results,” said Jessica Balsam, Director of Sustainability for APL Logistics. “As investors focus on companies’ abilities to compete in a carbon constrained world, APL Logistics offers services to reduce both carbon and cost over time.”

Bill Villalon, President of APL Logistics commented, “The shortage of air freight capacity as a result of disrupted supply chains from COVID-19 has been difficult for many customers to manage… OceanGuaranteed is uniquely positioned to deliver business and sustainability solutions in one product, while still ensuring expedited, on-time delivery”.

To achieve the reduction, APL Logistics identifies customer shipments that can be sent using OceanGuaranteed rather than flying product to a destination.  This substitution of ocean for air freight saves on cost and carbon while expediting delivery with a guaranteed arrival date.

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APL Logistics is the go-to global supply chain specialist for companies in the Automotive, Consumer, Industrials, and Retail sectors. The APL Logistics group of companies has a global network covering all major markets and is backed by a multinational workforce of over 6,800 people. APL Logistics Ltd is a member of the Kintetsu World Express group, a global logistics services provider. For more information go to or email us at and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube.