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How to lift energy productivity in Freight Transport

By |2017-04-13T09:51:50+10:00April 13th, 2017|#energy productivity, freight transport, liquid fuel, low carbon, shipping, transport|

“A Roadmap to double energy productivity in Freight Transport by 2030” is now released for comment, and yours will be most welcome. Urgent action is needed to generate more economic value from the energy used to move freight in Australia, as congested cities increasingly constrain productivity across the economy. Decisions made today can lock-in energy-intensive

Extra money to buy new trucks

By |2017-02-17T14:58:27+11:00February 17th, 2017|emissions data, freight transport, low carbon|

Announcing a new service that unlocks government funding to buy new efficient trucks. We can now help mid-to-large trucking companies access government incentives to invest in more efficient transport vehicles by reducing finance costs and paying cash from carbon credits. Unique Opportunity With no up-front costs, we can qualify fleet renewals for: -             a 0.7% finance

How will Blockchain Disrupt Freight Transport?

By |2017-02-14T12:35:05+11:00February 14th, 2017|blockchain, freight transport, transport|

Blockchain technology could slash the cost of transactions and reshape the economy. Blockchain technology will soon facilitate and track financial payments, cross-border trade and freight flows. A peer-to-peer digital network, blockchain is an open-source distributed ledger that records transactions between two parties efficiently and in a verifiable, secure and permanent way, while also enabling ‘smart

Clean Transport News

By |2016-12-20T20:15:51+11:00December 20th, 2016|freight transport, greenhouse gas emissions, low carbon, transport|

Keep up-to-speed with the latest developments in clean transport action: 1.       Nikola One Truck Revealed One of the largest US trucking companies believes the Nikola One truck could be a game-changer for the trucking industry. Going all-electric with a hydrogen-powered fuel cell will help change the cycle of rate volatility driven by diesel prices. Including

Are you ready for Intelligent Transport Systems?

By |2016-11-08T22:04:37+11:00November 8th, 2016|freight transport, low carbon, supply chain, transport|

Melbourne's ITS World Congress 2016 was a mind-blowing experience for someone getting up-to-speed with the latest in a fast-changing field. With 12,000 delegates from 73 countries, this annual event tracks the rapid progression in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), where leading players show how new transport technologies are disrupting business models across the globe. No longer

Shipping’s Growing Carbon Gap

By |2018-07-20T09:21:59+10:00September 15th, 2016|#COP21, #energy productivity, freight transport, greenhouse gas emissions, liquid fuel, low carbon, shipping, transport|

  On the face of it, Shipping is the most efficient of freight transport modes. Intermodal shipping containers kick-started rapid growth in trade globalisation 60 years ago, and container ships, tankers and bulk carriers have been getting bigger ever since. Carrying more freight with less fuel on a tonne-mile basis, shipping has the highest energy

Clean road transport game plan

By |2016-07-28T17:12:21+10:00July 28th, 2016|#COP21, #energy productivity, biofuels, carbon offsets, emissions data, freight transport, greenhouse gas emissions, low carbon, transport|

Enjoyed reading Prime Mover magazine's recent sustainability report series. Signing the COP21 Paris accord certainly does accelerate the need for a commercial road transport industry game plan to lead Australian business and government policy responses or we’ll be left wondering what happened post-2020. The language has changed: “low carbon” ambitions of last century are obsolete; specific,

The Elephant Not in the Room

By |2016-05-06T17:16:40+10:00May 6th, 2016|#COP21, #energy productivity, freight transport, low carbon|

There was a renewed feeling of optimism at this week’s Emission Reduction Summit in Melbourne, with the COP21 Paris agreement providing a platform of global commitment and inspiration for the “Who’s Who of Climate Change Action” in attendance. Yet as we dined on delicious carbon neutral seafood washed down with carbon neutral fine wine, my

What does a COP21 goal of net zero emissions mean for Freight Transport?

By |2015-12-05T17:21:28+11:00December 5th, 2015|#COP21, #energy productivity, carbon offsets, emissions data, freight transport, liquid fuel, low carbon, transport|

Business leaders are calling for a goal of net zero emissions to be set at the UN Climate Change Conference COP21 in Paris this week. With 7% of global emissions coming from international freight transport, and growth in globalisation expected to increase such emissions nearly fourfold by 2050, the response from the logistics industry will

Think the emissions scandal is all about Volkswagen? Think again.

By |2015-09-27T20:21:42+10:00September 27th, 2015|freight transport, liquid fuel, low carbon|

The Volkswagen emission scandal is rocking the corporate world and it’s just the beginning. The CEO is gone, the workforce shamed and Germany’s flagship industry is a national embarrassment. But if you think it’s all about Volkswagen, think again, because it seems the system has been open to gaming by vehicle manufacturers for years. Dodgy