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Act Now to Achieve IMO Carbon Targets – ITF

By |2018-07-20T09:53:50+00:00May 3rd, 2018|carbon offsets, emissions data, freight transport, greenhouse gas emissions, liquid fuel, low carbon, shipping, supply chain, transport|

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by “at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008” aligns the shipping sector with the Paris Agreement temperature goals. Strong actions are needed. The IMO strategy relies on technological innovation and alternative energy sources for global shipping, and support of governments and shipping customers

Transport Emissions Policy: Kicking the Big, Growing Can down the Road

By |2018-01-30T22:36:11+00:00January 30th, 2018|#COP21, #energy productivity, carbon offsets, freight transport, low carbon|

Transport has Australia’s biggest emission reduction task – and little government support. The 2017 Review of Climate Change Policies released over Christmas presents a re-hash of current policies and policy reviews, deferring new progress to after the 2019 federal election. Transport emissions will continue growing at record levels in the meantime, begging the question: How

“Run on Less” proves more is possible, now

By |2018-01-12T15:07:05+00:00January 12th, 2018|freight transport, liquid fuel, low carbon, transport|

The “Run on Less” truck fuel efficiency experiment achieved outstanding results over 10 miles per gallon, crediting its’ success to conscientious drivers taking advantage of the best fuel-saving technologies available today. Trucks from 6 fleets and an owner-operator traversed a range of cross-country USA routes, duty cycles and truck profiles over 17 days in the

How to lift energy productivity in Freight Transport

By |2017-04-13T09:51:50+00:00April 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+00:00February 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

Are you ready for Intelligent Transport Systems?

By |2016-11-08T22:04:37+00:00November 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

Emissions Reduction Fund – A Transport Opportunity worth Taking?

By |2015-07-25T10:39:43+00:00July 25th, 2015|freight transport, greenhouse gas emissions, low carbon|

I stand corrected. Last year I described the Direct Action replacement of the previous government’s carbon pricing mechanism as offering transport companies nothing, yet in the first Emission Reduction Fund (ERF) auction in April, transport group AHG was awarded a $2 million contract to reduce its emissions. For the $1.89 billion (75%) of ERF funding

Carbon Neutral Transport webinar

By |2013-11-27T22:05:12+00:00November 27th, 2013|biofuels, liquid fuel, low carbon, transport|

The “Carbon Neutral Transport” webinar I ran recently for the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport Australia was well received and the discussion afterwards generated some ideas for the future.For those who missed it, here’s a link to the recording, based on the following brief: What advantages does going Carbon Neutral offer the Transport industry?To be