Standardization could be key for advancing emissions data tracking
Shippers and carriers face increasing pressure from retailers, customers and investors to reduce emissions. Standardization, greater awareness, commitment to action and ease of implementation could help companies, large and small, track and reduce their emissions, Especially now, we see a lot more shippers with very specific goals around their sustainability mandates and wanting to see that reflected in our dashboard how they’re making progress towards it.
Importance of standardization, valuable data
Carriers, especially smaller ones, do not have the resources to dedicate to tracking different sustainability metrics using different guidelines for all of their various customers. Making a standard set of metrics and guidelines for tracking emissions would help
“Today what we’ve found in working with our customers is it’s actually quite difficult for shippers to even understand their carrier footprint when suppliers manage the transportation