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Cleaner and Greener: DHL Launches Carbon Calculator

Posted June 06, 2016

Under Logistics & Supply Chain Issues

(Air Cargo News)

DHL has launched a carbon calculator to predict transport-related emissions for almost all shipment sizes and modes of transport.

The calculation, free of charge to customers, is carried out online, based on “intelligent algorithms” said the logistics operator, part of the German Deutsche Post group.

Kathrin Brost, vice president, green strategy and customer intelligence at DHL Global Forwarding, said: “While many other computational tools provide only a rough estimate of the transport emissions and the route, the Carbon Calculator taps into real logistics data.”

The data includes the route to the nearest airport or harbour, the main leg by air or sea and the “last mile” in the destination country. Click here to read more.