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Environmental Defense Fund Offers Green Freight Handbook

The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has released its "Green Freight Handbook."

The publication is a guide to making changes that cut emissions and save costs in logistics operations. Part of the EDF Green Freight Initiative, it is designed to be a blueprint for both strategic and practical changes to logistics operations. According to EDF, the handbook will help readers to establish freight-sustainability metrics and measure program success, assess the best opportunities to drive down freight costs and greenhouse gas emissions, and gain support for relevant initiatives. Information in the handbook was obtained from leading researchers as well as logistics practitioners from globally recognized brands, EDF said.

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The publication is a guide to making changes that cut emissions and save costs in logistics operations. Part of the EDF Green Freight Initiative, it is designed to be a blueprint for both strategic and practical changes to logistics operations. According to EDF, the handbook will help readers to establish freight-sustainability metrics and measure program success, assess the best opportunities to drive down freight costs and greenhouse gas emissions, and gain support for relevant initiatives. Information in the handbook was obtained from leading researchers as well as logistics practitioners from globally recognized brands, EDF said.

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