Standardised Calculations

System Alliance informed on request about carbon footprint packaged goods cooperation since the beginning of the year the cooperation for general cargo can expect no ‘green’ contest System Alliance customers have CO2 emissions at the broadcast level. The calculations are based on the European norm DIN EN 16258, which was published in March 2013 in their valid version. Niederaula/Munich, 29 June 2013 In 13 neighboring France carriers must expel already CO2 emissions from all transport on the basis of the standard. The calculations are made to create transparency about the emergence of greenhouse gases associated with the production and sale of industrial goods. They are in the context of the effort to reduce emissions and occur also in terms of the trading of CO2 emission allowances. System Alliance calculates the CO2 emissions of sendungsbezogen based on the real weight of the shipment. Default values are according to the recommendations of the Handbook of emission factors for vehicle consumption and utilization of the Road transport”(HBEFA) used. CO2 emissions will be calculated on this basis for the sections flow, main run and trailing with the system Alliance GmbH software industry, EcoTransIT.

The General cargo cooperation this method on the basis of the guidelines for the calculation of greenhouse gas emissions in freight forwarding and logistics “of the German of freight forwarding and Logistics Association DSLV chose. This allows other procedures that yield different results. For example, the CO2 emissions also based on actual consumption of the used vehicle can be determined. Despite valid European standard you can not simply compare the carbon footprint for road transport. Who wants to know how climate-friendly works, his freight forwarder must deal with the calculation methods”, shows system Alliance’s Managing Director Georg Kohler.

Met testicles factoring this low is the fluctuation range of the results. The head of the cooperation for general cargo is convinced that the CO2 calculations lead to any additional competition. All measures that improve the carbon footprint throw also efficiency benefits and are economically interesting.” Therefore, the network with the expulsion of CO2 meets especially the desires of its shipper customers. “Georg Kohler: of course, we make our contribution for more transparency on climate issues like.” More information: press contact: main view Agency for public relations of Rossdorfer Street 19a 60385 Frankfurt Tobias Loew phone: 0 69 / 48 98 12 90 company contact: System Alliance GmbH Industriestrasse 5 36272 low Aula Gudrun Raabe phone: 0 66 25 / 107-0 of system Alliance the embossed medium-sized forwarding network throughout Germany offering transport solutions for different industries and maintains his own main envelope company (HUB) in Niederaula. Running rule for 24/48 hours General cargo reached nationwide quickly and safely to your destination. Many premium products complete the range of high-quality transport solutions. 42 Regional companies belong to the network with a total of about 10,000 employees. International system Alliance of the Pan-European network of SystemPlus is connected. 22 Countries in Europe are approached daily by the specialists for road express freight.

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