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VTL‘s CO2 shipment tables are ready to go

Values based on the Network Carbon Footprint of the LCL system, TÜV-certified according to DIN EN ISO 14064:2006 As planned, the LCL system VTL Vernetzte-Transport-Logistik GmbH has produced its shipment tables in two versions. The basis for both is the values identified for the VTL Network Carbon Footprint (NCF), which has been TÜV certified in […]

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TÜV certifies VTL’s Network Carbon Footprint

No greenwashing – but economics, social sustainability and environmental protecting VTL Vernetzte-Transport-Logistik GmbH is the first network of SME transport companies to present its TÜV-certified Network Carbon Footprint, NCF for short, at this year’s transport logistic.The ISO 14064:2006 certificate was handed to Andreas Jäschke, Managing Director of VTL, by Hans-Hermann Üffing, Managing Director of TÜV Rheinland […]

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Benchmarking: results reports for system partners

In relation to the collection of data for area-wide traffic for the Network Carbon Footprint certified in May a benchmarking was also carried out for the VTL system partners that participated in the collection of data. Each of these 37 companies received an individual report with selected structural key data regarding shipments per day, vehicles […]

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Invitation

At this year’s transport logistic fair in Munich, VTL is going to present the results of its project “Green Logistics” at the stand of Heilbronn University and the Logistics Network Baden-Württemberg. VTL and INVL would be pleased  to welcome you for the presentation: 10th May, 2011 – 4.00 pm – exhibition hall B3/stand 318 Working in […]

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Now all partners get involved

For the last time for now, the working group’s 10 participating partners met to present and check the plausibility of the data they have collected. Every field of the data capture questionnaire was extensively discussed and reviewed once again step by step. Professor Dirk Lohre and his team at INVL will now make any final […]

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TÜV certifies VTL’s Network Carbon Footprint

No greenwashing – but economics, social sustainability and environmental protecting VTL Vernetzte-Transport-Logistik GmbH is the first network of SME transport companies to present its TÜV-certified Network Carbon Footprint, NCF for short, at this year’s transport logistic.The ISO 14064:2006 certificate was handed to Andreas Jäschke, Managing Director of VTL, by Hans-Hermann Üffing, Managing Director of TÜV Rheinland […]

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Data capture

At present, data capture is being done in the areas of local transportation, stationary processes and administration in the depots. Data for the main runs and for the headquarters in Fulda is already being evaluated.   Next meeting >The working group is meeting on 8th February 2011 to evaluate the data that has been collected. […]

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‘Green Logistics’ working group

  The second meeting took place at VTL headquarters in Fulda. Professor Lohre presented a number of sample calculations and discussed with the participating VTL partners what data should be captured and how. The participants favoured basing this work on the ISO 14064 standard, so that it would be possible for the project to be […]

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CO2 reduction of 220,000kg

Sustainable logistics with LOXX With the extension of their logistics centre LOXX realised two significant environmental projects: a solar energy system on the warehouse roof and a rainwater retention tank system under the roadway surfaces. On the roof space of 10,000m² there are 1,764 polycrystalline solar modules catching the sunlight. In total, the complete photovoltaic […]

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Network Carbon Footprint

Working in conjunction with the German Institute for Sustainability in Transportation and Logistics (INVL), VTL has become the first network of SME transport companies to work out its cargo operation’s CO2 emissions and has chosen Network Carbon Footprint, or NCF for short, as the term to describe this.

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