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Register at our 29 August Eco-driving Training (Singapore)

Join us for a half-day eco-driving training course on 29 August 2019, Thursday from 2:00pm to 5:00pm! This is complimentary for Green Freight Asia corporate members. Slots are limited, register now!

Topics will include:

  1. What is eco-driving

  2. How eco-driving benefits you

  3. Effective eco-driving techniques

  4. How vehicle maintenance and usage affect fuel consumption

  5. How to choose a fuel-efficient motor vehicle

  6. How to calculate fuel savings

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Join our 26 Sep Forum! E-mobility Transition in Asia Freight Transport

To register, please click  here.   Venue: Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956 Level 3, Rooms 3412-3413 - Heliconia (For main program)  Level 3, Rooms 3512-3513 - Hibiscus (For green tech exhibition/networking)

To register, please click here.

Venue: Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre
10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
Level 3, Rooms 3412-3413 - Heliconia (For main program)

Level 3, Rooms 3512-3513 - Hibiscus (For green tech exhibition/networking)

Forum Rationale

In 2018, Green Freight Asia looked into how to solve the barriers in adopting green freight technologies. With this, our speakers shared industry best practices, introduced green freight-related policy developments and provided an overview of various government financial supports for companies that want to invest in green technologies to reduce carbon emissions.

However in Asia, trucks used for goods delivery constitute only 9% of the total vehicle population but emit 54% of road transport emissions. Air pollution from transport could then be significantly reduced by addressing freight trucks rather than passenger cars, and one sustainable approach is the use of electric vehicles.

Hence this year’s Green Freight Asia’s forum intends to showcase the e-vehicles implementation in freight transport by selected companies considering the landscape constraints in Asia. Our topics will focus on providing information and insights on:

 1. Trends, challenges and probable solutions for electric vehicles

2. Case studies on last-mile deliveries using e-vehicles

3. Financing options for electric vehicles

There will also be an exhibition of green technologies showcasing innovations that could help address pain points in greening the supply chain.

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Here is the list of participating exhibitors - selected green tech providers - at our forum:

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Xnergy Tech
Xnergy is a Venture Capital and Sovereign backed startup based in Singapore. Established in 2017, Xnergy’s mission is to be a leader to provide power management solution in the area of AGV (automated guided vehicle), Robotics and EV (Electric Vehicle) application globally through Xnergy’s state-of-the-art wireless charger. Xnergy is a product engineering company. Our core value is engineering: starting from converter, expanding to power device packaging, power semiconductor and IC design. We aim to provide the best charging experience for our customers globally.

Contact person: Vincent Chuang (vincent@xnergytech.com)

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Botsync Pte Ltd

Botsync specialises in providing autonomous mobile robotics solution to help companies transit to Industry 4.0 faster and cost-effectively. With our state-of-the-art robotics solutions, companies can increase their production rate with high efficiency to meet growing consumer demand. Our current two products, Magellan and Copernicus, are targeted towards automation of point-to-point goods movement in an indoor and outdoor settings, respectively. Our vision is to provide easily modular deployable solutions to enable SMEs, especially in APAC region, to improve their productivity and be able to compete with multinational corporations.

Contact person: Rahul Nambiar (rahul@botsync.sg)

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mobilityX Pte. Ltd

Founded in Feb 2018, mobilityX Pte. Ltd was established to provide integrated Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) solutions for urban commuters. With its initial testbed at the Nanyang Technological University campus and Clean Tech Park and its recently launched Zipster app across Singapore, mobilityX is Singapore’s first MaaS operator.

Contact person: Michelle Lim (Michelle.lim@mobility-x.com)

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T-RECs.ai Pte Ltd
T-RECs.ai is a marketplace for Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) trading. RECs Sellers (Renewable Asset Owners) will market their RECs (bid price) for sale in our platform. Interested RECs buyers may select their desired RECs amongst the listed assets and place an offer to buy. The transaction is completed by writing the entire record into the public Block-Chain for verification. T-RECs.ai provides a trusted end-to-end service for our clients, from buyers-sellers matching to RECs registration/retirement to finally post-sale ownership verification and fraud prevention.

Contact person: Mong San Ping (san.ping.mong@trecs.ai

Telepod Pte Ltd 

Telepod is a transportation and tech startup which provides urban mobility and last mile solutions. Telepod offers 2 core services: (i) e-scooter sharing for the B2C and B2B2C partnerships, and (ii) licensing/franchising of a scalable e-scooter sharing system. Telepod also enables last-mile delivery for parcels & e-commerce through its in-house developed system.   

Contact Person: Jit Yen (jityen@telepod.sg)

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Spectronik Pte Ltd 
Spectronik develops advanced Hydrogen PEM fuel cells. Headquartered in Singapore, we provide integrated fuel cell solutions and full life cycle services for tomorrow’s unmanned vehicles, making them run cleaner, travel further, and last longer.

Contact Person: Jogjaman Jap (jogjaman@spectronik.com)



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LYS Energy

LYS Energy is a Singapore-based Solar Independent Power Producer (IPP) that builds, owns and operates Solar PV Systems for Commercial, Industrial and Public sites in the Asia Pacific region. It offers the full range of solar services to install solar PV systems on unused rooftops and site spaces. Through a set of newly developed innovative solutions, future adopters have flexibility in the way they want to consume solar electricity. Without expending any resources, our customers can benefit from lower and predictable utility costs and enjoy stronger sustainability branding. As a council member of the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS), the group also acts as a consulting body with several government agencies in electricity and power sector.

LYS Energy aims at being a vector of the Energy Transition towards a more distributed, autonomous and smart model. Incorporating distributed generating facilities, energy storage systems and smart grid, the company re-invents the energy industry towards a customer-centric prosumer era. Since its incorporation, the company has deployed over 50MWp of high-performance solar PV systems, with a pipeline of over 200MWp in Singapore and across the region in Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Philippines.

Contact Email: (contact@lysenergy.com)

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Eco-Pak Singapore
Eco Pak Pte Ltd is a supplier of cargo pallets produced entirely from agri waste and non hazardous materials. Our products are biodegradable and delivered into the supply chain with sustainability, to the forefront of our ethos.

We offer an eco friendly green solution for the transportation of goods that require pallets, to reach your market. Plastic, wood and steel pallets all have a negative impact on our environment and are increasingly being phased out through legislation by countries that recognise that a more responsible environmental solution is essential if we are to avoid contributing to climate change and, degradation of the environment.

Contact Person:
Glen Creighton glen@eco-pak.com.sg (Tel:96691154)
Joshua Kou joshua@eco-pak.com.sg (Tel: 97644767)

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Anywheel

Anywheel is a homegrown dockless bike-sharing platform which offers an alternative eco-friendly first and last mile mode of transport for your daily convenience.

Contact Email: htay@anywheel.sg

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LOGFLOWS

LOGFLOWS is a Hong Kong-based technology company that develops a SaaS platform to help logistics companies, corporations and their subcontractors track delivery orders, intelligently plan routes, provide order data to drivers, deliver business and data analytics to customers, provide real-time billing and reconciliation, and more.

Our mission is to empower every company in Asia with the need to transport goods with economical and easy-to-use tools that work to see that their cargo is delivered efficiently and accurately.

We were established in 2016 and have clients throughout Asia.

Contact Email: felixwong@logflows.com

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Alpha Biofuels

Alpha Biofuels burst onto the clean energy scene in 2004. Its core philosophy is to engage communities to reduce climate change effectively, and to empower communities through the benefits of using clean energy.

Guided by its vision of deriving clean energy from waste, Alpha Biofuels is on a mission to aid individuals and communities in reducing their carbon footprint. We believe that a carbon footprint conscious community can only be created in an environment where people know how they can contribute. To meet these objectives, the company developed programmes such as collection of waste cooking oil, education programme, and "Waste oil for fuel" programme.

Contact Email: jack.ling@alphabiofuels.sg

IN-SOURCE OPTIONS SDN BHD (GFA Forum Sponsor)

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The ISO Group is the forefront Behaviour-Based Safety Operations training provider in MHE (Forklift, Reach Truck, Powered Pallet Truck etc), the ONLY Government Agency Certification for MEWP (Scissors Lift, Boom Lift, Sky Lift), Hoisting Machine, Lifting Supervisor & Planner, Rigging Slinging & Signalling, Crane & Plant Inspection and Defensive Driving for Motorbike, Cars, Lorries, Prime Movers, Ambulance & Fire Trucks training in Malaysia.

We have been awarded 8 International & Local Accolades in Safety, Productivity, Innovation & Training amongst which includes American Society of Safety Engineers - Safety Management Innovation Award, UK Royal Society for Prevention Against Accidents - Guardian Angel Award, Asia HRD Movers & Shakers Award, Malaysian Oil & Gas Services Council - Innovation Award. We are the only HRDF 5-Stars Training Provider for Machinery Operations.

We have over 20,000 satisfied trainees from MNCs, PLCs, GLCs and SMEs from our15 years of operations.
























 

Join our webinar and learn to calculate GHG emission in logistics!

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Green Freight Asia will be hosting this webinar on 1 August 2019, Thursday from 4:00pm - 5:00pm to guide you on how to estimate and manage CO2 emissions of road freight movements.

 In this webinar, our speaker will touch on the following topics:

  • Existing GHG standards

  • GHG accounting principles and process

  • Calculation methodology for logistics emissions

If you are a Green Freight Asia member and is interested to join, please email to bernal.ann@greenfreightasia.org to register. You may also extend this invitation to your subcontractors.

GREEN FREIGHT ASIA RECEIVES $32,000 GRANT FROM THE UPS FOUNDATION

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Green Freight Asia (GFA) received a $32,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS (NYSE:UPS).

The grant will be used toward raising awareness on sustainable road freight and low carbon economy, providing capacity building programs, and scaling reach and impact. Under the grant, GFA will organize a roadshow in three countries - Hong Kong, Vietnam and Korea - this year.

“We are very grateful to the UPS Foundation for recognising the value of our organization and deciding to support us with this grant. It will help GFA to reach out to a broader community in order to increase awareness on the need for a sustainable road freight and offer insights on the existing means to achieve results. We, as GFA, are confident that the initiatives we will drive - thanks to the support of the UPS Foundation - will spark interest and engagement from various stakeholders towards a sustainable future,” said Roxane Desmicht, Green Freight Asia Director.

Established n 1951 and based in Atlanta, GA., The UPS Foundation identifies specific areas where its backing clearly impacts social issues. In support of this strategic approach, the UPS Foundation has identified the following focus areas for giving: volunteerism, diversity, community safety and environment.

In 2017, UPS and its employees, active and retired, invested more than $118 million in charitable giving around the world. The UPS Foundation can be found on the web at UPS.com/foundation. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.

"The UPS Foundation is honored to support Green Freight Asia's efforts to reduce carbon emissions in Asia-Pacific," said Eduardo Martinez, president of the UPS Foundation and chief diversity and inclusion officer at UPS. “Our goal is to fund powerful programs that make a lasting difference to the global community.”

 

Green Freight Asia welcomes new members


We are delighted to welcome three new members to our network.

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  1. APL Logistics Supply Chain Services (Beijing)

    Incorporated in 1977, APL Logistics is the go-to global supply chain specialist for companies in the Automotive, Consumer, Industrials, and Retail sectors. The APL Logistics group of companies has a global network covering all major markets and is backed by a multinational workforce of over 6,800 people. APL Logistics is a member of the Kintetsu World Express group, a global logistics services provider, and offers comprehensive services and solutions which include supply chain engineering, technology service, and customer service.

    The company's subsidiaries – APL Logistics Bonded Supply Chain Services (Shanghai) Co., Ltd and APL Logistics Supply Chain Services (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd are now members of GFA.

    Website: http://www.apllogistics.com

2. Shenzhen E-Road Logistics

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Shenzhen-headquartered, E-Road Logistics Co., Ltd., started as a domestic air freight forwarder in 1995. Its services include door-to-door, port-to-port, offshore arrangement, reverse logistics, etc. and offers its air cargo service with LTL (less-than-truckload) rates. 

The company has four regional distribution centers (RDCs) and are located in Shenzhen, Beijing, Chengdu, and Shanghai with more than 200,000 square meters of warehouse space. It will also operate 3 additional RDCs and will be in Wuhan for Central China, one in Xi’an for Northwest China and one in Shenyang for Northeast China. 

E-Road Logistics key customers include Lenovo, Huawei and ZTE.  

Website: https://www.e-henglu.com

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3. Tin Thang Trading (Vietnam)

Tin Thang Transport is a logistics company based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

The company also provides transit services to Cambodia and Laos markets. 

Currently, Tin Thang is building the repair service for Europe tractors.

Website:https://tinthang.erponline.vn

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GFA HELD WORKSHOPS IN VIETNAM AND MYANMAR

In collaboration GIZ under the Sustainable Freight Transport and Logistics in the Mekong Region Project, GFA provided a workshop in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam last 8 October 2018 and in Yangon, Myanmar last 15 October 2018. 

The workshop included an overview of the country’s road freight sector, why green freight matters, an overview of GFA programs and available financial schemes.

Here is a summary of the workshops:


Vietnam
26 executives – mostly managers and directors -from 23 companies including H&M had participated in the workshop. The majority of the participants were from trucking companies who were familiar with green freight and were highly eager to know about the GFA Label and the certification process. 

The workshop concluded with the participants expecting GFA to provide sharing session opportunities, continued guidance on the GFA Label application and assistance in availing government's financial schemes.   



Myanmar

24 participants from 18 transport companies joined the session. For most of them, the green freight concept is new and they were interested to know how green freight can be scaled up in Myanmar with GFA.

Interestingly, the breakout session results revealed that this group expects  GFA to hold more outreach and training sessions in Myanmar and for GFA to work with key government agencies -  i.e. with Ministry of Transportation for tax reduction; with Ministry of Energy and Electricity for cleaner fuel and with Ministry of Construction for road improvements.
 


GFA membership sticker for fleet is now available

At the GFA Forum, we launched the new GFA sticker for vehicles.   Members of GFA can use this sticker on their vehicles to promote their commitment to green freight movements in the Asia Pacific.  Companies that attended the GFA Forum received a sample of the sticker. In case you are also interested in using the GFA sticker for your fleet, then please get in touch with us.

At the GFA Forum, we launched the new GFA sticker for vehicles.

Members of GFA can use this sticker on their vehicles to promote their commitment to green freight movements in the Asia Pacific.

Companies that attended the GFA Forum received a sample of the sticker. In case you are also interested in using the GFA sticker for your fleet, then please get in touch with us.

The fleet sticker on Singapore Haulage Services's truck

The fleet sticker on Singapore Haulage Services's truck

"We are planning to put these stickers on our 200 trucks. We actually are very proud to be a member of Green Freight Asia. We have been learning a lot from other members and we are also committed to our best in aligning ourselves with GFA's directions."  - Mr. Chanvirak Khem Operations Manager

"We are planning to put these stickers on our 200 trucks. We actually are very proud to be a member of Green Freight Asia. We have been learning a lot from other members and we are also committed to our best in aligning ourselves with GFA's directions."

- Mr. Chanvirak Khem Operations Manager

GFA 2018 Awards

At the GFA Forum 2018, we launched our new GFA Awards, to recognize members who demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the objectives of GFA. 

The GFA Label Achievement Award recognizes member's GFA label achievement in the categories:

-  Highest Leaf Achievement 
-  Local SME 
-  Geographical Coverage 

The GFA Ambassador Award recognizes members who actively contributed to growing GFA's network and engaging supply chain partners in GFA.

 

GFA Label Achievement Award

DHL THAILAND
CATEGORY: HIGHEST LEAF ACHIEVEMENT
(DHL Thailand is the first GFA member to achieve the GFA Label Leaf 3 & Leaf 4.)

James with GFA Director Roxane Desmicht    “DHL Supply Chain Thailand Transport are very proud to be working in partnership with Green Freight Asia. It is an honor and a privilege to be the first business in APAC to receive this prestigious award. It tells us we are making a difference to our environment and supports our global business target to be zero emissions by 2050. I’m delighted to say the Thailand Transport team are working on new and exciting initiatives to help further improve our emissions in 2019.”    - James Macleerie, Transport Head for Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar

James with GFA Director Roxane Desmicht

“DHL Supply Chain Thailand Transport are very proud to be working in partnership with Green Freight Asia. It is an honor and a privilege to be the first business in APAC to receive this prestigious award. It tells us we are making a difference to our environment and supports our global business target to be zero emissions by 2050. I’m delighted to say the Thailand Transport team are working on new and exciting initiatives to help further improve our emissions in 2019.”

- James Macleerie, Transport Head for Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar


SINGAPORE HAULAGE SERVICES
CATEGORY: LOCAL SME
SHS is the only SME transport provider based in Singapore that has been certified with the GFA Label-Leaf 1.

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"You have to believe in it (green freight) and then explore it. I am sure any company will realize that there are actual benefits and it is a win-win for all especially today where environmental performance is expected. I am glad we have this awareness and i hope that there will be more companies that will come on board.”

- Mr. Alvin Chua, Operations Manager, Singapore Haulage Services


 

GFA Ambassador Award

HEINEKEN

Heineken was instrumental in the development, design, and launch of GFA's new knowledge-sharing platform this year -  the Green Freight Leaders' Society (GFLS).  It hosted the inaugural session of GFLS for GFA members and partners where it also shared its sustainability program, 'Drop the C'. 

Heineken continued to support our events this year.  Heineken China was a sponsor of our green freight forum in Shanghai last July.

Agata (centre) with Lorelei Coryn (right), Head of Customer Service, Logistics & Planning, Supply Chain, HEINEKEN Malaysia and Karlyn Adams, Associate Director of BSR   "We are extremely honored to be receiving such an important award. We are grateful for the recognition we have received for our collaboration and we believe this will allow HEINEKEN and GFA to enhance the partnership even further.  As a leading global company, we believe it’s our responsibility to reduce CO₂ emissions across the value chain, from Barley to Bar. Our new transformational programme ‘Drop the C’ aims to significantly reduce carbon emissions from across the business, but we simply cannot do this alone. We are delighted that GFA stands by our side and helps us to reach our goals by delivering insightful trainings and unique expertise.  Once again, thank you so much for the recognition as well as your continuous support, and we look forward to collaborating with GFA even more in future."   - Agata Krasocka Global Lead Logistics, Global Customer Service and Logistics, HEINEKEN Supply Chain

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"We are extremely honored to be receiving such an important award. We are grateful for the recognition we have received for our collaboration and we believe this will allow HEINEKEN and GFA to enhance the partnership even further.

As a leading global company, we believe it’s our responsibility to reduce CO₂ emissions across the value chain, from Barley to Bar. Our new transformational programme ‘Drop the C’ aims to significantly reduce carbon emissions from across the business, but we simply cannot do this alone. We are delighted that GFA stands by our side and helps us to reach our goals by delivering insightful trainings and unique expertise.

Once again, thank you so much for the recognition as well as your continuous support, and we look forward to collaborating with GFA even more in future."

- Agata Krasocka Global Lead Logistics, Global Customer Service and Logistics, HEINEKEN Supply Chain

BOLLORE LOGISTICS SINGAPORE

Bollore hosted and sponsored GFA's second Green Freight Leadership Society's which gathered trucking companies, manufacturers and technology providers discussing on the future of sustainable road freight practices in the Asia-Pacific.

“We are truly honoured to receive the Ambassador Award from Green Freight Asia. Over the years of collaboration, we have established a great partnership with Green Freight Asia, and we are grateful for their utmost support towards our efforts to bring sustainability in freight operations to the next level. Being one of the global leaders in logistics and supply chain management, Bolloré Logistics is committed to continue leading the growth and promotion of green innovations and initiatives in the years to come.”    - Frédéric Marcerou, Managing Director, Bolloré Logistics Singapore

“We are truly honoured to receive the Ambassador Award from Green Freight Asia. Over the years of collaboration, we have established a great partnership with Green Freight Asia, and we are grateful for their utmost support towards our efforts to bring sustainability in freight operations to the next level. Being one of the global leaders in logistics and supply chain management, Bolloré Logistics is committed to continue leading the growth and promotion of green innovations and initiatives in the years to come.”

- Frédéric Marcerou, Managing Director, Bolloré Logistics Singapore

 

IKEA: GFA LABEL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
AND GFA AMBASSADOR AWARD recipient

In 2017, IKEA's 10 country operations were certified with GFA Labels. These include Australia, China, India, Japan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Vietnam, Thailand, South Korea and Indonesia which all formally committed to promote green freight in their operations.

IKEA also hosted our forum in Shanghai last July 2018 with more than 60 executives from all sectors sharing information on policy developments, corporate initiatives, and green freight technologies. 

Andy with GFA Director Lin Shiu Mei      “These two awards are a validation of IKEA’s collaborative approach to carbon emission reduction in transport. The approach involved managers, purchasing team, sustainability team, and most importantly our service providers.   IKEA Transport aims to reduce 15% of absolute greenhouse gas emission by 2030 (2017 baseline. This means we want to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from every shipment by approximately 70%. We do not have all the answers at this point and we cannot achieve our goal alone. We must work together with all stakeholders and Green Freight Asia provides us an excellent platform to work in a collaborative way to reduce our emissions. GFA and IKEA share a similar vision - i.e. to decarbonize road freight transport and make a positive impact on the environment and society. We believe that together we can make it happen.”   - Andy Yang, Sustainability Developer Transport Area Asia-Pacific, IKEA Purchasing Service (China) Co., Ltd

Andy with GFA Director Lin Shiu Mei


“These two awards are a validation of IKEA’s collaborative approach to carbon emission reduction in transport. The approach involved managers, purchasing team, sustainability team, and most importantly our service providers.

IKEA Transport aims to reduce 15% of absolute greenhouse gas emission by 2030 (2017 baseline. This means we want to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from every shipment by approximately 70%. We do not have all the answers at this point and we cannot achieve our goal alone. We must work together with all stakeholders and Green Freight Asia provides us an excellent platform to work in a collaborative way to reduce our emissions. GFA and IKEA share a similar vision - i.e. to decarbonize road freight transport and make a positive impact on the environment and society. We believe that together we can make it happen.”

- Andy Yang, Sustainability Developer
Transport Area Asia-Pacific, IKEA Purchasing Service (China) Co., Ltd

2018 Green Freight Forum



GFA Director Jessica Kipp welcomes participants and shares updates on GFA's programs

GFA Director Jessica Kipp welcomes participants and shares updates on GFA's programs


The GFA 2018 Forum took place on 27 September 2018 in Singapore. The theme “Dealing with Key Constraints to the Adoption of Green Freight Practices and Technologies”, looked at key challenges for the industry and identify how to boost the adoption of sustainable road freight practices in the Asia-Pacific. 

The event entails presentations on enabling policies, programs and technologies to foster green freight, and available green financial schemes from governments. GFA also launched its inaugural GFA Awards - the GFA Label Achievement Award and the GFA Ambassador Award - and introduced the first green freight sticker for vehicles.

Close to 100 executives – industry experts, sustainability professionals, supply chain executives, technology providers, and policymakers - discussed green freight concerns, shared their knowledge and experiences and proposed ideas on how to advance sustainable road freight embedding Green Freight Asia's role. 

To see the presentation materials, photos, and results of the break-out session, please click here.

Panel Discussion

The panel on Technology and Green Freight lead by Mr. Michael Groom, Transport Excellence, DHL Thailand answers queries on telematics' return of investments, energy efficiency and obstacles in implementing telematics to fleet.  The panelists include (from right) Taywin Kongchandee, Senior Sales Manager, Volvo Trucks Hub South East Asia, Wong Jing Jie, Head of Logistic Solution, Logisfleet and Boyong Wang, Strategic Partnerships Director, Smart Freight Centre.

The panel on Technology and Green Freight lead by Mr. Michael Groom, Transport Excellence, DHL Thailand answers queries on telematics' return of investments, energy efficiency and obstacles in implementing telematics to fleet.

The panelists include (from right) Taywin Kongchandee, Senior Sales Manager, Volvo Trucks Hub South East Asia, Wong Jing Jie, Head of Logistic Solution, Logisfleet and Boyong Wang, Strategic Partnerships Director, Smart Freight Centre.

Breakout Session

Breakout session:  What are the challenges and solutions in technology adoption and how can GFA help?   These participants shared that the main challenges are cost of technologies, lack of infrastructure (ICT and road) and engaging and convincing the trucking companies to go green.  Possible solutions include gain-sharing, collaboration and data transparency.

Breakout session: What are the challenges and solutions in technology adoption and how can GFA help?

These participants shared that the main challenges are cost of technologies, lack of infrastructure (ICT and road) and engaging and convincing the trucking companies to go green.

Possible solutions include gain-sharing, collaboration and data transparency.

What are the difficulties in financial schemes and how can GFA help?   The group shared that the application process for current financial schemes are complicated, there is lack of clarity on return on investment which is essential in applications and banks are hesitant to give lower interest rates without government support.  GFA can help by matching members to potential financial guarantor and by providing data on savings from green freight programs or technology.

What are the difficulties in financial schemes and how can GFA help?

The group shared that the application process for current financial schemes are complicated, there is lack of clarity on return on investment which is essential in applications and banks are hesitant to give lower interest rates without government support.

GFA can help by matching members to potential financial guarantor and by providing data on savings from green freight programs or technology.