Teaming up with Citylog for greener deliveries
Al Fara’a Group, Axiom Telecom, TNT Express, Bank Sarasin Alpen Group and Alpen Capital Group honoured for leading best business and sustainability practices in their organisations.
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) promotes innovation and sustainable growth in a world where resources are increasingly limited. It is not business as usual. The creation of a sustainable future for business, society and the environment brings together those companies that want to make a difference and use their expertise and skills to develop constructive solutions and take action around the world.
TNT’s emission free building is a reality. Our new corporate head office was completed in March 2011 and it provides space for almost 900 employees, visiting partners and colleagues from all over the world colleagues, who can work and connect everywhere throughout the building.
Last week, TNT Express Benelux successfully launched its first inner-city ‘green’ bicycle in Brussels. The electric-powered freight bicycle, known as a ‘cyclocargo’, will cut TNT’s CO2 emission output by 400 kilograms per week.
United National Environment Program (UNEP) and TNT organized a Clean Fleet Workshop for 20 operational and cr managers from TNT, subcontractors and other companies from the Middle East & Africa region. The Clean Fleet Workshop helps managers to develop a strategy for reducing the envrionmental impacts of their fleet.
TNT NV was again awarded “Supersector leader” for ‘Industrial Goods and Services’ (including ‘Industrial transportation’) of the 2010 Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI). Peter Bakker, CEO of TNT, commented: “It fills me with pride that TNT again attained the position of Supersector leader for Industrial Goods and Services in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index."
16 September 2010 – TNT Express France is deploying 15 zero emission electric vehicles for parcel deliveries in Paris, including one Modec truck, two cars, and twelve 3-wheelers. The “Maxitrikes” electric tricycles are perfect for dodging traffic jams. Each one has a volume capacity of 2 m3 and can carry up to 175 lbs. TNT will use them to deliver about 20,000 parcels (below 30 kg) per month to some 12,000 Parisian customers. The Modec truck, with its payload of 2 tonnes, will be used for bigger deliveries.
TNT, the leading global international express company, today unveiled the industry’s first pure electric vehicle fleet in China. The fleet further bolsters the company’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions in the express industry.
Initially comprised of five vehicles, the electric vehicle fleet is produced by Dongfeng Motor, one of China’s leading automobile manufacturers. The vehicles are entirely locally sourced, including design, manufacturing and assembly.
175 environmental friendly Mercedes Sprinter vans will replace the entire fleet of delivery vans at TNT's Dutch express business and half of the delivery vans at its Belgian operations, Logistiek reported. 'TNT Express initially considered choosing for natural gas-powered or electric delivery vans, however decided in favour of the Mercedes Benz Sprinter with clean Euro 5 EEV diesel motors.