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BLOG: Will the Corona Crisis Help or Hurt the Freight Decarbonisation Agenda?

The freight and logistic sector ensures a smooth operation of supply chains in order to provide...
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Green Hydrogen and Power to X – The Silver Bullet for Decarbonizing Transport?

“We have to highlight this idea of PtX – For aviation, it could be the solution.”...
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Pathway Towards Low-Carbon Transport in Vietnam

Rapid growth in transport activities since the late 1990s is endangering the achievement of climate targets...
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Climate-Friendly Freight Transport in Indonesia

The TRANSfer III project works with the Ministry of Transportation (MoT) on the preparation of two...
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The Key to Decarbonize Freight Transport?

Freight transport in China accounts for about 700Mt of CO2 emissions. This is about 67 percent...
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Costa Rican Entrepreneurs tackle Climate Change

Could you imagine receiving your latest overseas delivery via a carbon neutral cargo ship? How about...
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Breaking down Barriers to Climate-friendly Freight Transport in Indonesia

The rapid development of Indonesia’s logistic system in terms of freight transport and infrastructure connections opens...
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    6.5 Raising Awareness of Truck Drivers

    Campaigns and at-a-glance guidance for truck drivers are important for sector-wide agenda-setting and to support the...
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      6.2 Training Material for Trainers and Drivers

      This collection of course materials from Ireland and from Peru (in Spanish) can be used directly...
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        3.5 Truck Driver Professional Qualification Schemes and Paths to Reform

        Promoting eco-driving can be done in the context of wider national reforms for the capacity development...
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        1.1 Content Overview Truck Eco-Driving Toolkit

        This content overview helps you nagivate through this toolkit. Note that many of the posts listed...
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          Press Release: Transport and Climate Change Global Status Report

          On 8 December, the SLoCaT Partnership released the inaugural edition of the Transport and Climate Change...
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          A Glimpse into Germany’s Transport Sector

           “He who plants roads will harvest traffic” said Thilo Becker in his introductory talk on transport...
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          Transitioning to Low Carbon Sea Transport in the Republic of Marshall Islands

          Supports the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) in delivering its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
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            3.6 Eco-Driving Strategy at City Level

            Sidney as issued a two-year strategy on eco-driving, recognizing that working with the City’s drivers on...
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            2.4 Setting Up a Steering Structure

            The implementation of Eco-driving projects benefits from having a clear steering structure. This tool comprises a...
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              6.10 Preventative Maintenance Checklist

              Maintenance is a big factor for safety and for fuel efficiency. For example, it is important...
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                6.4 Capacity Assessment Methodology of Driving Schools

                Driving schools are a key actor for mainstreaming knowhow on Ecodriving and thus should be engaged...
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                  2.3 Stakeholder Mapping

                  Who should to be involved and how when establishing and running comprehensive ecodriving programs? Stakeholder maps...
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                    6.1 Train the Trainer Materials

                    Training of driving instructors and in-company multiplicators is crucial for any programmatic effort to reach a...
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                      6.11 Managing Speed Infographic

                      Ecodriving techniques encourage consistent and lower speed driving. This infographic by the European Transport Safety Council...
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                        3.3 Policy Options to Promote Sustainable Fleet Managment

                        This document by the EU Recodrive project is aiming at policy makers at all levels that...
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                          6.8 West African Transport Academy Case Study

                          This joint project by Scania, GIZ and further partners from the automotive sector set up the...
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                            3.1 Status Quo Analysis for Green Freight Programmes

                            ICCT’s blueprint for performing a “Freight Assessment” is a practical guide for evaluating a country’s freight...
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                              4.2 Case Studies for Financial Support of Ecodriving

                              Three examples of subsidy structures for eco-driving initiatives in the UK, USA and Germany. UK Energy...
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                                1.4 Energy and environmental aspects of road freight

                                This report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) outlines the ways in which vehicle efficiency technologies,...
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                                  2.1 Strategic Advice for Policymakers

                                  THE PEP partnership for Ecodriving under UNECE has issued 10 high-level recommendations for government-driven initiatives. THE...
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                                    6.9 The IRU Academy

                                    The international Road Transport Union (IRU) Academy offers training programmes which focus on developing the skills...
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                                      2.5 Case Studies on National Eco-Driving Programmes

                                      Governments in various countries have launched and implemented nation-wide programs to mainstream ecodriving among private and...
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                                        6.7 Ecodriving Competitions by Truck Manufacturers

                                        Competition among truck drivers to improve performance is used as a social marketing tool by associations...
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                                          5.3 Impact Assessment Results from Various Countries and Methods

                                          A compilation of case studies and impact assessment results for Ecuador (ERGON), North America, Europe, Australia...
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                                            3.7 Future Perspectives for Truck Driver Training

                                            What happens to the job description and the qualification requirements of truck drivers in times of...
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                                              5.2 Impact Assessment Methodology II

                                              This manual by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) offers guidance and a specific Excel-based calculation tool...
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                                                1.3 Skills and Labour Shortage in the Road Freight Transport Sector

                                                Around the globe, logistics is an industry struggling to hire skilled workers. This World Bank study...
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                                                  6.3 Web-Based Training of Truck Drivers

                                                  Online ecodriving courses are often used to show both new and experienced drivers how to safely...
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                                                    2.2 Strategic Advice for Fleet Managers

                                                    Developing driver skills is an essential part of any fleet management strategy that aims at reducing...
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                                                      Ecodriving Barrier Analysis

                                                      For designing an effective programme on ecodriving, it is key to understand the local barriers that...
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                                                        6.6. Strategies to Reduce Unnecessary Engine Idling

                                                        An effective and simple to implement fuel saving technique is to eliminate unnecessary engine idling –...
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                                                          5.4 Setting Targets and Estimating Impacts

                                                          This tool offers both general guidance and ready-to-use templates to monitor and estimate impacts based on...
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                                                            3.4 Toolkit for Fleet Managers

                                                            The LoCITY Fleet Manager Toolkit is for use by anyone who manages commercial vans or heavy...
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