DHL and GoodShipping agree 60m litre sustainable marine fuel deal

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DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, and GoodShipping have expanded their long-standing partnership with the purchase of 60 million litres of sustainable marine fuel.
This will help DHL reduce a total of 180,000 tonnes CO2e TtW in shipping until 2024.
This commitment is equivalent to the amount of fossil fuel used to fuel 10 container vessels on their journey from Asia to Europe.
DHL Global Forwarding has been working with GoodShipping for five years, sharing the same aspiration for greener ocean freight, via insetting.
“In 2017, we were the first logistics company to work with GoodShipping. An important lever in reducing our CO2 emissions is the use of sustainable fuel and GoodShipping’s insetting service complements us perfectly in this regard. They have a thorough and controlled process, meet our high sustainability standards, and they share the same goal of making logistics emission-free. We are very proud to now continue and intensify this cooperation,” said Tim Scharwath, CEO DHL Global Forwarding.
As part of their joint industry impact, DHL Global Forwarding and GoodShipping also aim to pilot a new insetting accounting framework of the Smart Freight Centre.
“DHL Global Forwarding really steps up as a frontrunner in the freight forwarding industry with this commitment,” added Dirk Kronemeijer, CEO GoodShipping.
“DHL’s goal to achieve net zero-emission logistics by 2050 made them a perfect partner for a strategic and mutually beneficial long-term collaboration. We can only have the greatest respect for the leadership demonstrated by this huge commitment from DHL, deepening our collaboration even further.”