By Sea, Land and Air: Decarbonizing Transportation and Logistics

By Jessica Kipp, Global Head, Supply Chain Logistics Operations HP Inc.
Dec 10, 2021 4:30 PM ET
A joint initiative between Embark Trucks and HP combines electric and autonomous truck technology to create a more sustainable distribution network. Image courtesy of Embark Trucks.

Originally published on GreenBiz

This article is sponsored by HP.

Supply chain disruptions — spurred by COVID-19 shutdowns and exacerbated by severe capacity and labor shortages — are being felt in every industry, across every sector, and in every geography throughout the world. Consumers are frustrated, businesses are scrambling, and economies are struggling as producers, manufacturers, logistics providers, governments and others work to untangle the bottlenecks choking global commerce.

Never before has the global supply chain had so much attention, with a spotlight often shining brightest on transportation and logistics. This heightened visibility creates opportunity — and demand — for transformative sustainable solutions to mitigate environmental impacts. 

In order for the world to achieve the aggressive carbon reduction targets necessary to keep temperatures from rising more than 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2050, we must collectively work to decarbonize the supply chain. Transportation is one of the highest-impact places to focus. 

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