Company validated as ‘green carrier’
Al-Futtaim Logistics has recently received the GFA Label - Leaf 2, which validates the company as a green carrier.
The award also indicates that Al-Futtaim Logistics' green freight practices include using carbon emissions reduction technologies to its fleet, implementing a regular maintenance program and training half of its drivers on eco-driving to improve fuel efficiency.
Said Raman Kumar, Managing Director, Al-Futtaim Logistics: “Al-Futtaim Logistics is a leading third party logistics service provider in the Middle East and is committed to the protection of our environment.
“One of our top organizational goals is to embed environmentally sustainable practices across all our activities in a manner to avoid or reduce environmental impact.
“Currently, Al-Futtaim Logistics’ trucks are using biofuel , low resistance tires, are pulling twin or light trailers and equipped with windbreakers. Furthermore, drivers have been trained in ECO driving to enhance fuel efficiency.
“We are pleased to see the results of our effort in carbon dioxide reduction confirmed by Green Freight Asia. We will follow this strategy in the long term while continuing to seek new opportunities to contribute to an environmentally sustainable world.”