Category: Sustainability

The Business of Carbon Emissions, a new video series

Sustainability experts and business leaders answer fundamental questions about carbon emissions in new Convoy video series The way the world makes, moves, and sells goods is changing. Businesses are being asked to meet growing consumer demand faster, easier, and cheaper – while at the same time diminish the impact of their operations. Convoy’s network scale…

Convoy’s Automated Reloads Recognized as a World Changing Idea by Fast Company

Fast Company has announced the winners of its World Changing Ideas Awards, which honors the businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that are actively engaged and deeply committed to flattening the curve when it comes to the climate crisis, social injustice, or economic inequality. Convoy is proud to join the list as the winner in the…

Carbon Emissions Savings: 1,700,207 pounds and counting

The heart of the Convoy Digital Freight Network focuses on the use of technology to build the most efficient supply chain possible, lowering costs for shippers, increasing earnings for drivers, all while saving our environment through the elimination of empty miles.  Today, on our one year anniversary of launching Automated Reloads, we are revealing our Carbon Emissions…

A new sustainability program with Feeding America to reduce waste and rescue food from supply chains

Today we are excited to announce a new collaboration with Feeding America®, the largest hunger-relief organization in the United States, to deliver consumable food and beverages to food banks across the country instead of disposing of it in landfills. Convoy’s Digital Freight Network will now use Feeding America’s MealConnect technology which will enable truckers across…

AWS Fix This Podcast featuring Convoy

Today’s Fix This podcast by AWS features Aaron Terrazas, Director of Economic Research at Convoy and Jennifer Wong, Director of Sustainability at Convoy to share how Convoy is addressing the inefficiencies in freight and helping their customers make progress in achieving their corporate sustainability goals. Listen here Podcast transcript Ray Rogers: I’m Ray Rogers.  Brad Kepler:…

Enabling Carbon Reduction Goals with Transparency in Scope 3 Carbon Emissions

Shippers are making carbon reduction an explicit aspect of the procurement processes for their supply chain. But when it comes to carbon reduction, real progress requires real transparency.  Better tracking of carbon starts by providing greater transparency on the carbon footprint of services and products. Only by accounting for the full footprint will organizations and…

Automated Reloads Are Reducing Empty Mile Carbon Emissions by 45%

Today, Convoy is proud to share that bundling loads through our Automated Reloads program is yielding a 45% decrease in CO2 emissions from trucks running empty less often. Launched nationwide in June, Automated Reloads algorithmically groups multiple full-truckload shipments for carriers — minimizing empty miles, eliminating time wasted between loads, and lowering the resulting unnecessary…