CIFFA chooses sustainability expertise partner

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

The Canadian International Freight Forwarder Association (CIFFA), along with Australia’s Freight and Trade Alliance (FTA), is partnering with Pledge to provide to support to its members with sustainability expertise.

CIFFA and FTA have embedded the Pledge Freight Emissions Calculator into their websites, granting members the chance to trial Pledge’s carbon emissions calculation capabilities without needing to sign up to the Pledge platform.

“Pledge is committed to providing emissions measurement and reporting solutions to freight forwarders across the globe,” said David de Picciotto, CEO and co-founder of Pledge. “Being chosen by both FTA and CIFFA to support their members with their sustainability requirements marks an important step for Pledge – as we start working with associations outside of the UK and Europe, we’ll be better positioned to offer forwarders access to the tools and knowledge they need to decarbonize their customers’ supply chains.”

Pledge’s calculator allows users to trial the company’s carbon emissions technology, helping them understand their customers’ freight emissions across various transport modes, globally.

“We are proud to partner with Pledge to further our commitment to our members and support their initiatives to maximize positive sustainable outcomes,” said Bruce Rodgers, executive director, CIFFA. “Through this relationship, CIFFA will provide its members with educational sustainability tools and solutions to assist in the tracking, analysis and reporting of environmental metrics.”

To ensure a precise and comprehensive emissions calculation, users can add more shipment details, including stopovers, transshipments and specific vessel codes.

To see the calculator, visit here.