Green Attention for Geodis Wilson's Blue Attitude

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Geodis Wilson has been awarded as one of the world’s top 75 green supply chain partners of 2012. The jury based its decision on Geodis Wilson’s sustainable development policy and the company’s efforts for environmental improvement within the transportation and logistics arena. The “G75” listing is published once a year by Inbound Logistics, one of the leading publications in the transportation segment.

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Inclusion in the ‘G75’ listing is a significant accolade for Geodis Wilson as this recognizes the company as an industry-leading green supply chain partner. The list comprises ocean carriers, 3PLs, ports, air express, rail, trucking and materials handling companies. In compiling the listing, the publishers sought evidence from international companies of specific green investments and involvement in the key areas of public-private partnerships, corporate sustainability and collaborative customer-driven projects.

Geodis Wilson combines its efforts in this area in a program named “Blue Attitude”. The latest achievements have just been published in the sustainability report of Geodis Group:
http://www.geodis.com/sustainable-development-report-2011-@/article.jspz?id=988&categ=131

This reports is developed annually showcasing the Geodis Group sustainability efforts and achievements. Examples are also demonstrated in the Blue Attitude Trophy program, where the best sustainability initiatives from the group’s divisions are awarded. The Blue Attitude program, which targets a 20 per cent improvement in carbon efficiency by 2020, has had significant success in encouraging a group-wide awareness of sustainable operational solutions for Geodis customers.

The Inbound Logistics G75 listing singled out, in particular a Geodis Wilson initiative in France to reduce energy and the number of products consumed while improving on-site waste recycling in order to cover 50 per cent of emissions with offsets.

To download the Inbound Logistics report on the G75 listing click the link below:
http://www.inboundlogistics.com/digital/issues/il_digital_june2012.pdf

About Geodis Wilson and the Geodis Group

“Blue Attitude” is a group wide program that covers all Divisions and is based on five commitments: working with customers in their sustainable development approach; involving Geodis staff in increasing safety; taking care of the environment and controlling the risks; involving partners in fulfilling Geodis commitments to the environment and demonstrating community responsibility. The best sustainability projects are awarded during the yearly Blue Attitude Trophy. For further details on the Blue Attitude programme please click the link below:
http://www.geodis.fr/geodis-sustainable-development-@/index.jspz?id=131

Geodis Wilson is a leading global freight management company. With 7,300 employees in more than 50 countries the company delivers tailor-made, integrated logistics solutions to customers enabling them to operate as ‘best in class.’ Geodis Wilson is the freight forwarding arm of Geodis Group which became part of the French rail and freight group SNCF in 2008. With its 46,000 employees in 120 countries ‘SNCF GEODIS’ ranks among the top 7 companies in its field in the world.

For more information about Geodis Wilson go to – http://www.geodiswilson.com/us

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