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Regional Transport Plans

Regional Transport Plans, Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads 

The Department of Transport and Main Roads is working with state and local government and other key stakeholders throughout Queensland to develop a series of Regional Transport Plans. These plans will guide the planning of an efficient and responsive transport system in Queensland over the next 15 years. Priority's for the plan includes

  • system that connects communities

  • system that supports economic growth and access to markets and destinations 

  • system that is safe

  • system that is sustainable and resilient 

Sustainable freight

Sustainable Freight, South Australian Freight Council initiative 

The Sustainable Freight initiative is being undertaken in a wider context of heightened national interest in sustainable practises. While there is much debate about the impacts that transport and logistics is having on the environment and whether these impacts could or should be mitigated, it is clear that the environment is increasingly becoming part of the ongoing transport and logistics narrative.

Sustainable Freight Case StudiesSouth Australian Freight Council initiative 

A series of case studies on initiatives that freight operators have taken to become more sustainable.

The Emission Reductions on a Modest Budget Fact Sheet , Sustainable Freight, South Australian Freight Council initiative 

Examples of where Transport and Logistics operators were able to find big emission and financial savings for little to no money with very quick payback periods.

Linfox GreenFox – Delivering Sustainably 

Linfox have been working since 2007 to reduce their carbon emissions by more than 50% through a variety of practices and are now aiming towards zero net emissions. Initiatives include:

  • New truck and tyre technologies.

  • EcoDrive education programs.

  • Supply chain optimisation.

  • Aerodynamic vehicle design.

  • Solar panel systems.

  • Fuel efficient fleet purchases: 

Logistics

DHL Green Logistics

Logistics plays a central role in the global economy and therefore the industry can play a crucial part in the way business is done with regard to the environmental impact.   Case studies and best practice information.

The Emission Reductions on a Modest Budget Fact Sheet , Sustainable Freight, South Australian Freight Council initiative 

Examples of where Transport and Logistics operators were able to find big emission and financial savings for little to no money with very quick payback periods.

 
 
 
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