DHL Leading on Climate Records stronger reduction goals, reporting on reductions and taking increasingly vocal
DHL, the global leader in express and logistics, leads this year’s Climate Counts stances on positive policies related to climate change.
scoreboard with 67 out of 100 possible points. Climate Counts, a non-profit DHL Express UK takes its responsibilities as a corporate citizen very seriously
organization working in collaboration with Clean Air-Cool Planet, wants to bring and has a clear strategy to continue to make year-on-year improvements to its
consumers and companies together in the fight against global climate change. environmental credentials, as part of the company’s wider GoGreen programme.
The scoreboard was published recently and it evaluates businesses based on their This includes a published Carbon Management Strategy and a UK target of a
efforts to review, reduce and report their impacts on the climate. Suzanne Worrall, 10% reduction in carbon emissions by 2010 against a 2007 baseline. Strong
DHL Express UK Corporate Responsibility Manager said: “We are very pleased to carbon reduction performance across DHL’s property portfolio as well as innovative
be leading the way within the industry and this accolade is a good reflection of management of its fleet network will assist in achieving this. DHL, along with its
how we have embraced our commitment to create and maintain a sustainable parent company Deutsche Post World Net, is also the first company in the logistics
business structure across four key functions of the business — air, road, real estate sector to set specific carbon efficiency targets and also the first express logistics
and products and services.” In comparison to last year’s scoreboard, DHL made company to offer carbon neutral shipments. For more information on DHL’s GoGreen
significant gains following the improvement of its measurement efforts, setting Programme, visit www.dpwn.com.
Masternaut Three X to Deliver IT by Wire
Masternaut Three X is encouraging facilities management, Skye Deploys Manhattan Supply Chain Solution
housing providers and construction suppliers to abandon Global supply chain optimization provider, Manhattan Associates (www.
their traditional IT systems and adopt next-generation manh.com), has announced that Skye Group, the distributor of clothing and
IT solutions that simply run over the Internet. Having well-known footwear brands including Converse, Dickies and Millé, has
revolutionized the vehicle tracking market with a totally achieved significant productivity benefits following the implementation of
web-based offering, Masternaut Three X has now Manhattan ILS: Integrated Logistics Solutions, built on Microsoft.NET, at its
announced a range of Internet managed services that will new distribution centre (DC) at Crown Mines, Gauteng in South Africa. The
enable businesses to slash their IT expenditure, protect deployment, which has involved the integration of Manhattan’s solution with
their precious data in the event of disaster and deliver Skye’s existing ERP platform, Microsoft Dynamics AX, has provided the footwear
flexibility for growth. Customers choosing these cloud- and clothing specialist with an advanced supply chain solution capability that
based services can forget about upgrades, data security both co