Introducing our intricate sustainable logistics chain management from Coolpack in Assendelft to our customers worldwide, our central mission revolves around integrating streamlined operations and eco-conscious practices. We have embraced sustainability as not just a core value but a pivotal pillar that underscores every facet of our logistical endeavors, from the initial warehousing processes to the final mile delivery experience. Our commitment to sustainable logistics is not just a statement; it’s part of the company DNA.
Accelerating Towards a Greener Future
Coolpack and counterpart De Ridder are part of the renowned Bunzl Group, where sustainability has emerged as a cornerstone of the corporate ethos. Under the expert guidance of Bunzl’s Sustainability Manager, Joost Lips, we have achieved a remarkable 60% increase in CO2 efficiency since 2010, setting an industry benchmark to be proud of. Yet, this is just the beginning of our transformative voyage. Our joint ambition with Bunzl is to amplify our CO2 efficiency by an impressive 25% by 2025, measured against our 2019 baseline, with a vision to surpass a 50% increase by 2030. In our commitment to global environmental stewardship, we have pledged our active participation in the United Nations’ ‘Race to Zero’ campaign, aiming to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. The strategy encompasses the optimization of transport vehicles, a transition to a sustainable fleet, a seamless integration of green energy, and the continual enhancement of the operational infrastructure.
Pioneering Green Pathways
Collaboration is the cornerstone of achieving eco-effiency. We actively collaborate with our logisticse partners. Embracing electric vehicles or trucks adhering to the stringent Euronorm 6 standards, we pave the way for a greener tomorrow. Beyond minimizing carbon footprint, these initiatives play a vital role in enhancing air quality, safeguarding the environment, and promoting public health. With a strong belief that the most sustainable kilometer is the one not traveled, we have combined deliveries to customers and are using return trips for transporting packaging, reducing unnecessary mileage significantly. With our combined efforts, Cool and De Ridder have effectively slashed 15,000 transport kilometers annually and saved a staggering 73,000 kilograms of CO2 emissions.
Embracing Green Excellence
Beyond our logistical endeavors, we have extended our commitment to sustainability to the entire fleet. With half of our fleet already transitioning to electric vehicles, we are steadfast in our vision to embrace a fully electric fleet by 2025. Powered by 783 solar panels adorning our rooftops, we have significantly reduced our carbon footprint and proudly achieved energy neutrality during the summer months, setting an industry standard for sustainable practices.