Sustainable High-Performance Logistics

Inset

Reducing emissions is a hot topic in today’s world, and many businesses are investigating how to reduce their impact on the environment. One way to do this is by investing in sustainable practices along the supply chain, also known as “insetting.”

Our inset measures

Investment in SAF

Starting in 2023, time:matters will invest in the use of 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel for all Sameday Air and On Board Courier transports, including Stem Cell transports, and plans to further expand the use of SAF.

Use of sustainable energy

We reduce our CO2 emissions by contracting electricity from renewable sources such as solar, wind, and hydro power, which do not produce greenhouse gas emissions.

Electrified apron fleet

By replacing combustion-driven vehicles with electric cars, we reduce our emissions of our apron fleet (time:matters Courier Terminals). In combination with sustainable electricity, CO2e emissions are reduced to almost zero.

Insetting involves implementing sustainable practices within the boundaries of a company’s own operations and supply chain. This can include things like reducing waste and energy use, conserving water, and using renewable energy sources. By investing in sustainable practices within the supply chain, businesses can reduce their emissions and minimize their environmental impact.

One of the main benefits of insetting is that it allows companies to have more control over their sustainability efforts. Rather than relying on external organizations or governments to implement sustainable practices, companies can take the lead and make changes within their operations. This can help to ensure that sustainability efforts are effective and aligned with the company’s goals and values.

In addition to reducing emissions, insetting can also have numerous other benefits for businesses. For example, it can help to improve the company’s reputation and increase customer loyalty. It can also save money, possibly by reducing energy and water use, and by reducing waste.

To implement sustainable practices along the supply chain, businesses can take several steps. These can include conducting a sustainability assessment to identify areas for improvement, setting sustainability goals and targets, and implementing strategies to achieve those goals. For example, a company might invest in renewable energy sources, such as solar or wind power, to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels. It might also implement recycling programs to reduce waste and conserve resources.

In addition, businesses can also partner with other organizations to support sustainability efforts along the supply chain. For example, a company might work with suppliers to encourage them to adopt sustainable practices, or it might collaborate with other businesses to develop industry-wide sustainability initiatives.

  • For example, a company might invest in Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to reduce its emissions from air travel. SAF is a cleaner-burning alternative to traditional jet fuel, and can help to significantly reduce a company’s carbon footprint from air travel.
  • Another way to reduce emissions through insetting is to invest in green energy contracts. Green energy contracts are agreements with renewable energy providers that enable businesses to purchase clean, renewable energy for their operations. By switching to renewable energy sources, businesses can reduce their emissions and support the development of clean energy technologies.

Overall, insetting is a valuable approach for businesses that are looking to reduce their emissions and minimize their environmental impact. By investing in sustainable practices along the supply chain, companies can not only reduce their emissions, but also save money, improve their reputation, and build customer loyalty.