Green Logistics: By The Numbers

21% of companies surveyed use a 3PL to help green their supply chains

Improving customer relations is the No. 1 reason why companies adopt green logistics and transportation initiatives, according to a recent survey conducted by EyeforTransport. The second most popular reason is to improve public relations, and the third is to decrease the fuel bill. Other findings from the study:

60% Percent who measure their transportation and logistics emissions

64% Percent who say green issues are important or very important to their companies' overall strategy

34% Percent who say green issues are fairly or somewhat important

2% Percent who say green issues are not important

21% Percent who are using a 3PL to help green their supply chain

26% Percent considering using a 3PL for green efforts

53% Percent who have no plans to use a 3PL for green efforts

Source: EyeforTransport

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