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1 Welcome to Special Interest Session 37 Joint measures to reduce carbon emissions Moderator Professor of Maritime Transport Management and Logistics, University of Gothenburg The session s speakers Lennart Pilskog, Vice president, Volvo Hasse Johansson, Executive Vice President, Scania Mårten Koshko, General Manager Fashion Logistics, Green Cargo Pia Jinhage, Project Manager, KappAhl Ulf Svahn, Managing Director, The Swedish Petroleum Institute Session organiser - Håkan Asplund, Green Cargo 1

2 Logistics development Fast growing transport work Longer transport distances Larger vehicles and vessels Larger logistics service providers More consolidation More intermodality Harder control of logistics systems Demand for: More advanced logistics services More environmentally sustainable transport services but what happens now? (Picture source: Eurostat and the European Commission, 2009) Swedish lorries, domestic freight transport 250 Transport work, tonkms 200 Index 1975= Data from Statistics Sweden, lines from Kent Lumsden 2

3 CO 2 -emissions by sector, EU-27 (Source: Eurostat and the European Commission, 2009) Distribution of CO 2 -emissions, EU-27 (Source: Eurostat and the European Commission, 2009) 3

4 Freight transport is an inhomogenous business all traffic modes are needed! Geography route Between continents, within Europe, domestic, inter-regional regional and local Goods type and consignment size General or dedicated solution Part of different supply chains Different tasks to solve Time Precision and frequency Time vs costs The traffic modes start to vary the speed Requires different solutions and different modes! Green Corridors An initiative by the Swedish government s advice group Logistics Forum ITS World Congress in Stockholm was the spark and the force forward! Also part of EU policy A green transport corridor is characterised by: Sustainable logistic solutions Integrated logistic concepts with utilisation of co-modality A harmonised system of rules National/international goods traffic on long transport stretches Effective and strategically placed transshipment points and infrastructure A platform for development and demonstration of innovative logistics solutions Joint measures to reduce carbon emissions is one of currently 30 projects Source: Government Offices of Sweden ( 4

5 Conclusions of Special Interest Session 37 Joint measures to reduce carbon emissions Moderator Professor of Maritime Transport Management and Logistics, University of Gothenburg Collaboration industry, universities and society A long Swedish tradition of mutual dependency between industry, research and public sector Factors Industry structure with large corporations Planned market economy with a strong public sector Export dependency implies dependency on research and development Swedish team-work tradition Benefits Supply of human resources knowledge carriers Joint learning experiences Strong applied research based on real data Industry is our lab Triple helix! 5

6 INFRASTRUCTURE FUELS VEHICLES LOGISTICS RESEARCH On the Road to Climate Neutral Freight Transportation Reduce emissions from average Swedish long-distance freight transportation by half already by 2020 (relative to 2005 levels) Results 2008 saved ton CO 2, equal to emissions from heavy vehicles In order to succeed we need to work together Expand collaboration among the following parties: Separate entities in the transportation sector Other market sectors Government at all levels Research institutions Partners so far Green Cargo Center for Environment and Sustainability (GMV), Chalmers and Gothenburg University ICA Sverige AB Logistik Lantmännen Posten Logistik Preem AB Ragn-Sells Renova SCA Transforest AB Schenker AB Stora Enso Logistics Sveriges Åkeriföretag Swedish Road Administration Volvo Trucks Volvo Logistics Östgötafrakt 6

7 Development in stages 1. Research money directly from the state to universities 2. Funds allocated to research funding agencies small project applications competition between researchers 3. Support letters from industry 4. Co-funding from industry 5. Direct involvement from industry large project applications competition between supply chains competition between researchers and industry 6. Concentration of funds programme applications competition between university consortia with strong industry support Chalmers Sustainable Transport Initiative Application within the Government s proposal for strategic research Half logistics, half traffic safety Chalmers and University of Gothenburg in co-operation y g p The international evaluation board: Strong education Strong width of research capacities Strong industrial links, society links can be improved Strong international research network Strong participation in EU projects Proposes 17,5 M for first five years for basic research Proposes 17,5 M for first five years for basic research Expected effects: Prestige and strength sugar cube Requires and facilitates strategic planning and acting Timing research when it is needed, not after project funding Professionalisation release time for research 7

8 Industrial partners AB Volvo Autoliv DFDS Tor Line FKG Fordonskomponentgruppen AB Green Cargo AB Hogia ICA Sverige AB, Logistic IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute Jeppesen Systems AB LTS Logistic and Transport Society Maersk Port of Gothenburg Scania Schenker AB SIFA Swedish International Freight Association SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden Stena Stora Enso Swedish ict - Information and Communication Technology Swedish Martime Administration Swedish Road Administration Swedish Shipowners Association TRB Sverige AB VGR Region Västra Götaland Volvo Car Corporation VTI Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute Wallenius s Source. Anna Dubois 8

9 Research constellation Macro perspective Micro perspective Technical perspective Individua als & compa anies ransport nd traffic T a Human and Economic Geography Logistics &Transport Transport Law Physical Distribution Production Logistics OR & Transpo ort optimization D esign & Human Factors Applied Information Technology Ship design Energy Materials ICT Infrastructure & policy Urban Futures 9

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