Flock Freight’s carbon emission calculation method

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Heavy-duty trucking is the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in the United States. To improve accountability among shipping businesses (and, ultimately, drive down supply chain emissions), technology company Flock Freight is measuring shared truckload (STL) customers’ environmental impact and sharing performance metrics via detailed reports.

This guide describes Flock Freight’s process for tracking and analyzing STL emissions and includes the firm’s:

  • Updated STL calculation
  • Calculation for comparing the emissions of STL and less than truckload (LTL)
  • Calculation for comparing the emissions of STL and truckload (TL)

Keep reading to see how STL reduces emissions by roughly 15-40% compared to LTL and TL.