The Power of Tech in Reaching Sustainability Goals

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Efficiency is a must in today’s logistics operations and it is no surprise that technology can make it happen. Retailers and fleet operators are increasingly recognising the need for efficient last mile delivery. There are multiple factors behind this, including driver shortages and rising fuel costs, as well as both corporate ESG objectives and growing consumer sustainability expectations. All of which means businesses need to get more out of their existing fleet operation; manual ways of operating are simply no longer sufficient. Technology, such as advanced route optimisation and scheduling software can increase delivery density and delivery capacity by as much as 35% without having to add new drivers or vehicles.

To discuss the way tech can power the sustainability initiative we have invited Pól Sweeney, VP Descartes Fleet Solutions EMEA to our 24th May Delivering Green: Creating Sustainable Supply Chains online event. You can register now and learn more about Pól and Descartes below.

Descartes (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; access global trade data; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world’s largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. 

Pόl is the Descartes EMEA Vice President of Fleet Sales. Pόl is a specialist in the solutions and technology that automate and create value for today’s global supply chains. With over twenty years of experience in helping businesses transform their operations with technology, Pol has previously held roles as a Chief Technology Officer for logistics software businesses and has worked both in the UK and US.

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