Wind and Water Could Usher in a New ‘Intermodal’ for Post-Carbon Freight

Originally published in Supply Chain Brain Helen Atkinson, Managing Editor Wind and Water Could Usher in a New ‘Intermodal’ for Post-Carbon Freight Schooner Apollonia in New York Harbor, Photo: Schooner Apollonia A greater adoption of waterborne freight, powered by low-carbon energy alternatives, could take the industry into a future where freight is no longer a sustainability …

Andrus Sustainable Logistics Fellowship Update

Please support the Sustainable Logistics Fellow and the important work of the Center for Post Carbon Logistics with a contribution. Highlights from the Andrus Fellowship to date: June – November 2023 Captain Sam Merrett and “Supercargo” Brad Vogel aboard the Schooner Apollonia Inaugural Andrus Fellow Brad Vogel has spent six busy months working to both: …

Building Lifeboats – Building Community

NAVIGATING UNCHARTED TERRITORY “‎Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.” ― Voltaire The sinking of the Titanic is horribly memorable for many reasons, but one stands out above all: that so many lives were needlessly lost due to “if only” or “what if.” The “unsinkable” vessel lacked sufficient lifeboats to …

As change comes, how will shipping and logistics adapt?

Despite its present dominance, our current logistics system engaged in moving people and goods from place to place is fragile. It is reliant upon carbon-based fuels driving internal combustion engines. It is interwoven into long-distance, globalized world trade. It is designed for Just-In-Time delivery. And it depends upon its present ability to avoid paying for …

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