Kuehne + Nagel customers start rejecting carbon-heavy routes

Logistics major Kuehne + Nagel is already seeing customers willing to pay more to have their goods transported in a climate-friendly manner. "This will become the deciding factor in the coming years," EVP of Sea Logistics tells ShippingWatch.

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Kuehne + Nagel is already seeing the first customers opting out of routes and services that emit higher levels of CO2. The same customers are also willing to pay more to have their goods transported in a more climate-friendly manner.

Through its digital platform Seaexplorer, the logistics company now provides the opportunity to monitor how much CO2 a given tradelane or service emits. And there are companies willing to pay more to lower their carbon footprints.

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