Chemcouriers has always attempted to reduce the environmental impact of its operations. Our sustainability initiatives have often resulted in reduced costs; the bottom line and the environment are both winners.

In the Branch

  • Built with environmental design principles in mind
  • Solar panels
  • Water tanks - rain water harvesting
  • Optimal daylight use - daylight harvesting
  • Energy saving by lux measurement
  • Thermal paint (less cooling required)
  • Reduction of paper consumption
  • Recycling compactors
  • Plain pallets are recirculated between our transport network and customers
  • Building and energy management system
  • National electricity deal
  • LED lighting in branches and warehouses
  • We try to build as many of our freight facilities on rail sites to increase our usage of rail over road. Trucks emit 4.6 x more CO2 per tonne than rail
  • Training centre driving best practices for our team and operations
  • Ongoing training for team members with a focus on career development

On-Board telematics systems on all vehicles

  • Route planning for efficiencies in time, distance and fuel consumption
  • Vehicle performance diagnostics on interstate and regional line haul units
  • A range of compliance measures that will enhance driver well-being

On the Road

  • Electric PUD and Linehaul units
  • New vehicles compliant with the highest environmental standards
  • Hybrid technology for smaller units
  • Hybrid & 100% electric for team members
  • Electric manual handling equipment (MHE) with fast charge systems
  • Multi - modal options (road to rail and coastal shipping)
  • Truck size management - small trucks for distribution/large trucks between cities
  • Optimise shipment loads
  • Off-peak distribution, particularly between cities and from ports
  • Lightweight/high capacity vehicles creating more efficiencies

In the Community

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