clicktrans and eco transport

With Clicktrans, your item can be delivered
by a company ‘going there anyway’. This
means:
  • less empty runs
  • less CO2 emmitted
  • less energy used
  • reduced traffic

Transport and ecology

  • Over 23.2% of all vehicle-km of heavy goods vehicles in the EU involve an empty vehicle.
  • 20-25% of CO2 produced globally is emitted from transportation.
  • Road transport causes pollution by emitting carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and lead.
  • Car exhaust fumes cause global warming, smog and health hazards.

About Clicktrans

Clicktrans is a fast and easy way of finding great and eco-friendly transport opportunities. It matches consumer needs and allows you to get in touch with hundreds of transport providers ‘going there anyway’.

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The environment and you

Going green is easier than you think! By using Clicktrans you contribute to reducing greenhouse gases and protect the environment. The choice is yours.

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  • Road transport emits of harmful greenhouse gases (especially carbon dioxide), which significantly contribute to enhacing the greenhouse effect. It is also one of the main sources of non-methane volatile organic compounds, nitrogen oxide and carbon.
  • Road freight transport accounts for over 72% of all inland freight in the EU.
  • In the EU, transport is the second largest source of greenhouse gases (after energy industry). The heavy industry is in third place.
  • In 2010, there were about 1 billion cars and trucks on the road worldwide. By 2030, it is expected that this number will reach about 1.7 billion.

Inefficient transportation:

20-25% of all truck journeys in the EU are run completely empty, hence decreasing profitability and efficiency of transportation, mainly on a national scale.
Why?

This particularly concerns small and medium companies that own a small number of vehicles.

  • Transportation cannot be planned efficiently and such vehicles often deliver just one order.
  • Thanks to cooperation between customers and transport providers, free transport capacity may be effectively utilised.
  • EU leaders have committed to transform Europe into a highly energy-efficient, low carbon economy. For 2020, the EU has committed to cut its emissions to 20% below 1990 levels. This commitment is a part of the Climate and Energy Package.
  • Let's make it happen

Utilising empty runs means

23.2% less CO2

emitted in the EU

Sources:

European Commission: Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the State of the Union Road Transport Market

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European Vehicle Market Statistics Pocketbook 2013

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