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to register.


Date: September 15, 2010

Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm ET

Topic: Freight and Carbon Footprint: Efforts to Enhance Supply Chain

Description: Due to rising fossil fuel costs and a greater number of
regulations designed to improve air quality and protect the public good,
many freight transportation companies are undertaking efforts to reduce
their carbon emissions and lower their carbon footprint. These efforts
to enhance sustainability not only provide environmental benefits, but
in many cases are providing economic benefits to the companies pursuing
them, due to more efficient fossil fuel use and resulting lower fuel
costs. It is likely sustainability initiatives will continue to become
more important for many freight transportation companies in the coming


*         Dr. Diego Klabjan, Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering
and Management Sciences, Northwestern University 

*         Lee Kindberg, Maersk


Talking Freight seminars are eligible for 1.5 AICP Certification
Maintenance Credits (for AICP members). In order to receive credit, you
must attend the full seminar and login to the seminar with your full
name or type your full name into the chat area during the seminar if you
are in a room with a group of people. Visit the AICP web site
for more information about AICP Certification Maintenance Credits. 


If you have not yet participated in Talking Freight, I encourage you to
do so. These monthly seminars, sponsored by the Federal Highway
Administration, are held via web conference, which means that you view
the PowerPoint presentations over the Internet while listening to the
presenters over your computer or the telephone. There is no cost
involved and you do not have to leave your desk to participate. More
information about Talking Freight is available at  Links
to past presentations and recordings are available on 


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