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Green Freight Breakout

Session
Friedel Sehlleier
GIZ
16 September 2016

Group Exercise
(15 min)

Identify the impacts of freight


How does the freight industry affect the
environment and economy of your country?

Module I: Drivers for Green Freight Initiatives

I-7

Group Exercise
Freight Impacts Framework
Type of Impact

Energy/
Environmental

Public Health

Social

Economic

Other


Posi=ve

Reduce CO2
Accessibility to
energy resources
Proper waste
disposal

Distribu;on of
health products.
Accessibility to
benets

Improve
livelihood
Increases
economic
ac;vi;es

Freight

improvement
Job crea;on
Reduc;on in price
of goods
Reverse logis;cs;


Nega=ve

GHG emission
Pollu;on

Air pollu;on
Accident
Diseases
Deaths

Road
deteriora;on
Trac

Module I: Drivers for Green Freight Initiatives

I-7

Develop a Green Freight Vision


Please brainstorm
What would your freight system be like if you
had the power to make it anyway you
wanted?
Please note down on a card one positive
declarative one-sentence statement about
how your freight system will be in future

Visions
Seamless rail link connec;ng China in the North and
India in South.
Seamless transport within green freight system
connec;ng to China, Nepal and India.
Introduc;on of rail freight.
Provide door-to-door service in an environmental
way and connect to other modes and reducing
transport cost.
A sustainable cost eec;ve and environmental
friendly freight system.
An inclusive freight system.

Assess the Freight Industry in Your


Country

Conduct a mini industry assessment by making


a short list of known freight issues/barriers and
opportunities

Freight Issues/Barriers & Opportunities


Issues / Barriers
Structural: regulatory-
No clear central government direc;on
oligapolis;c market structure
Opera;ons need to be ins;tu;onalized
Lack of data/ease of access
Local government
Hard infrastructure
Too few road and ports of high quality
Inecient opera;ons center
Obsolute network (OD Changed over ;me)
Lack of highly ecient vehicle tech
Less road communica;on
No good connec;vity with rural areas
Railroads ad waterways are not u;lize
High cost of freight trac
No appropriate management for reserva;on

Opportuni=es

Issues / Barriers
Expanded network

Not sucient road; nancing constraints

Opportuni=es
Use mobile network for booking, door to door
service
Increase accessibility to the market
Introduce green freight due to expanding
market

Inecient transport and locomo;ves;


Industry support
Inecient rail service
Seaport issue: expensive freight from abroad;
empty containers going back to source
Island needs

Integrated port; reloca;on of (case of Mali)

Physical barriers:
v Customs Infrastructure
v SAARC, Road Corridors and Rail Corridors
SoA barriers:
v Custom procedure easy and faster
v Harmoniza;on procedure
v Empty containers

Mul;modal transport system; be\er roads

Target Setting
Define specific, measurable results that your
country will set out to achieve to help meet its
vision

Targets

Thank you!
Friedel Sehlleier
GIZ
Friedel.sehlleier@giz.de