Reducing wasted miles
- Published: Efficient Consumer Response (ECR) (2015) (Accessed: 05/05/2017)
- Authors: Efficient Consumer Response (ECR)
- Date Added: 17 May 2017
- Last Update: 17 May 2017
The aim is to inspire thinking in the industry to reduce wasted miles in the supply chain.
It presents solutions in the form of a “five to drive” scheme. It includes input from the ECR UK Reducing Wasted Miles workshop. It also draws on published industry research along with a new industry survey which draws on interviews with industry experts, academics and ECR board members.
14% of business identify reducing miles as their biggest cost saving opportunity.
160 billion euros estimated in annual cost of road transport inefficiency in Europe.
Increase in congestion leads to an estimated at 18 to 34 seconds lost per vehicle mile by 2040.
ECR reducing wasted miles