TRB’s National Freight Cooperative Research Program (NFCRP) Report 21: Handbook on Applying Environmental Benchmarking in Freight Transportation explores how benchmarking can be used as a management tool in the freight and logistics industry to promote environmental performance.
The report provides a step-by-step overview of the benchmarking process and describes a framework for applying this process to freight carriers, shippers, and freight hubs.
Table of Contents
|Chapter 1 - Introduction||1-1|
|Chapter 2 - Air Quality and Climate Change Impacts of Freight Transportation||2-6|
|Chapter 3 - Environmental Benchmarking: Overview of the Process and Benefits||7-9|
|Chapter 4 - Steps in Benchmarking Process||10-29|
|Chapter 5 - Benchmarking Framework for Addressing Air Quality Impacts of Freight Transportation||30-35|
|Chapter 6 - Environmental Benchmarking Approaches and Metrics by Sector||36-54|
|Chapter 7 - Benchmarking Implementation Issues||55-57|
|Appendix A - Glossary||58-62|
|Appendix B - Benchmarking Programs||63-69|
|Appendix C - Additional Resources||70-71|
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