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The adoption of sustainable practices is becoming increasingly important in the logistics sector, where the pressure to reduce environmental impact is high due to the intense transport and distribution activity. Logistics companies are now looking for innovative ways to transform their operations into a greener future. Here’s how sustainability is shaping the future of logistics:

Electric and Low Emission Vehicles

The use of electric or alternative fuel vehicles is becoming a common practice in warehouses and distribution. These vehicles significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions compared to traditional combustion engines, contributing to cleaner logistics.

Route optimisation

The adoption of advanced route management software helps to minimize mileage, reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. These technologies also allow to avoid heavy traffic and to choose the most energy efficient routes.

Green Warehouses

Warehouse buildings are becoming more environmentally friendly through the use of sustainable materials in construction, energy-efficient lighting systems, and green roofs. These facilities not only reduce energy consumption but also improve the welfare of workers.

Eco-friendly packaging

The use of recyclable and biodegradable packaging materials is a growing trend. Many companies are also adopting “zero waste” and packaging reuse strategies, such as returning pallets and containers to distribution locations for reuse.

Reverse logistics

Reverse logistics, including the recovery of packaging and end-of-life products for recycling or reuse, is becoming an essential component of sustainability strategies. This not only helps reduce waste but also creates a circular business model that can generate added value.

Training and awareness

Educating employees about sustainable practices is critical to effectively implementing these strategies. Continuing education and workshops can help create a corporate culture that actively supports sustainability.


Sustainability is no longer just an ethical choice for logistics companies, but a strategic need that can also lead to significant competitive advantages, such as cost savings and increased customer loyalty. At Twenty7 Distribution Srl, we are committed to driving change towards more sustainable and responsible logistics, ensuring that our operations contribute positively to the well-being of the planet and future generations.