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Bertschi and Dow launch HVO sustainable transportation solution


Bertschi and Dow Inc. have initiated a pilot for sustainable transportation, from the Netherlands to Italy, combining intermodal rail and biofuel-engine trucks. This collaborative effort marks a significant milestone for both companies in their commitment to sustainability and reducing carbon dioxide emissions.
Bertschi operates 90% of all European land transport via intermodal rail transport, reducing its transport emissions by 230,000 tons annually.
Focus has been placed on optimising the first and last-mile segments of the supply chain that are carried out by road and hydrogenated vegetable oil (HVO) stands out as a valuable substitute for traditional diesel.
Through the adoption of HVO for road transports in the supply chain, both Dow and Bertschi are proactively advancing environmental objectives while championing responsible logistics solutions.

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