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Sustainability: A Key Factor in the Future of Logistics

Updated: Mar 21

A sustainable environment has a close connection with human health and welfare. Cleaner air, portable water, and an ecologically sound environment all help to improve the general well-being of current and future generations. Sustainability is emerging as a key component defining the future of the logistics industry, which is undergoing a significant transition in the rapidly evolving global economic scene. Our founder, Mr. Tobi Badmus sees the need to strike a balance between environmental responsibility and economic growth as this would elevate sustainability to the top of the logistics strategy hierarchy. If this shift in perspective happens, businesses would become change agents rather than just adapters. In the field of logistics, our company, 8BM, is one such innovator.


8BM's Commitment to Sustainable Logistics: Paving the Way for a Greener Future

1. Green Technology Adoption: 8BM recognizes that technology plays a crucial role in reducing the environmental footprint of logistics operations. 8BM is pushing for the use of hybrid or electric cars to reduce carbon footprint in logistics.  Also, through advanced analytics and technology, 8BM has been able to implement optimized route planning which has helped to achieve significant cost savings and enhancement of operational efficiency. These adoptions contribute to a more sustainable and environmentally friendly transportation system.


2. Renewable Energy Initiatives: Sustainable logistics requires a shift towards renewable energy sources. At 8BM, we adopt a paperless system in our operations and we also work remotely to reduce emissions from commuting to and from work everyday, thereby reducing our carbon footprint. These initiatives adopted by our company contribute to the overall sustainability of the logistics sector.

3. Carbon Neutrality Pledge: Acknowledging the urgency of addressing climate change, 8BM has undertaken the responsibility to offset its carbon emissions. The company has implemented comprehensive carbon-neutral initiatives, including tree-planting programs and collaborations with environmental organizations, investing in state-of-the-art, energy-efficient technologies, investing in projects that reduce or capture an equivalent amount of carbon (iv) oxide to offset emissions produced during our operations, engaging employees in eco-friendly practices, providing education and incentives to encourage a culture of environmental consciousness, participating in local environmental initiatives, contributing to reforestation projects and supporting sustainable development programs. This commitment aligns with the broader industry trend of achieving net-zero carbon emissions.

4. Collaborative Supply Chain Practices: Sustainable logistics requires a collaborative approach throughout the supply chain. The optimization of resources is central to sustainable logistics. 8BM employs state-of-the-art warehouse management systems, ensuring efficient inventory management, reduced waste, and lower energy consumption. 8BM also engage in partnerships with suppliers, manufacturers, and clients who share a commitment to sustainable practices. By fostering a network of like-minded stakeholders, 8BM contributes to the establishment of more sustainable supply chains. This commitment extends to a continuous pursuit of innovative packaging solutions that prioritize recyclability and minimize environmental impact.


In a world where the environmental impact of business operations is under scrutiny, 8BM's dedication to sustainability is not just a choice; it's a responsibility – one that echoes through the corridors of change in the logistics landscape. We have the potential to spark positive change on a global scale. By integrating sustainable practices into its core values, we become a catalyst for a more environmentally conscious, socially responsible, and economically resilient world.  As the logistics sector moves towards a path that is healthier for the environment, 8BM is setting standards for responsible and environmentally mindful business practices. Beyonf a trend, sustainability has emerged as an important consideration for organizations seeking long term success. Our constant dedication to sustainable logistics not only demonstrates corporate responsibility, but also positions us as leaders in shaping the future of the industry.

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