VICS Collaboration Zone Powered by GS1 NA
Empty Miles Service Collaborate to optimize your shipping
VICS, with support from GS1 NA, is making it easier for companies to address a significant opportunity in this area – empty miles. The new VICS Empty Miles Service helps reduce empty trailers and carbon footprint by enabling supply chain collaboration on route planning.
Service features include:
- Easy to use and convenient web based access
- Secure collaborative environment between shippers and carriers
- User Authentication
- Real time searching for available lanes
- Benefits calculator
- Financial ROI
- Carbon Emission reduction
- Process checklists for key agreement elements
Empty Miles FAQs
"Macy's is examining every aspect of our supply chain to ensure that product arrives at our stores in the most efficient manner. Empty Miles is a key tool to help us accomplish this goal."
Pam Sweeney, Senior Vice President - Systems
Macy's Logistics & Operations
"Carriers want nothing more than to optimize the utilization of their trailers and the Empty Miles Service ensures that everything possible is done to ensure we're not shipping air."
Steve Matheys, Executive Vice President - Global Commercial Services
Schneider National, Inc.
The Empty Miles Service is due to be released in January 2009. Please e-mail email@example.com for more information or visit www.emptymiles.org.