Although we do not own a transportation fleet, our logistics team works with third-party carrier providers to promote sustainability through fuel efficiency. Our No Idling Policy, combined with our participation in the EPA SmartWay program, helps Sears Holdings maintain environmentally friendly shipping operations.
At Sears Holdings, approximately 50 percent of our
international containers are destined to our consolidation facility near the
Long Beach/Los Angeles port. The consolidation program reduces our need to
transport shipping containers from port to their final destination by 25
percent. In 2017, the consolidation program reduced the need to move approximately
4,400 loads reducing our scope 3 emissions by more than 2,100 metric tons of