SCLAA Energy Efficiency Programs
The Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia was the recipient of an Energy Efficiency Information Grant from the Australian Government in 2014 and undertook a national information program designed to help small to medium sized businesses in the Transport and Warehouse sectors better understand and manage their use of energy.
This program comprehensively identified energy saving opportunities across the entire supply chain and logistics industry, including warehousing, distribution, road, rail, sea and air transportation across all sectors.
It was run in 30 locations across Australia during 2014, including 22 regional and rural areas and all 8 Capital Cities.
As part of the energy efficiency information project, SCLAA has produced user-friendly resources to help small to medium sized businesses in the Transport and Warehouse sectors better understand and manage their use of energy.
This document provides an overview of good energy management principles and the energy management process. It is intended as an introduction to (and reference document for) the four How-To guides and six Fact Sheets.
A well-used truism for improving business efficiency is ‘if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it’. In all industry sectors, good quality data is essential to good business management.
There are abundant opportunities available to improve energy efficiency across the supply chain – however different opportunities are more suited to different equipment and different applications.
Finding ways to save money across the supply chain is a goal of many businesses, and a key step towards achieving that goal is through the implementation of measures to reduce energy consumption.
There are often two approaches taken when looking to implement energy efficient measures within a business. For greatest effect, the implementation of energy efficient measures should be a combination of both approaches.