Friboi – the beef unit of JBS, a food giant from Brazil – set a brand new export logistics record for frozen beef shipped by railroad, with an 80% enhance in container quantity year-on-year. So far this year, container shipping is up 50% compared with the same period in 2018.
Rail has become financially viable various and can be more sustainable because it releases fewer pollutants. Friboi has tailored its operations all through the previous year and rail delivery is now a part of its export practicability strategy, accounting for over 30% of international shipments.
The Friboi logistics department is implementing several initiatives to extend competitiveness on new and existing markets utilizing various logistics, comparable to rail. This year, the corporate plans to increase rail shipments by 40%.
Between January 2018 and May 2019, the choice to use rail has, by itself, helped Friboi cut tCO2e emissions by 9.4 thousand tons. These emissions are equal to 1,625 journeys across the world by car or 5,092 cars on the road for a year.
JBS S.A. is a Brazilian company that is the largest meat processing firm on the earth, producing factory processed beef, rooster and pork, and also selling by-products from the processing of these meats. It is headquartered in São Paulo. It was based in 1953 in Anápolis, Goiás.