Course Overview
Introduction to Sustainable Logistics Procurement
Adjusting your procurement practices to include sustainability is critical to achieve your sustainability goal. This self-paced e-learning course introduces how you can integrate sustainability within your logistics procurement practices.
Based on the Smart Freight Centre Procurement Playbook this training serves as an introduction to the practices, considerations, and methodologies imperative in sustainable logistics procurement. 
Discounts applicable for group bookings. SFC Members enjoy member-discount rates. Select Payment Option 2   below, for more information. 
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Self paced course
3-4 Hours
The key role Procurement can play in decarbonizing logistics
Identify the six key interventions required for transactional procurement processes
Understand how to leverage SFC Procurement Playbook to improve specific steps in the procurement process
Understand the importance of collaboration in sustainable logistics procurement
Learn how to evaluate the need for specific initiatives versus a standardized procurement process.
Differentiate between transactional and transformational  procurement approaches 
How ISO 14083, and the GLEC Framework impact sustainable logistics procurement 
Understanding the resources available to guide sustainable logistics procurement practices.
Make a business case for the importance of sustainable logistics procurement.

What's Included?





ISO 14083


Who is this course for? 
This self-paced e-learning is designed as an introduction for sustainability, procurement and logistics professionals, who want to take action and move toward more sustainable logistics procurement practices. 

If you are new to sustainable logistics procurement or just getting started with sustainable logistics then this course is for you. The Introduction to Sustainable Logistics Procurement introduces and delves into the practices, concepts, and methodologies introduced in the Smart Freight Centre procurement guidelines, the SFC procurement questionnaire, and the SFC procurement playbook. 

The course helps you and your organization to apply and understand the basics of sustainable procurement for your global supply chain.

Once you are comfortable with the fundamentals of Sustainable Procurement you are ready for our Sustainable Procurement in Practice, live virtual training. 

Essential Information for Your Learning Journey

Course Type  

Self Paced Course

Self-Paced E-Learning courses offer the flexibility to learn at your convenience. These courses are designed as comprehensive modules that you can progress through at your own pace, ensuring a personalized learning experience that fits your schedule. Ideal for building foundational knowledge, these courses provide a thorough introduction to key concepts in freight sustainability.
Introductory Level:
Introductory level courses are tailored for those new to the subject or looking to build a foundational understanding. These courses require no prior knowledge and are designed to equip you with the essential concepts and skills to start your learning journey in freight sustainability. They serve as a solid base for further study.


This course typically range from 3 to 4 hours of content, which you can complete at your convenience.

Payment Options  

Option 1:  Enroll & Pay Now    
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SFC Members & group bookings, please select  payment option 2 in order to qualify for discounts. 

Option 2:  Enroll Now & Pay Later
Select 'Enroll Now & Pay Later' to reserve your course seat. Our team will reach out to you with an invoice and detailed payment instructions via email. SFC Members and group bookings select this option.