London, 24th April 2019 – Shiply (www.shiply.com) has been named winner of Best Digital Climate Change Innovation at the 2019 Transport Awards.
The award recognises Shiply’s significant impact in reducing carbon emissions, by matching people who need to move goods with transport companies already making similar journeys.
To date, Shiply estimates its platform has helped save over 124m kg CO2 by making use of excess capacity in the transport industry.
Since launch, over 90m road miles have been saved by the platform, which is roughly 3,613 times around the world.
Over 25% of lorries run empty of cargo and 50% run only part full. Recognising the enormous impact this waste has on the environment, Shiply was set up to help solve this problem whilst at the same time offering consumers and small businesses a way to...