Peter Diehm Info

Peter DiehmPeter Diehm has over fifteen years’ experience in supply chain management working in Europe and the United States.

His education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration ICC (Industriefachwirt) from the Industrial Chamber of Commerce in Mannheim, Germany and a Master of Management Degree from Cambridge College, Cambridge, Massachusetts where his thesis (ILP) addressed how a distribution company can become more environmentally friendly in their office environment and operations. Peter has also received a Citation in Sustainable Development from the Harvard University Extension School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he concentrated his studies on carbon footprint calculations of the logistics supply chain and green buildings.

In 2010 Peter started “carpe diehm sustainable supply chain” a website offering free sustainability education for the Supply Chain/Logistics Professional. Please visit and have a look.

Latest Articles

  • 08/04/2013   Innovative Sustainable Logistics: Operationalizing Carbon Reductions in Your Supply Chain

    On April 2nd 2013 an Innovative Sustainable Logistics Panel was part of the CONECT Trade and Transportation Conference in Newport, Rhode Island. CONECT, which stands for the Coalition of New England Companies for Trade hosted for the 17th time it’s three day Trade and Transportation Conference.

  • 30/11/2012   EU ETS update - ICAO working on global market-based approach

    About two weeks ago the European Union suspended (or delayed for the meantime) it’s Aviation Emissions Rules as reported by many different news outlets.

  • 18/09/2012   GPA environmental effort moves ahead

    The Israeli scientists who installed a new type of fish-friendly concrete at the Port of Savannah are encouraged by the growth of aquatic plants and animals on panels tested at the Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Garden City Terminal.

  • 06/05/2012   American Feeder Line shutting down New England feeder service

    Anybody who has read the publication “The box that changed the World” by Arthur Donovan and Joseph Bonney, knows how the world wide container shipping business developed

  • 22/02/2012   DPD set to introduce free carbon neutral shipping on all deliveries in industry first

    Anybody reading my blog posts so far knows how important I think the sustainable movement will be for the logistics industry

  • 25/01/2012   The sustainable U.S. port

    For United States ports there are currently several hot topics for the future. It appears a lot of Southern and East Coast ports are preparing for the finishing of the Panama Canal expansion project which should enable larger New Panmex container vessels (up to 13,000 TEU’s up from only 5,000 TEU’s currently) from the Far East passing through the canal

  • 19/12/2011   The last mile

    In their publication “Delivering Tomorrow – Towards Sustainable Logistics”, a must read for anybody interested in sustainable logistics, DHL points out one of the most critical parts of any delivery: The last mile.

  • 04/12/2011   The Carbon Positive Program for Ships

    Carbon Positive is a Greek organization consulting on sustainable shipping and carbon emissions.

  • 27/11/2011   What is Sustainability and how does it relate to Logistics?

    Before the blog entries will evolve into current news postings and analysis let’s take a look at the 101 of sustainability first.

  • 13/11/2011   Corporate Social Responsibility and Logistics

    As in a lot of other industries, Logistics companies are introducing or expanding their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects. Rainer Wend the Executive VP of Corporate Public Policy and Responsibility at DHL describes CSR as “A commitment to the environment and society that is an integral component of our company strategy.