How does supply chain sustainability help build competitive advantage? How does growth in Latin America trade create opportunities for new partnerships in the U.S.? Next Tuesday, February 25th, leading supply chain experts will gather in Irving, Texas to tackle these critical issues at a forum on sustainable logistics. Speakers such as BNSF Railway, Dal-Tile Corporation, and […]
What a great two days it’s been for the future of trucks. Yesterday, Walmart unveiled a prototype, concept next generation tractor-trailer truck that they have affectionately dubbed “Jetson.” This morning, President Obama laid out a timeframe for action on developing the next generation truck efficiency standards – standards that will improve the fuel efficiency of […]
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Are you actively measuring your fleet emissions? Thinking about using medium-duty hybrid trucks? We want to know what's going on with your fleet greening initiatives! To that end, we're asking everyone we know that has a fleet to take 5 minutes to fill out the 2010 PHH survey on fleets and the environment. Now in […]
“How are companies addressing the environmental impact of transportation in their supply chains?” This was the leading question of a recent article in the MIT Sloan Management Review business journal. Its well worth reading for anyone interested in corporate transportation emissions. The article is wide-ranging; covering air, rail, long-haul trucks, and light-duty fleets.
Have trucks in California? You’d better get to your dealer fast, because the California Hybrid Voucher Incentive Program is open for business. On February 4, the landmark program officially opened, and boy, were fleets ready. In the first 12 hours, about 25 percent of the program’s $20 million in vouchers had been requested. All fleets […]
Most of us are well aware that how we drive affects the fuel consumption of our vehicles. We now have some new numbers to show us how much. In an article on GreenBiz, Karen Healey of PHH Arval, a leading fleet management company with which EDF has partnered, tells us that the “early results of […]