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June 27, 2017

UPS Wants to Reduce Emissions by 12% in 8 Years

UPS plans to reduce emissions from global ground operations 12% by 2025 as part of new sustainability goals, the delivery company said in its latest Corporate Sustainability Report.

June 14, 2017

Michelin Reveals ‘Wheel with No Air’ Tire Concept

Looking not unlike a lushly blue life form on James Cameron’s cinematic world of Pandora, the prototype of Michelin’s Visionary concept tire glowingly held center stage at the tire maker’s Movin’ On global conference on sustainable transportation.

October 19, 2016

Heavy Duty Fleets Honored for Sustainability and Efficiency at FTX

Several heavy duty fleets were recognized and six took the top honors for sustainability and efficiency at the 2016 Fleet Technology Expo at an Oct. 19 ceremony in Schaumburg, Ill.

September 4, 2016

Mobility Management to be Catalyst for Fleet and Corporate Travel Convergence

Some believe that fleet managers will evolve into “mobility managers” in the future. Instead of managing a fleet of vehicles to meet employees’ mobility needs, they will move beyond asset management to manage a broader array of mobility services. These proponents argue that mobility management will create the business case to realign fleet and travel management into a single corporate function.

July 6, 2016

Nominations Open for FTX Sustainability and Efficiency Awards

Nominations are open until Friday, Aug. 12, for the all-new Fleet Technology Expo awards. which will recognize fleets for their sustainability and efficiency practices.

February 23, 2016

Reusable Pallet Wrap

The Reusa-Wraps five-sided secure reusable pallet wrap is designed to replace stretch film in the daily shipment of pallets to reduce waste.

October 23, 2015

PG&E Creates External Advisory Council to Improve Sustainability Efforts

The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is making an effort to become more transparent in regards to corporate responsibility and sustainability by creating an external advisory council to keep things in check.

April 20, 2015

Award Deadline Extended for Fleet Technology Expo

Nominations are open until Friday, June 5 for the all-new Fleet Technology Expo awards recognizing fleets for their sustainability and efficiency initiatives.

September 10, 2014

Q&A: Green Fleet Conference Speaker John Viera

Closing the Green Fleet Conference this year is John Viera, the Director of Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters at Ford. This year he'll be making a case that not only is going green achievable for fleets, it's good business.

September 9, 2014

Sustainability: A Proven Way to Reduce Fleet Operating Costs

There is a cost efficiency component to green fleet initiatives that not only helps meet sustainability goals, but also reduces operating costs by decreasing fuel consumption.

July 28, 2014

To Green Your Fleet, You Need a Plan

Without establishing a plan and the policies to implement it, there will be no uniform focus to meet sustainability goals or a consistent framework to maintain compliance with these goals in terms of asset acquisition, fuel consumption, and vehicle operations and maintenance.

May 28, 2014

New Jersey Resources Sustainability Report Highlights Alt-fuel Fleet

More than 25 percent of the New Jersey Resources (NJR) fleet is CNG, hybrid, electric and bio-fuel vehicles

May 19, 2014

GM Updates Global Goals for Emissions, Sustainability

General Motors has reduced carbon tailpipe emissions 5.2 percent in the past two years, the company announced in an annual sustainability report that presented its commitments for producing a greener fleet of vehicles in coming years.

March 25, 2014

10 Universal Mega Trends Impacting Global Fleets

There are dramatic differences between regional fleet markets around the globe. Yet, despite these differences, there are also many similarities. Many of the challenges facing fleet managers are identical to the challenges facing their counterparts elsewhere in the world. Oftentimes, fleet best practices in addressing these challenges emerge from outside your local market, which is good reason to be familiar with what’s occurring elsewhere in the world. Here are the top 10 universal mega trends.

February 3, 2014

Extending Vehicle Service Life Negatively Impacts Sustainability Goals

The long-term trend in vehicle cycling for commercial fleets has been a gradual increase in vehicle service lives. An increasing number of companies cut costs by extending vehicle replacement cycles so cash flow can be diverted to other expenditures. When extending vehicle cycles, the most significant (and uncertain) expense is the impact on the maintenance budget. Another argument against extended replacement cycling, albeit less vocalized, is the impact on corporate sustainability.

January 22, 2014

PERC Offers Online Fleet Video Series

To commemorate the records set for light- and medium-duty vehicle use of propane autogas in 2013, the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has released an online video series featuring interviews with top fleets.

December 13, 2013

Traits Needed to Successfully Implement a Fleet Sustainability Program

Even with senior management support, implementing a green fleet sustainability program is not for the faint-hearted. Inevitably, there will be pushback from all sides, which, at times, can seem overwhelming. A fleet manager’s mettle will be tested, but there are 13 traits that will help you be successful.

December 2, 2013

Four Utilities Named in 'Top 50 Green Fleets' for Heavy-Duty Segment

Heavy-Duty Trucking magazine based its list of Top 50 Green Fleets on alternative fuel vehicles and green initiatives, and tried to choose those who were ahead of the curve in their sustainability efforts.

November 27, 2013

Top Trends in Truck Fleet Management in 2014

Calendar-years 2014 and 2015 will be pivotal years for truck fleet management due to the discontinuation of long-time commercial vehicles and the all-new replacement models and upfit packages entering the market. This is prompting vehicle and equipment specification revisions from the perspective of fleet efficiencies and driver satisfaction. Here are the Top 12 trends.

October 21, 2013

Dominion Report Highlights Fuel Reduction, Record Safety Rates

Dominion has published its sixth annual Citizenship & Sustainability Report (CSR). Performance highlights include continued fuel use reduction through alternative energy resources, and record-setting employee safety performance.

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