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Volkswagen fines to fund "clean truck" initiatives
Automaker's pain may turn out to be the logistics industry's gain.
REI's newest distribution center is a model of sustainability
It's known for selling gear and apparel for the great outdoors, but when it went to build its latest DC, REI turned its focus inward, creating a facility that is both ecofriendly and worker-friendly.
UPS to add 380 CNG-fueled tractors to U.S. fleet
Logistics giant's $100 million effort will also include 12 compressed natural gas fueling stations.
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NFI rolls out 12 CNG-powered trucks in Florida
Move marks company's alternate-fuel expansion into Southeast.
UPS to fuel trucks with natural gas from landfills
Alternative fuel will power 140 trucks in Memphis, Tenn., and Jackson, Miss.
Let the sunshine in ...
Port of LA to install solar panels as part of clean air initiative.
Putting their money where their heart is
Many companies claim their material handling equipment is "green." But rarely do companies commit to the kind of environmental principles embraced by this New Jersey-based manufacturer.
Ikea assembles zero-emissions drayage plan
Swedish retailer will use nonpolluting electric vehicles to move containers at the Port of Los Angeles.
UPS tests electric bikes for urban deliveries
European pilot uses bicycles boosted by electric motors to navigate narrow streets.
UPS boosts renewable diesel fuel buys to 46 million gallons by end of 2017
Commitment is 15 times the size purchased under prior contracts.

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