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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.
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UPS boosts renewable diesel fuel buys to 46 million gallons by end of 2017
Commitment is 15 times the size purchased under prior contracts.
Four ways your WMS can cut costs and "green up" your DC
Savvy companies can use their warehouse management systems to uncover hidden inefficiencies that waste energy and money.
"Nutty" idea would trim packaging costs
Italian chocolatier sees a way to convert hazelnut shells into product packaging.
How to cut costs by capping greenhouse gases
Environmental Defense Fund handbook offers tips for reducing emissions while saving money.
Tougher DOT-EPA fuel, greenhouse-gas standards to save truck supply chain billions in fuel spend, environmental group says
Trucking industry wary of compliance cost; administration says fuel savings would pay for the change.
Environmental benefit of natural-gas–powered trucks comes with a catch
Unless producers plug methane leaks in "pump to wheels" supply chain, switching from diesel to natural gas will actually increase greenhouse gases, study says.
Penske offers natural gas engines for commercial truck rental
Program sponsored by $400,000 from Department of Energy.

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