Green Logistics Articles

UPS tests eBike delivery service in Portland, Ore.
Parcel giant extends German pilot program of electrically assisted tricycles.

California builds electric-vehicle corridor
Fast charging stations and smartphone app will enable long-distance electric-vehicle travel.

Not your typical "tree hugger": interview with Jason Mathers
Instead of seeing businesses as foes of the environment, Jason Mathers of the Environmental Defense Fund believes that they—and their supply chain organizations—are natural allies in the fight against climate change.

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.

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.

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