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Volvo takes delivery of Kion forklifts for US factory operations
Company says this will be the first complete lithium-ion powered forklift fleet to support automotive manufacturing in North America.
Mitsui successfully tests windshield for containerships
Trial shows that outfitting cargo ships with, yes, windscreens can cut emissions by 2 percent.
UPS to boost purchases of alternative-fuel vehicles by 2020
Move could help cut greenhouse gas emissions and increase renewable fuel use, despite growth in energy-intensive e-commerce deliveries.
DHL launches 33-year plan to eliminate emissions
Company says it wants to be the market leader in green logistics.
UPS to spend $18 million on solar panels
Each facility in the plan will draw half its daily power from the sun.
Lean and green in the Netherlands
A Dutch carbon-reduction initiative has had positive effects on the environment throughout Europe.
The Home Depot's Michelle Livingstone on why orange is the new green
As one of the nation's largest truckload shippers, The Home Depot wields a lot of carbon-reduction clout with its carriers. It's Michelle Livingstone's job to ensure they carry Big Orange's freight as cleanly as possible.
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.

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