02 Aug '11, 4pm

UPS Reduces Per Package Fuel Consumption: Most people probably don't give an awful lot of thought to how the thi...

UPS Reduces Per Package Fuel Consumption: Most people probably don't give an awful lot of thought to how the thi...

RELATED ARTICLES UPS Releases Report on Sustainability Goals June 24, 2005 12:00 AM FedEx Wins Big in Efficiency & Reduced Aircraft Emissions July 25, 2011 02:26 PM Verizon Launches Major Sustainability Initiative April 12, 2010 06:31 AM Brown Gets Greener: New Technologies Save Over 30,000 Gallons of Fuel and Reduce Emissions by 288 Metric Tons September 13, 2005 12:00 AM Most people probably don't give an awful lot of thought to how the things they buy actually get to them. But the reality is, pretty much everything we consume is touched in some way by a global and interconnected logistics industry that is truly behemoth. We are aware of package delivery trucks running about, but their presence is just the tip of an industry that by some estimates, constitutes as much as 10% of global GDP. ADVERTISEMENT So, when you ponder that such a huge industry must use energy each t...

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One of those interviews you read and think: 'I hope this is as good as it sounds'

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