08 Sep '11, 2pm

How Con-Way Delivers Greener Trucking

How Con-Way Delivers Greener Trucking

Unless you're in the trucking industry, Con-way Inc. is likely to be one of those big companies you've heard very little about. The $5 billion firm is a major player in the freight transportation business and had an important role in the development of the Obama administration's landmark fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions standards for heavy duty trucks (and other large vehicles that haul things or people). Heavy-duty trucks are the workhorses of commerce, they are integral to the supply chain of every business, and the movement to reduce their impact on the environment is huge . Con-way joined truck and engine manufacturers, transport firms, scientists and a gaggle of sustainability-focused NGOs in helping the government craft the new regulations. They're expected to save companies as much as $50 billion in fuel costs, cut oil consumption by 530 million barrels ...

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