30 Jul '11, 12pm

UPS fleet of alternative fuel vehicles clocks over 200 million miles

UPS fleet of alternative fuel vehicles clocks over 200 million miles

Conservation and Technology Help UPS Deliver Better Fuel Efficiency Atlanta, July 28, 2011 Company Avoids Driving 63.5 million miles in 2010 UPS (NYSE: UPS) today released the latest edition of its annual Sustainability Report, disclosing it had once again managed to reduce the amount of fuel it's using to deliver each package in the United States. UPS's U.S. package volume rose 1.8 percent in 2010 compared to 2009, but it reduced the amount of fuel consumed per package by 3.3 percent. The company attributed the improvement to deploying the right vehicle on the right routes, using technology to minimize the miles driven and focusing on how behavior can affect fuel use. All told, technology enabled UPS to avoid driving more than 63.5 million miles in 2010 with an associated emissions avoidance of 68,000 metric tonnes. That distance is the equivalent of 251,987 trips to the ...

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