27 Jul '13, 1pm

UPS sets 2017 goal of 1 billion alternative fuel miles

UPS sets 2017 goal of 1 billion alternative fuel miles 27 July 2013 UPS released its annual Sustainability Report announcing that while the total number of packages shipped in 2012 increased, the company reduced its total Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. Environmental achievements included ground and air fuel savings, increased investments in alternative fuel vehicles, and retooled routes that shaved 12.1 million miles from ground deliveries. UPS also set a new alternative fuel goal of one billion cumulative miles (from a baseline of the year 2000) driven by alternative fuel/advanced technology vehicles by 2017, said David Abney, UPS Chief Operating Officer—more than double the previous goal of 400 million miles. Through the end of 2012, UPS has logged 295 million cumulative alternative fuel miles. UPS tracks the carbon intensity for ground transportation in the US Domestic...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2013/07/ups-20130727.html

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