05 Oct '11, 9am

How FedEx is Starting Its Shift to Electric Vehicles

How FedEx is Starting Its Shift to Electric Vehicles

"It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?" - Henry David Thoreau I have the privilege of speaking again at this year's upcoming 2011 Net Impact Conference . In preparation for this, Net Impact, an international nonprofit organization that seeks to inspire and educate in creating a more sustainable world, interviewed me on some of the actions that FedEx is taking, why we're doing so, and what the attendees should take away from it. The original article follows here: It's easy to think of ways to reduce your environmental footprint, especially when it comes to getting from Point A to Point B: take the bus or the train, carpool when you need to drive, or bike to work if it's possible. But what are industries like transportation logistics or shipping and distribution to do? For insight into one company's efforts to address energy a...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/10/05/how-fedex-startin...

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