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Freight Industry Receives EPA Honors

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The EPA is honoring freight industry leaders for environmental achievements; the agency’s SmartWay Program has saved 65 million barrels of oil since 2004.
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High Expectations for ICAO Assembly

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The International Air Transport Association has high expectations for the decisions coming from the 38th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization.
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Unilever Reduces CO2

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Unilever has announced that since 2008 the company has achieved a carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction of more than one million tonnes from its manufacturing and logistics operations.
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DHL Improves Carbon Footprint with New Multimodal Service

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DHL Global Forwarding extends its multimodal sea freight service for LCL containers; transport by barge reduces CO2 emissions by 62 percent.
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UPS to Rollout Fleet of Electric Vehicles

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The Californian initiative marks one of the single largest deployments of zero emission vehicles in the world.
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EU Says Traffic Emissions Still Harmful

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Despite improvements in recent years, a report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) suggests reductions in greenhouse gas emissions could be partly attributable to the recession and reduced activity.
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Freight Industry Leaders Honored for SC Efficiency

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The EPA honors 40 companies for achievements in moving freight more efficiently while reducing carbon dioxide and other harmful emissions.
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Dept. of Transportation Confirms 54.5 MPG Fuel Efficiency Standard

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The Obama administration, with the DOT, has finalized historic 54.5 mpg fuel efficiency standards. According to the DOT, the consumer savings are comparable to lowering the price of gasoline by $1 per gallon by 2025.
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Raleigh PD’s Idle Reduction Systems

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The Raleigh Police Department sees significant fuel savings from Energy Xtreme mobile power idle reduction systems.
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South American Retailer Improves its Carbon Footprint

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The Grupo Pão de Açúcar, South America's largest retailer, is now using SAP's carbon solution to examine and ultimately decrease its carbon emissions.
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Kansas City SmartPort Momentum 2013 focused on 3PLs, the issues facing the industry, and the role or logistics in economic development

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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.

 

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