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Converting to CNG Saves Fleet Owners Money on Fuel, Operational Costs

Converting to CNG Saves Fleet Owners Money on Fuel, Operational Costs

Why convert a diesel fleet to compressed natural gas? Lower fuel and operational costs and reduced emissions are important reasons, according to corporate fleet owners that are making the switch.

Why Corporate Fleet Owners Should Test Drive Renewable Natural Gas

Renewable natural gas has the potential to reduce the US heavy transport sector’s reliance on diesel and gasoline.

Ryder’s Commercial Fleet Drives More than 100 Million Natural Gas Vehicle Miles

Ryder System’s fleet of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) has surpassed 100 million miles of operations, avoiding more than 35,269 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent for its customers. This is significant as the transportation sector is now the biggest contributor to US carbon dioxide emissions. The fleet and supply chain … Read more »

Ryder Opens Commercial Natural Gas Vehicle Maintenance Center

Ryder Systems has opened a new maintenance facility in Santa Fe Springs, California, to provide commercial natural gas and diesel vehicle maintenance for companies that outsource their fleet management to Ryder; the facility will also feature a rental counter for businesses in need of a commercial vehicle. With the growing … Read more »

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Ryder Supports Trucking Efficiency Initiative

Commercial fleet management and supply chain company Ryder System is supporting Trucking Efficiency, a joint initiative between the North American Council for Freight Efficiency and the Carbon War Room. The initiative provides data on available vehicle technologies and engages with truck and trailer builders, component manufacturers, and others that want … Read more »

Ryder Selects LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru

Ryder has selected LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru as the primary application for supply chain design and vehicle route optimization throughout the company’s global enterprise. The commercial transportation company says it selected LLamasoft for its holistic approach to supply chain design, which combines network optimization, inventory optimization, vehicle route optimization and … Read more »

Ryder Pays $22,500 Settlement

Ryder Truck Rental has agreed to pay a $22,500 penalty to settle alleged violations of underground storage tank (UST) regulations at a company facility in Wilmington, Del. The EPA cited Ryder for not complying with safeguards designed to prevent, detect and control leaks of petroleum and other hazardous substances from … Read more »

EPA Names 2013 SmartWay Award Winners

Best Buy, Johnson & Johnson and Lowe’s are among the 55 companies honored by the EPA as industry leaders in supply chain environmental and energy efficiency with its 2013 SmartWay Excellence Awards. The annual SmartWay awards recognize top truck, intermodal and rail carrier partners that are setting efficiency benchmarks in how … Read more »

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Sandy Slows Deliveries, Cripples Supply Chains

Companies from Amazon to railroad firm CSX are warning customers to expect delays on shipments as Hurricane Sandy continues to back up supply chains and slow deliveries leading into the holiday season. CSX told its customers to expect delays of at least 72 hours as trains in the Northeast continue … Read more »