Thursday, April 1, 2010

Global Transporter Plans to Cut Airline CO2 Emissions

Per a Logistics Management Magazine report, the global logistics giant, UPS said today (7/7/09) it plans to reduce its airline carbon emissions by an additional 20 percent from 2005 to 2020, which would be a cumulative reduction of 42 percent since 1990.

This objective was disclosed in its annual UPS Sustainability Report, which noted that UPS Airlines has a firm position as an industry leader in fuel efficiency in the package delivery sector, with an efficiency factor of 1.42 CO2 pounds per available ton mile—and a goal to reduce that factor to 1.24 CO2 pounds per available ton mile by 2020.

Read the Logistics Management article for more details:

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