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Jan
11
2013

Supply Chain Requirement: Transportation – Air Freight

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Supply Chain Requirement: Transportation – Air Freight

Sector name: Transportation and Warehousing – Air Freight SIC Code: 45   Major Players   FedEx UPS United Airlines Delta Airlines American Airlines   Major Issues Energy use and air emissions are major issues for airlines, particularly since the rise in oil prices made fuel the largest cost for U.S. …

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Dec
4
2012
Supply Chain Requirements: Trucking and Freight Industry

Sector Name: Transportation – Trucking/Freight SIC Code: 48-49   Major Players   J.B. Hunt UPS Atlas U-Haul FedEx DHL C&K Trucking Con-Way International: YRC Worldwide   Major Issues   The biggest issues with freight trucking managing the truck emissions that are harmful to air quality.  This involves either reducing fuel …

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Nov
27
2012
Supply Chain Requirements: Transportation

Sector Name: Transportation SIC Code: 48-49   Major Players   Rail: CSX, Norfolk Southern, Burlington Northern and Santa Fe, Union Pacific Truck: UPS, J.B Hunt, U-Haul, Atlas Shipping: NYK, Evergreen Marine Corporation, Maersk, COSCO Air: FedEx, UPS, United Airlines, Delta Airlines, American Airlines   NOTE: The Environmental Help Desk will …

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Jul
17
2012
Can you tell me which shipping company to select in order to reduce carbon associated with my shipping?

There are several options available to you about carbon reduction related to shipping. On the more commercially well-know shipping companies, both UPS (through CarbonNeutral) and FedEx offer the opportunity to purchase carbon offsets, however FedEx’s service currently only applies to envelope shipping. That being said, both FedEx and UPS are …

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