Comprehensive coverage of energy efficient technologies for sustainability in warehousing including lighting, climate control, hybrid lift trucks, conveyors and packaging.

White House unveils National Clean Fleets Initiative

Posted 04/04 · 10:52 AM · LM Editorial
Following a recent announcement which called for reducing United States oil imports by one-third in the next decade, President Barack Obama last week rolled out a new energy-focused initiative focusing on trucking in a speech at a UPS facility in Landover, Maryland.

DHL rolls out Manhattan-based “green” fleet

Posted 04/01 · 08:12 AM · LM Editorial
Company officials said this move is driven by a need to reduce the impact of its delivery vehicles on the environment. The new fleet is comprised of 80 vehicles, with 30 American-made, battery powered electric vans and 50 hybrid trucks that will be on Manhattan streets by September.
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Obama sets sights on reducing U.S. oil imports

Posted 03/31 · 09:47 AM · LM Editorial
In a speech at Georgetown University yesterday, President Barack Obama outlined his plan to reduce the oil imported into the United States by one-third in the next decade.

EnerSys showcases energy technology

Posted 03/23 · 05:33 PM · MMH Editorial
The story being told at EnerSys (Booth 1203) was all about power, so the company highlighted its fast charge and opportunity charging systems.

Spacesaver rolls out new storage system

Posted 03/23 · 01:45 PM · MMH Editorial
At a product demonstration held Wednesday in the company Booth 3098, Ken Bowman, Spacesaver industrial VP, and Bryan Knott, director of marketing, showcased the features and benefits of the new ActivRAC mobilized storage system.

Crisis in Japan and what it means to oil and fuel markets

Posted 03/21 · 12:13 PM · LM Editorial
Words cannot describe the human and emotional impacts of the devastating Japan earthquake, tsunami, and the still-unfolding nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant. Nearly half a million people have been displaced, forced to find shelter from the snow and freezing temperatures, and the death toll—currently estimated to be 6,911—continues to climb with more than 10,000 people still missing.
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Deal with Colombia could secure energy

Posted 03/21 · 07:26 AM · LM Editorial
As President Obama completes his trip to Brazil, Chile and El Salvador, U.S. manufacturers are urging his administration to move forward on a the pending free trade agreement with Colombia.

Wicker appointed as first ever Chief Sustainability Officer at UPS

Posted 03/18 · 11:54 AM · LM Editorial
UPS recently announced that it has appointed Scott Wicker as its first Chief Sustainability officer. Wicker previously served as UPS’s vice president of corporate plant engineering and has been with the company for 34 years, first joining as a package loader before serving in various engineering positions.

CEVA CFO offers up take on global logistics market

Posted 03/14 · 08:19 AM · LM Editorial
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman had an opportunity to speak with Rubin McDougall, CFO of global 3PL CEVA, following the company’s strong fourth quarter and year-end earnings release.

Are oil and gas prices making you green?

Posted 03/09 · 02:39 PM · LM Editorial
When I am asked what the big topic in the industries LM covers is these days, there is no surprise of late. It is a one word answer: fuel. How could it really be anything else at this point? If you need more proof, look at the past two weeks of diesel price increases from the Energy Information Administration. They both check in around the 15-cent mark. Ouch.

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