SOURCE: FedEx Corporation
When a worthwhile trip takes less time to reach the destination, what else is there to do but to extend the trip?
It's been two years since I wrote the post, Keep On Truckin'. Given where we've come with our vehicle strategy's execution, we wanted to give a travel update:
So, what about that revised FedEx sustainability goal in the blog post title? Raise it, lower it, or extend the time? First, it's good to look back since we have had a few gratifying moments along our journey:
So, we are announcing two major milestones for this trip - one achieved, and an additional one to reach:
So, to recap the answer to the question posed earlier - raise it, lower it, or extend the time? Raise it, with no extension of time.
But, why fuel economy? Why not simply reduce soot and smog emissions only? It's due to several reasons really:
We are pleased about this for the obvious reasons. But, an additional one is synergy - a good thing to have when focusing upon sustainability. Specifically, this revision in our vehicle fuel efficiency goal mirrors the path we have taken with our aircraft emissions. In that, we also began with a 20% reduction goal in emissions intensity, and, in 2012, raised it to a 30% emissions reduction goal in the same timeframe.
I want to especially thank and congratulate our FedEx Express Vehicle team. You have provided the vehicle solutions that allowed us to continue serving our customers while reducing our impact on the environment and communities in which we operate.
Who says you can't have your cake and eat it too? It sure seems possible on this drive.
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