Executive Briefings

Fuel Speed Ahead? UPS Optimizes Its Fuel Use

No left turns, telematics and alternative fuels are among the best practices that UPS has established to reduce its consumption of fuel and the subsequent impact on the environment and shareholders' pocketbooks. The company's no-left-turn policy has considerably reduced idling time at red lights. Tire pressure, acceleration, braking and other aspects of tractor operations are monitored by telematics for optimal use. And UPS reportedly has the largest fleet of vehicles using alternative fuels in the transportation industry. [Run Time (Min): 7:24]

No left turns, telematics and alternative fuels are among the best practices that UPS has established to reduce its consumption of fuel and the subsequent impact on the environment and shareholders' pocketbooks. The company's no-left-turn policy has considerably reduced idling time at red lights. Tire pressure, acceleration, braking and other aspects of tractor operations are monitored by telematics for optimal use. And UPS reportedly has the largest fleet of vehicles using alternative fuels in the transportation industry. [Run Time (Min): 7:24]