Federal Express (Memphis, Tenn.), known for offering overnight package and mail delivery across the U.S. and worldwide, has among its divisions FedEx Ground, which focuses on shorter-distance small package deliveries that trucks and vans handle exclusively…. (BP News)
Monthly Archives: April 2014
The Mesa Public Schools Transportation Department has won six sustainability awards under the leadership of director Ron Latko. In his eight years with the district, Latko has saved the district millions by replacing outdated diesel-fueled school buses with propane-powered buses…. (AZ Central)
Mission Linen Supply recently increased the number of alternative fuel vehicles it uses, the company reports. Twenty-six compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles and six propane vehicles have been added to the company’s fleet and are among its eco-conscious vehicles in use in California, Texas and Arizona…. (American Laundry News)
Despite the lack of personal vehicle emissions testing in the state since 2000, some progress is being made to improve the quality of air and lower particulate matter from diesel exhaust fumes in trucks, buses and heavy duty vehicles. Inhalation exposure from diesel exhaust causes acute and chronic health effects and is a known carcinogen that may contribute to cancer, especially lung cancer, according to the Environmental Protection Agency….. (Sun Sentinel)
Looking for ways to alleviate budget issues, a mayor’s community outreach initiative led to two Michigan neighbors — the City of Livonia and propane fuel supplier, ROUSH CleanTech, to form a beneficial partnership.“Once a month, our mayor and his staff try to meet with different companies as a way to get to know the businesses in our community,” explains Don Rohraff, superintendent, public utilities. “After meeting with ROUSH and hearing a presentation with all of this eye-opening information about using propane autogas, he followed up with to say we should look into alternative fuels.”…. (Metro Magazine)
Last month, the Propane Engine Fuel Summit brought together many leaders in the propane industry. A recurring theme throughout the summit was the importance of customer service. In addition to providing customer service through quality, cutting-edge propane autogas technology, we must offer support to our customers once vehicles have been purchased.
I like to think of each New Year as a brand new opportunity for success, both personally and professionally.After all, why are resolutions made if not to grow and achieve? No one sets a resolution with the intent to fail. But failure is sometimes part of the path to success.As Henry Ford put it, “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Student Transportation of America Inc. (STA) has been awarded new contracts from the Hempfield School District and East Penn School District, both based in Pennsylvania, whereby STA will provide service via more than 200 propane autogas vehicles…. (NGT News)