Long haul professionals, including the freight forwarder and the agent providing customers with a great freight quote, will be glad to hear that another page was turned in the freight trucking industries journey down the road to reducing the carbon wheel-print of the roro and ltl freight trucking industry in the century of the environment. The latest page deals with Detroit Diesel’s Engine Manufacturing Center in Redford, Michigan, which has been recently recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as one of the first manufacturing facilities in American to meet the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry.
In fact, Detroit Diesel’s Engine Manufacturing Center was able to go beyond the expectations of the Environmental Protection Agency’s 10 percent reduction within five years or less, by decreasing the center’s energy use by 17 percent in one calendar year. At the same time, Detroit Diesel was being recognized for Outstanding Achievement during the DTE Energy and the Engineering Society of Detroit’s Energy Conference and Exhibit, for the Industrial Sustainability Energy Program of the Year award, which recognizes the Michigan-based industrial firm that has made the most contributions in the area of energy conservation.
This is great news for the freight shipping heavy haul industry of the United States and is definitely a road marker on the highway before the trucking industry that indicates the battle to reduce the carbon wheel-print of thefreight trucking industry is building momentum. All sectors of the freight transport industry of the United States and the world are beginning to weigh-in on the battle and things are really starting to get rolling in the carbon emissions reduction arena.