Mexico: DHL commits to sustainable mobility and adds CNG-fueled trucks

DHL Supply Chain Mexico announced its new fleet of CNG vehicles with which the company seeks to strengthen its commitment to the environment and to the reduction of greenhouse gases (GHG). The fleet presented consists of five SHACMAN 3305 natural gas trucks that will contribute significantly to increasing the supply of green solutions to the local market.

The reduction of the carbon footprint that these vehicles will achieve, considering that in 2021 more than 1,189,000 trips were made (an increase of 9.5% compared to 2020), will exceed 1,889 tons of CO2 equivalent, a reduction of 50% compared to diesel models. In addition, the new NGVs have a range of 1,200 kilometers.

“We are proud to present these new units and be able to respond to our customers’ needs with sustainable solutions, contributing to reducing the impact on our carbon footprint,” said Juan Carlos Aderman, Vice President of Transportation for DHL Supply Chain in Mexico and America. Latin.

DHL Supply Chain Mexico’s commitment to sustainability is an integral part of the company’s culture. For years, they have set ambitious goals to reduce GHG emissions. For example, in 2017 the group became the first logistics company to establish its 2050 Mission of zero emissions.

To achieve these goals, the company is reducing their emissions through increased equipment efficiency and the use of clean energy. Technology also plays a fundamental role, as it allows to design green solutions hand in hand with customers. In this way, customers’ needs are met, the environment is protected and solutions that complement their business objectives for the construction, improvement and use of the supply chain are developed. “It is a great challenge, and together with them (customers) we are contributing to more efficient logistics while taking care of our planet,” added Aderman.

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