Sustainability Is Good Business
With over 1,900 vehicles deployed globally, the UPS alternative-fuel fleet is among the industry's largest
and most diverse.
Sustainability = Good Business
- Greener transportation: UPS customers benefit from one of the largest private alternative-fuel fleets in the transportation industry; technology that improves truck routes to reduce carbon usage; super-efficient shipping bins; and paperless invoices that reduce waste while accelerating customs clearance.
- Greener packaging: UPS’s reusable express envelope, made from 100% recycled fiber, can be shipped twice and then recycled, while its Eco Responsible Packaging Program helps reduce wasteful shipping material, uses more green materials and minimizes damage.
- Greener supply chain networks: More than 80,000 customers are already benefiting from UPS’s flat-rate carbon offset program, based on a proprietary calculator that for as little as five cents per package determines carbon costs for any shipment and reports verified emissions while matching offsets purchased. Customers can then use the data for their own sustainability reports and future carbon reduction strategies.
- Greener distribution and warehouse strategies: UPS’s fully integrated ground-air network is efficient and flexible no matter what the weather, while its ultra-sophisticated Worldport hub in Louisville, KY, gets most packages in and out in under 15 minutes—all of which reduces fuel consumption and carbon emissions.