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Electric truck starts operations at Puma’s warehouse in California

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Sports activities firm, Puma, has began transferring items from the port of Los Angeles to its warehouse in Torrance, CA, with a completely electrical truck, an initiative, which is a part of the corporate’s technique to cut back carbon emissions all through its enterprise. The Freightliner truck, which is operated by Puma’s drayage accomplice NFI, is a primary take a look at car.

By the third quarter of 2022, the corporate expects to have 5 electrical vehicles in operation to hold items from the port to the warehouse. The electrical vehicles delivering items from the port to the Torrance distribution centre are an additional constructing block in Puma’s technique to cut back carbon emissions in its complete enterprise, the corporate mentioned in a media assertion.

Sports activities firm, Puma, has began transferring items from the port of Los Angeles to its warehouse in Torrance, CA, with a completely electrical truck, an initiative, which is a part of the corporate’s technique to cut back carbon emissions all through its enterprise. The Freightliner truck, which is operated by Puma’s drayage accomplice NFI, is a primary take a look at car.

Final month the corporate introduced that it had decreased its personal carbon emissions and people from bought vitality by 88 per cent between 2017 and 2021. CO2 emissions additionally fell within the firm’s provide chain, probably the most carbon intensive a part of its enterprise, despite robust income development in the identical interval.

“For us it is a enormous step in direction of cleaner logistics. As a substitute of utilizing an LNG or a clear diesel truck, we will now shift items from the port to the warehouse with no tailpipe emissions,” Helmut Leibbrandt, senior vice chairman, provide chain administration and logistics, Americas, mentioned in an announcement.

“Whereas electrical automobiles are already fairly widespread for passenger automobiles, electrical trucking is simply beginning out. We’re excited that Puma has been keen to affix us on this mission and to make use of this new expertise within the firm’s day-to-day operations,” John Amato, senior vice chairman at NFI, mentioned.

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