MEMPHIS, Tenn.–FedEx Corp. announced the online release of its 2016 In the report, FedEx Express announced that it has surpassed its goal to boost vehicle fuel efficiency by 30%–some five years early. The company achieved the goal through its “Reduce, Replace, Revolutionize” strategy:
Reduce overall mileage by optimizing routes
Replace vehicles with more efficient models
Revolutionize the vehicle fleet with alternative fuel vehicles
In addition, the report includes details of the FedEx Fuel Sense program, which saved more than $1 billion in jet fuel since 2007 and avoided more than 4 million metric tons of carbon emissions. The FedEx Fuel Sense team is charged with identifying efficiencies across the company’s aviation operations. All team members who work with aircraft are asked to adopt a fuel-efficient mindset and search out innovative ways to help save fuel, the company said.
“FedEx is committed to being a positive force in the communities we serve,” said Mitch Jackson, vice president of Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, FedEx Corp. “This means advancing programs that support the environment, improving the safety of our streets and putting our global transportation network to work to provide disaster relief where it’s needed most.”