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U.S. Steel , Norfolk Southern , and The Greenbrier Companies are creating a sustainable steel gondola railcar, which transports loose bulk material. Using a formula for lighter-weight steel developed by U.S. Steel, each gondola's weight decreases by up to 15,000 pounds. Norfolk Southern will acquire 800 of the Greenbrier- engineered gondolas. • Canadian National Railway (CN) was recognized by global environmental non-profit CDP for its leadership in corporate sustainability, including its actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks, and develop the low- carbon economy. CN is one of 200 high-performing companies to make the A list of nearly 12,000 companies. • Crowley has committed to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, reducing overall emissions by 4.2 million metric tons of greenhouse gases per year. Crowley and Salesforce co-developed a greenhouse gas emissions monitoring platform that provides benchmarking, transparency, and custom disclosures. • The Rhenus Group , a global logistics service provider, will neutralize the carbon emissions of all its less-than- containerload products by 2030. In 2022, cargo shipped with the Rhenus Consolidation Box out of Hilden Gateway will be carbon neutral. The service will gradually roll out through all Rhenus gateways worldwide. • Deutsche Post DHL Group introduced a global DHL Green Carrier Certification to reward road transport subcontractors for their efforts to become more sustainable. The company aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to below 29 million tons by 2030 and net-zero by 2050.
UPS has delivered one billion doses of the COVID-19 vaccine worldwide with a 99.9% on-time rate. The company trains governments of Covax nations on how to safely store and distribute the vaccine and has made millions of in-kind vaccine deliveries to facilitate equitable distribution to remote and rural areas throughout Africa, South America, Asia, North America, and Europe. Tucker Company Worldwide , family owned and operated since 1961, celebrates its 60th anniversary. Currently owned by third- generation executives Jeff Tucker and Jim Tucker, the Tucker family has built its reputation as one of the leaders in North American freight transportation. Consolidated Chassis Management’s Denver Consolidated Chassis Pool (DCCP) celebrates 16 years of providing neutral chassis pool management in the region. Launched to bring all chassis in the area together in a cooperative environment, DCCP was one of the rst interoperable gray chassis pools in the United States.
40 Inbound Logistics • January 2022
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