“We are eager to test natural gas trucks in the Southern California area to see how they perform in our network,” said Jeff Rogers, YRC Freight president. “The LNG project will build on our sustainability initiatives, including our network optimization, which is engineered to provide the highest-quality customer service in the most-efficient manner possible. My thanks to the Clean Energy team for bringing their industry expertise to the table and helping to make this happen.”
“We are very excited to partner with a leader like YRC Freight on their LNG truck pilot project,” said James N. Harger, Clean Energy chief marketing officer. “Through the benefits to their bottom line and to the cleaner air for future generations, we’re confident that YRC Freight will become the latest enthusiast for natural gas as the fuel of choice.”
YRC Freight is a proud participant and charter partner of the EPA’s exemplary SmartWay voluntary emissions reduction program and is a past winner of its Environmental Excellence Award. Based in Overland Park, Kan., the transporter provides comprehensive North American coverage and offers a broad portfolio of less-than-truckload (LTL) services to bring flexibility and reliability to customers’ supply chains.
Source: YRC Freight.