Delivery Companies Increasing Efficiency To Save Gas

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    Delivery Companies Increasing Efficiency To Save Gas - Digtriad

    With gas and diesel prices pushing past $3 a gallon and crude oil hitting $100 a barrel in January, the science of fuel-efficient package delivery has taken on an even higher level of importance for UPS and other truck-dependent businesses. It includes high-tech solutions, old-fashioned fuel surcharges, equipment upgrades and simple epiphanies of common sense, such as UPS' recent decision to eliminate left turns from its routes because they waste fuel.