"At Martin-Brower, our commitment to achieving unmatched value for our customers is matched only by our passion to enrich our community through good corporate citizenship. We have never been a company to waste anything and have always aimed to work in an efficient manner. Joining the SmartWay Transport Partnership is a natural evolution of our commitment to innovation and sustainable practices," says Greg Nickel, Martin-Brower president and CEO.
providing us with insight into what is going on in the field as it happens, enabling us to improve our customer service in a very competitive environment.” Mexican Bakery Buys First Hybrid Truck In Mexico Five Tips To Reduce Grupo Bimbo, a Mexican bakery company, took delivery of the first medium duty Warehouse Energy Costs hybrid truck in Mexico, a Kenworth T270. The diesel-electric hybrid truck reduces fuel consumption by 30 percent, carbon dioxide emissions by 40 percent and carbon monoxide by 90 percent. The hybrid is A ccording to the U.S. Department of Energy, the industrial sector has long been the country’s largest energy user, cur- equipped with a PACCAR PX-6 engine. rently representing more than one-third of The vehicle also features an Eaton diesel-electric hybrid power system that inte- the country’s total energy consumption. grates an electric engine with 60 hp, enough to start moving the unit without using Dennis Sadlowski, president and CEO the diesel engine. of Siemens Energy & Automation Inc., Furthermore, it assists the diesel engine when more torque and power is required the U.S. industrial arm of Germany-based by the unit for acceleration. The engine works with a 340-volt battery that recharges Siemens AG, recommends the following tips every time the unit brakes to reduce speed. for distribution center operators to reduce This unit is part of the delivery fleet within the Mexico City metropolitan area which, their carbon footprint and start saving: by the way, has the highest traffic and is the most polluted area in the city. 1. Do your homework. First and fore- This is the first delivery of various hybrid trucks that Kenworth is planning to most, you will not know how much you can release this year. The next step is to manufacture hybrid vehicles in PACCAR save, until you know where the money is Mexico’s plant in Mexicali. being spent. An energy audit will help you better understand your energy usage and Martin-Brower Joins EPA SmartWay Partnership determine where your facility can go green and save money. The Martin-Brower Co. LLC. has joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership, a col- 2. Rethink your lighting. By simply laboration between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the freight replacing your lighting with energy efficient industry designed to increase energy efficiency while significantly reducing greenhouse products and controls, you can reduce ener- gases and air pollution. gy consumption up to 5
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