DHL, the worldï¿½s leading express delivery and logistics company, has launched its ï¿½Green Logisticsï¿½ environmental initiative in
DHL Japan will use the ï¿½F-Cellï¿½ car from DaimlerChrysler AG (DCAG), and the ï¿½Canter Eco-Hybridï¿½ hybrid truck from Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation (Mitsubishi Fuso), part of DaimlerChryslerï¿½s Truck Group. The F-Cell, the worldï¿½s first mass-produced fuel-cell car, is modeled on the Mercedes-Benz ï¿½Aï¿½ Class and fueled by compressed hydrogen. DHL Japan will test the F-Cell under actual working conditions, using it to collect and deliver documents in downtown
Mitsubishi Fuso's brand new Canter Eco-Hybrid is Japan's first hybrid light-duty truck to meet new long-term emission regulations (introduced in 2005), and is one of the most fuel-efficient commercial hybrid vehicles in operation. DHL Japan started using the Canter Eco-Hybrid for collection and delivery of small- and medium-sized packages in July.
In June, DHL Japan introduced a bicycle support system to supplement its emission reducing operations in central
"DPWN's decision to launch Green Logistics in Japan, our largest market in the Asia-Pacific region, is also a big step towards achieving the Group's goal of cutting its greenhouse gas emissions globally,ï¿½ said Karin Strï¿½mqvist Bï¿½ï¿½the, senior expert, Corporate Public Policy and Sustainability at Deutsche Post World Net (DPWN), DHL's parent company.
Additional information about DPWNï¿½s approach to sustainability, social responsibility and the environment can be found at www.dpwn.com/sustainability.
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