Ike Brown, Vice Chairman and Co-Owner of NFI, will speak at the 2019 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo taking place April 23 – 26, 2019 in Long Beach, Calif. The session titled, “Trending: The State of Alternative Fuels and Connected Tech,” will provide an in-depth comparative analysis of zero and near-zero emission technologies and vehicles.
During the session on Wednesday, April 24 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Brown and other industry experts will discuss various alternative fuel technologies, including full battery electric trucks and ultra-low emission, heavy-duty natural gas engines. Panelists will also explore methods of quantifying these environmental technologies, the installation process of supporting infrastructure, and how fixed fuel cost deals can accelerate the market.
“As a leading supply chain provider, NFI continuously explores innovative ways to improve its environmental impact,” said Brown. “With new technologies entering the market, it’s important that businesses understand all their options when identifying which would best fit their needs. Partnering with a 3PL that focuses on sustainability can help companies access the expertise and insight needed to make long-term investments in this dynamic market landscape.”
NFI operates more than 4,000 tractors and 9,700 trailers across its dedicated and drayage fleets throughout North America. Partnering with industry leaders like Daimler and Volvo to operate electric trucks, NFI continues to invest in new technologies to reduce its carbon footprint throughout its operations. In addition to dedicated transportation and port drayage solutions, the company’s integrated suite of services consists of distribution, brokerage, transportation management, intermodal, global logistics, and real estate.
Learn more about the event here.