05/09/2022

Bill Bliem, SVP of Fleet Services at NFI, will Speak about Electric Vehicle Fleet Challenges at ACT Expo

CAMDEN, N.J. 05/09/2022 – Bill Bliem, SVP of Fleet Services at NFI, will speak at two ACT Expo event sessions on Thursday, May 12, 2022. The first session, part of the EV Charging Event, titled “From Planning to Wide-Scale Deployments” will take place at 9:30 a.m. PT. The panel will discuss innovative charging options for commercial fleets and how to manage costs and use utility programs to scale charging for fleets across all weight classes and sectors. The second session, part of the NACFE Workshop: Efficient Scaling of Electric Trucking, titled “Q & A with Fleet Leaders Participating in RoL-E” will take place at 11:30 a.m. PT. The question and answer session will discuss lingering questions and challenges surrounding electric trucking and how the industry is planning to tackle them. 

NFI’s commitment to building a sustainable fleet and infrastructure is unmatched. The company is making significant financial investments in order to grow its clean vehicle fleet and create scalable zero-emission transportation solutions, partnering with industry leaders like DTNA, Volvo, and Hyliion; and leading the transition to zero-emission goods movement in the United States.

“Social responsibility is a core value at NFI. In order to push our sustainability initiatives forward, as well as our customers’, we are continuing to partner with innovative OEMs, infrastructure providers, governmental agencies, and customers to lead the transition to zero-emission goods movement,” says Bliem. “We are excited to share our experiences with the transportation community at events like ACT Expo and encourage the industry to consider the extensive benefits of an electric fleet.”  

By 2023, NFI will operate the first 100% zero-emission drayage fleet in the United States. This deployment will help establish the first zero-emission goods movement corridor in the nation. NFI is also developing one of the United States’ largest networks of commercial fleet chargers, including 38 high-capacity DC fast chargers, installing 5MWh of energy storage, and solar energy capable of generating 2.4 million kWh of zero-emission energy annually. 

This year’s ACT Expo will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center, May 9-12, 2022. To learn more about the event, visit the ACT Expo event website.


About NFI

NFI is a fully-integrated North American supply chain solutions provider headquartered in Camden, N.J. Privately held by the Brown family since 1932, the company generates more than $3.1 billion in annual revenue and employs over 15,500 associates. NFI owns and operates more than 60 million square feet of warehouse space alongside a dedicated fleet of 4,600 tractors and 13,000 trailers. By 2023, NFI will operate the first 100% zero-emission drayage fleet, leading the transition to zero-emission goods movement in the United States. NFI’s relentless innovation and unparalleled service deliver logistics solutions that transform the way business gets done. The company’s business lines include dedicated transportation, warehousing and distribution, ecommerce fulfillment, brokerage, transportation management, port drayage, intermodal, global logistics, and industrial real estate. For more information about NFI, visit www.nfiindustries.com or call 1-877-NFI-3777.