XPO Logistics to expand use of HVO fuels and electric-powered vehicles

XPO Logistics has announced the deployment of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) and electric-powered vehicles within its fourth-party logistics (4PL) and transport control tower operations. This initiative marks a significant development in the industry's pursuit of sustainable practices.

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The deployment follows successful trials conducted across nearly 3,000 miles in the UK and Ireland, demonstrating a measurable reduction in carbon emissions exceeding 4,000 kgCO2e. The broader adoption of these alternative fuel solutions aligns with XPO Logistics’ established decarbonization strategy.

“Sustainability is a key focus for our clients,” stated Paul Hayes, Director of Asset Light Solutions at XPO. “We are committed to collaborative efforts that explore and implement solutions to minimize emissions throughout the supply chain. This deployment of alternative fuel technologies in our 4PL operations represents a noteworthy advancement for our clients’ sustainability endeavours.”

Dan Myers, Managing Director – UK and Ireland for XPO Logistics added:

“The expansion of alternative fuels within our operations underscores XPO’s position as a leader in sustainable logistics practices.”