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Volvo Trucks’ Customer NFI Leading the Charge Toward Freight Transportation Electrification in Southern California

03/05/2021 9:05 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

NFI, one of the nation’s oldest and largest third-party supply chain solutions providers, recently reached a major sustainability milestone by completing several key electrification initiatives. Through the Volvo LIGHTS project, NFI has introduced Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks into its transportation fleet, as well as electrified its yard trucks and forklifts at its warehouse facility in Chino, California. NFI has also installed on-site charging infrastructure for both its growing fleet of electric vehicles and employees’ personal vehicles, paired with solar panels to capture renewable electricity and on-site energy storage to bolster resiliency. Combined, these initiatives help lay the groundwork for NFI’s ambitious plans to integrate electric vehicles into its Chino drayage operations —a fleet that will total more than 65 electric heavy-duty vehicles.

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