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Published on May 4th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan


Green Shipping with uShip

May 4th, 2012 by  

I’ve written about green shipping options a few times here on CleanTechnica, but there’s still a huge lack of green shipping options and, thus, a ton of potential in this field. uShip is basically doing what Shiply does — more efficiently connecting shippers or potential shippers who have extra space in their vehicles with common people who need stuff shipped. It’s benefits the environment, the shippers (they get more money), and the customers (they can pay less). But here’s some more detail on this green shipping option and uShip from Gas2:

uShip Offers A Greener Way To Ship (via Gas 2.0)

Transportation is big business in America, and there are millions of delivery trucks criss-crossing this great nation. Unfortunately, there is no easy solution to making trucking greener. Anti-idling systems, compressed natural gas engines, and aerodynamic trailers are all great ideas, and companies…

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is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species) one letter at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. Otherwise, he's probably enthusiastically fulfilling his duties as the director/editor of EV Obsession, Gas2, Solar Love, Planetsave, or Bikocity; or as president of Important Media. Zach is recognized globally as a solar energy, electric car, energy storage, and wind energy expert. If you would like him to speak at a related conference or event, connect with him via social media: Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, SCTY, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB. After years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these companies and feels like they are good companies to invest in.

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