NFI’s Bill Bliem to Speak at Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo

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Bill Bliem, Senior Vice President of Fleet Services at NFI, will speak at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, taking place April 30 to May 3, 2018 in Long Beach, Calif.

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Social responsibility is a core value at NFI, and we strive to reduce environmental impact while focusing on our clients’ sustainability efforts.

Bill Bliem, Senior Vice President of Fleet Services at NFI, will speak at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, taking place April 30 to May 3, 2018 in Long Beach, Calif. The panel session on May 3, titled “Critical Considerations When Navigating an Increasing Diverse Product Portfolio,” will explore things to consider when evaluating advanced ultra-clean heavy-duty products available in today’s marketplace.

During this panel, Bliem and other leading fleet operators will discuss how they have made initial investments, and how they are balancing aggressive early-state technology investments with both their current operations and a longer-term view of the future. Beyond the initial investment, key considerations such as multiple fueling infrastructures, personnel training, infrastructure upgrades and facility modifications, and other factors will also be explored.

“The past year was an exciting time for new sustainable product and service announcements, and there seems to be no shortage of innovation in the future,” said Bliem. “Now, it’s more important than ever to closely examine implications before making long-term investments in this rapidly developing market. Social responsibility is a core value at NFI, and we strive to reduce environmental impact while focusing on our clients’ sustainability efforts.”

Today, NFI operates more than 4,000 tractors and 8,900 trailers across its dedicated and drayage fleets. With social responsibility being a core company principle, NFI continuously explores new methods to improve its environmental impact. NFI administers ongoing tests that focus on key performance indicators like MPG and the EPA’s eight SmartWay emissions metrics. NFI has also been recognized as a three-time award-winning EPA SmartWay partner and SmartWay High Performer.

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About NFI -- NFI is a fully integrated North American supply chain solutions provider headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J. Privately held by the Brown family since its inception in 1932, NFI generates nearly $2 billion in annual revenue and employs more than 10,000 associates. NFI owns facilities globally and operates 41.5 million square feet of warehouse and distribution space. Its dedicated and drayage fleet consists of over 4,000 tractors and 8,900 trailers. Its business lines include dedicated transportation, distribution, brokerage, transportation management, port drayage, intermodal, global logistics, and commercial real estate. For more information about NFI, visit http://www.nfiindustries.com or call 1-877-NFI-3777.

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