Run on Less, presented by NACFE, is a real-world electric truck technology demonstration featuring trucks driving real routes, carrying real freight. The three-week demonstration in September 2021 showcases 13 electric trucks in everyday operation.
North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) was formed in 2009 from an RMI-led industry convening as a collaboration between fleets, dealers, OEMs, tech suppliers, and support organizations such as RMI.
What is NACFE?
An unbiased and fuel agnostic organization, NACFE works to drive the development and adoption in the North American freight industry of cost-effective technologies, services, and methodologies that enhance efficiency and are environmentally beneficial.
Why It Matters
NACFE is dedicated to doubling freight efficiency in North America, benefiting the industry and all of us who depend on the movement of goods, while also reducing pollution.
NACFE board members include representatives from Schneider, Black & Veatch, UPS, Geotab, Shell, Pepsico, The Kenworth Sales Company, Daimler Trucks, Navistar, Great Dan, Cummins, Michelin, and Meritor.
What We’re Doing
The Electric Truck Bootcamp is a 10-part educational series on electric trucks appropriate for fleet managers, utility planners, policymakers, and more.
NACFE hosts workshops that bring together fleets, dealers, truck makers, industry suppliers, government agencies, associations, and others to learn and share ideas on best practices for improving the efficiency of trucks on the road today.
Freight Efficiency with NACFE’s Mike Roeth and Friends is a regular podcast series that focuses on current technologies and practices that help fleets achieve the best possible freight efficiency for their given application.
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