U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
National Clean Fleets Partner: Staples
Staples has increased the fuel efficiency of its fleet by more than 20% since 2007 through fuel-saving strategies like automatic idle reduction, speed controls, and advanced driver training. The measures yield annual fuel savings of nearly 3 million gallons. In 2011, Staples started operating 53 all-electric delivery trucks in Ohio, Missouri, Oregon, Texas, Georgia, and California.
- Joined the National Clean Fleets Partnership: June 2011
- Headquarters: Framingham, MA
- Operations: 26 countries across five continents. Staples operates 1,900 stores in the United States and Canada.
- Strategies and Technologies: Fuel economy measures, idle reduction, speed controls, driver training, electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, vehicle miles traveled reduction