How a trucking company is focusing on sustainability progress
Detmar Logistics CEO Matthew Detmar has the future in mind. As a leader on the cutting edge of transportation technology, Detmar discusses the company’s growth and future prospects with Are We There Yet? host Grant Harrell.
In 2021, Detmar Trucking received the Top Green Fleet award, signaling a change in the outlook for green trucking companies. Detmar Logistics, founded by Detmar himself, focuses on providing trucking utilities that are EV or hybrid technologies. Although the trucking industry is not quite there yet to deliver negative carbon emissions, Detmar noted that it is on the right track.
For example, the Hypertruck ERX offers extended range and on-board charging, “It uses… natural gas power points on board,” Detmar said, “It’s all-electric drive technology. “
Trends in the oil and gas industry show fracks taking over, fueled primarily by natural gas. To deal with these shifting damages, Detmar met with Hyliion, an electric vehicle transition company, who helped them adopt hybrid EX packages on the Diesels, “They’ve been a phenomenal partner…it’s all a win-win “, noted Detmar.
As an early adopter in the trucking industry, Detmar Logistics has pushed the boundaries of traditional logistics to provide better prospects for future generations.
“The world is adapting to reducing greenhouse gas emissions…it’s a better approach for the future of our planet,” Detmar said, while noting that transportation and trucking are cyclical jobs. .
“We’ve been through a lot of ups and downs, but we’re consolidating our customer base to keep us going for the long term so we can continue to provide our customers with good alternative power and electrocation solutions on the trucking side for classrooms. age,” pointed out Detmar.