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Prepare for Greener Supply Chains

Customers and investors are pushing companies to use trucks that run on natural gas

With the threat of climate change ever more apparent, companies are increasingly under pressure from environmentally conscious customers to reduce their carbon footprint.

This also has an impact on their supply chains, leading to the start of a radical shift in the trucking industry, where alternative fuel consumption is on the rise.

Idea 6 of Oliver Wyman’s Ten Ideas discusses how this sustainability trend will influence supply chains, particularly transportation providers.

With the threat of climate change ever more apparent, companies are increasingly under pressure from environmentally conscious customers to reduce their carbon footprint. This also has an impact on their supply chains, leading to the start of a radical shift in the trucking industry, where alternative fuel consumption is on the rise.

Idea 6 of Oliver Wyman’s Ten Ideas discusses how this sustainability trend will influence supply chains, particularly transportation providers.


In Focus

Greener Vehicles

Trucks of all shapes and sizes, from light‑duty delivery vans to the largest Class 8 trucks, are moving from dependence on oil to a broader fuel portfolio designed to lower greenhouse gas emissions.



Customers and investors are pushing companies to use trucks that run on natural gas


By Jason Kuehn, a vice president, and Bill Rennicke, a partner, in Oliver Wyman’s Transportation practice

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