Press Release: Malark Logistics Orders Tesla Semi-Trucks
Furthering Their Commitment to the Future of the Logistics Industry and Alternative Power
Minneapolis, Minnesota (December 2017): Malark Logistics has once again confirmed its position as a leader in third-party logistics by announcing their order of Tesla’s new, fully-electric semi-trucks.
As a longtime participant in the EPA’s SmartWay program, Malark has always recognized the importance of supply chain sustainability and the advantages high efficiency, streamlined freight transportation have on the environment and public health. By ordering Tesla semis, Malark raises the bar on sustainability by furthering its efforts to cut fuel use and generate less pollution.
The new Tesla semi will provide truly remarkable engineering to the logistic industry:
- Range of up to 500 miles
- Energy consumption of less than two kWh per mile
- Lifetime fuel savings estimated at over $200,000
From Tesla’s webpage, “Electric energy costs are half those of diesel. With fewer systems to maintain, the Tesla Semi provides $200,000+ in fuel savings and a two-year payback period.”
Committed to the adoption of cutting-edge technology that improves and furthers the logistics industry, the addition of Tesla semis to the Malark fleet is a clear advantage to their customers:
- Reduced fuel consumption
- Reduced carbon footprint
- Increased energy savings
- Improved safety
- Greater compliance with customer green initiatives
With its order, Malark Logistics joins the lineup of companies taking advantage of the latest technology from Tesla including UPS, PepsiCo, Walmart, Sysco, J.B. Hunt and Ryder. Tesla expects to begin production in 2019.