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Green Fleet of the Month: It’s all in the numbers

Rail Management Services is expanding its use of electric yard trucks

“Green initiatives are important and in our case the numbers make sense,” said Ed Morgenthaler, vice president of maintenance, safety, legal and operations for Rail Management Services (RMS), an intermodal lift-on/lift-off contractor with a fleet of over 750 yard jockeys. “We’re starting to supplement diesel units with electric trucks because in the long run, they will have a lower total cost of ownership while cutting fuel consumption and eliminating emissions at rail

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