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Golden Eagle Distributors Case Study

Golden Eagle Distributors partnered with Ryder to launch the largest environmental initiative in its history. Ryder’s Flex-to-Green lease allowed them to ease into a natural gas fleet by having the option to switch their diesel-powered vehicles to greener, more fuel-efficient vehicles – at their own pace and with minimum commitment and maximum lease flexibility.

Golden Eagle Case Study

Delivering Savings and Sustainability to the Beverage Industry

In 2011, Golden Eagle Distributors partnered with Ryder to launch the largest environmental initiative in its history: A fleet conversion from diesel to natural gas, with the goals of shrinking its carbon footprint and saving money.

CHALLENGE

Golden Eagle Distributors, a premier distributor of alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages in Arizona, was looking for a partner to launch the largest environmental initiative in its history: A fleet conversion from diesel to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), with the goals of shrinking its carbon footprint and increasing cost efficiency.

SOLUTION

Ryder’s Flex-to-Green lease allowed Golden Eagle to ease into a natural gas fleet by having the option to switch their diesel-powered vehicles to greener, more fuel-efficient vehicles – at their own pace and with minimum commitment and maximum lease flexibility. In addition, Ryder converted the four maintenance shops that service Golden Eagle trucks to accommodate CNG technology.

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