found an article on government-fleet that states that starting next year, the government will require package delivery companies to meet annual targets for fuel efficiency, greenhouse gas intensity, alternative fuel use and delivery prices to win the governments 1.5B dollar 5yr contract.
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New $1.5B Federal Delivery Contract To Encourage Cleaner Trucking
This month, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the government’s purchasing arm, took new steps to implement the Obama Administration’s energy security and environmental goals by proposing that vendors competing for a $1.5 billion government-wide contract for package delivery services, beginning in 2014, be assessed on their ability to meet annual targets for fuel efficiency, greenhouse gas intensity and alternative fuel use as well as delivery prices.
The American Clean Skies Foundation (ACSF), a Washington, D.C. nonprofit group, today commended GSA’s decision and noted that the five year contract should help to fulfill the Obama Administration’s commitments to reduce America's oil dependence and cut global warming pollution related to contract transportation services.