UPS Takes Left Turns Out of Deliveries In order to shave money off its annual fuel bill, which totaled $2 billion in the first nine months of 2006, UPS has developed software that maps out driver routes with no left turns. Technology is helping the company minimize wasted time and fuel.
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UPS Takes Left Turns Out of Deliveries

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UPS Takes Left Turns Out of Deliveries

UPS Takes Left Turns Out of Deliveries

UPS Takes Left Turns Out of Deliveries

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In order to shave money off its annual $200 million fuel bill, UPS has developed software that maps out driver routes with no left turns.

Rachael Myrow reports for member station KPCC in Southern California.