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UPS's Scott Phillippi on strategic fleet electrification and smart grid management

UPS Senior Director of Maintenance and Engineering, Scott Phillippi, knows that the opportunities for electrification are endless.

The space is ready, he says: "We're on the cusp of getting there to where there are solutions, that are affordable and that make sense, and that can tie into good business reasons." The technology is being developed quickly, and quick deployment is key for UPS. Phillippi is confident that others will follow.

"We're maybe on more of a plateau than a tipping point, but we need to push over that," he said.

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