“When we made the switch to Neste MY Renewable Diesel we saw quantifiable differences in our fuel mileage, our maintenance costs, and just driver happiness with the truck performance.”

Kenny Smith
Vice President of Operations


Reducing GHG emissions by up to 2,330 metric tons
with Neste MY Renewable Diesel


50 RTS trucks
run along the West Coast each day


Lower maintenance costs with
significant mile per gallon savings
since making the switch to Neste MY Renewable Diesel

How RTS Trucking Enhanced Fleet Performance While Reducing Its Carbon Footprint With Neste MY Renewable Diesel

Remedial Transportation Services, Inc. (RTS Trucking) is a small family business with big aspirations. Specializing in hazardous and non-hazardous waste transportation, remediation, and waste characterization for disposal, RTS Trucking has long been committed to its community and the environment. 

Based in Bakersfield, California, surrounded by stunning mountain ranges often shrouded by smog, RTS Trucking felt a responsibility to mitigate its impact on the environment. Neste MY Renewable Diesel enables RTS Trucking to take action in the fight against climate change while continuing to serve its customers efficiently. 

3 challenges faced by RTS Trucking

  1. Top priority is keeping trucks on the road with fewer maintenance issues
  2. In need of a solution that runs clean through the trucks to extend engine life
  3. Seeking a today-solution that reduces the amount of GHG emissions entering the atmosphere

What impact does this have for the future?

As a company, most of the jobs that we work on are cleaning up legacy oil spills, legacy contamination, and it just feels good knowing that we're using Neste MY Renewable Diesel.

Kenny Smith, Vice President of Operations

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Operating a fleet of 50 trucks that traverse the western states,emitting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in their wake RTS Trucking's priority was clear: keep trucks on the road with fewer maintenance issues while reducing their environmental footprint.

Before making the switch, RTS Trucking encountered frequent maintenance issues, initially attributing those issues to aging machinery. That's when they were introduced to Neste MY Renewable Diesel by the Jeffries Brothers and realized a low-carbon fuel could be the solution.

Vice President of Operations, Kenny Smith, was sold on the switch as soon as he saw the visible difference in the fuel clarity. Neste MY Renewable Diesel is completely clear, presenting a stark contrast to the previous dark-colored diesel running through RTS trucks, which required frequent filter changes.

"You look at it and know it's a better product to run through an engine,” said Smith. "I recommend [Neste MY Renewable Diesel] to everyone. It's just a smarter product to be running." 

The switch was completely seamless, requiring no modifications or costly equipment changes. RTS Trucking experienced immediate improvements in fuel mileage and truck performance, along with significantly decreased maintenance costs. The fuel burns cleaner, resulting in less fuel filter changes and extending engine longevity. 

Along with reduced maintenance costs and fleet downtime, RTS Trucking is reducing GHG emissions by up to 2,330 metric tons.

By running Neste MY Renewable Diesel, RTS Trucking not only enhanced its operational efficiency, but also reaffirmed its commitment to a cleaner future for generations to come, ensuring that the family legacy will continue, leaving a positive impact on both the business and environment they call home.

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