Con-way receives high environmental score

Con-way Inc. has announced that its three primary operating companies Con-way Freight, Con-way Truckload and Menlo Worldwide Logistics have received the highest fuel efficiency and environmental performance score from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Transport Partnership. According to Con-way, its Shipper Index Factor of 1.25 means the three companies are utilizing commercially

Con-way Inc. has announced that its three primary operating companies — Con-way Freight, Con-way Truckload and Menlo Worldwide Logistics — have received the highest fuel efficiency and environmental performance score from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Transport Partnership. According to Con-way, its Shipper Index Factor of 1.25 means the three companies are utilizing commercially available fuel savings strategies while considering promising new savings methods and emerging technologies. Eight hundred SmartWay trucking and logistics companies have used EPA's FLEET (fleet logistics energy and environmental tracking) performance model. Through these initiatives, Con-way Freight saved 3,594,377 gals. of total fuel in 2007, reducing 601,928 tons of carbon emissions. www.con-way.com

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