EPA names SmartWay stars

The U.S. Environmental Protection agency has recognized 24 trucking operations that have demonstrated reduced energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions through innovative strategies and technologies

The U.S. Environmental Protection agency has recognized 24 trucking operations that have demonstrated reduced energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions through innovative strategies and technologies.

The companies were selected from a list of EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership, a voluntary program designed to help companies cut air pollution and save fuel. SmartWay helps carriers and shippers access fuel- and emissions-saving technologies, such as engine idle reduction technology, low rolling resistance tires, improved aerodynamics and exhaust aftertreatment devices.

Over 450 companies have joined the SmartWay partnership so far.

This year’s SmartWay Excellence Awards go to:

Contract Freighters Inc.
Roehl Transport Inc.
Schneider National Inc.
YRC Worldwide Inc.
Bison Transport Inc.
Langford Trucking Inc.
National Freight Inc.
New Century Transportation Inc.
O&S Trucking Inc.
H-E-B
Smithfield Transportation Co.
Quad Graphics Inc.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Ikea Distribution Services, North America
Interface Inc.
Owens Corning
Sharp Electronics Corp.
APL Logistics
Epes Logistics Services
Meridian IQ
Minnesota Trucking Assn.
New Jersey Motor Carrier Assn.
Lane Regional Air Protection Agency
Cascade Sierra Solutions

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