Quantcast

Latest SmartWay Transport Partnership Stories

2014-09-29 12:22:05

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced that Gina McCarthy, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, would be attending the annual ATA Management Conference & Exhibition next week in San Diego. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The EPA is a very important agency to trucking," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "With the upcoming second round of truck fuel efficiency standards, as well...

2014-09-25 16:21:26

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ShipCarsNow, a wholly owned Union Pacific Railroad subsidiary, received the 2014 SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The annual honor recognizes the top 1 percent of EPA partners that have optimized their freight management operation's environmental performance and efficiency. ShipCarsNow is the first railroad logistics company to receive the award....

2014-09-23 12:21:15

Award Recipients are Top Program Performers and Leaders for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency RACINE, Wis., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson has been honored with a SmartWay® Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. SC Johnson is one of 11 companies to receive this distinction in the shipper and logistics category. Each year, the SmartWay® Excellence Awards program...

2014-09-23 08:22:14

Lowe's is only retail shipper partner ever to receive 6 SmartWay awards MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today awarded Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) the highest honor for industry leadership in its SmartWay(®) Transport Partnership. Lowe's received a 2014 SmartWay Excellence Award for superior environmental performance in supply chain operations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147333 Lowe's was one...

2014-09-05 23:05:42

Marius Surcel to join industry experts at the Society of Automotive Engineers 2014 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress Montreal, QC (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 FPInnovations’ Performance Innovation Transport (PIT) group, a not-for-profit engineering and research group for the North American trucking industry, today announced that Marius Surcel, technical leader, will serve on a panel focused on Fuel Economy Testing for Commercial Vehicle Aerodynamics during the SAE 2014 Commercial...

2014-08-28 23:12:47

Quebec government funds study to develop engine parameters to reduce fuel consumption and emissions Montreal, QC (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 FPInnovations’ Performance Innovation Transport (PIT) group, a not-for-profit engineering and research group for the North American trucking industry, today announced that it has received funding from the Quebec government to initiate a commercial vehicle engine programming project to reduce fuel consumption and emissions. The focus of the project is...

2014-07-18 16:20:35

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lynden family of companies was once again included in Inbound Logistics magazine's annual Top 100 3PLs and 75 Green Supply Chain Partner lists. Lynden is profiled in the June issue of the magazine for "meeting and exceeding environmental regulations, maximizing fuel efficiency and monitoring and guarding against accidents, emissions and avoidable pollution." The Top 100 3PL list appears in the July issue. The lists are compiled...

2014-06-16 16:20:39

Extended LEAN® Methodology Eliminates Waste, Reduces Fuel Usage to Help Clients Meet Sustainability Goals HICKORY, N.C., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globally-recognized third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight announces winning a Green Supply Chain Partner Award from Inbound Logistics magazine. Inbound Logistics' 75 Green Supply Chain Partner Awards (G75) highlight sustainability leaders in the logistics and transportation sector. Transportation Insight was chosen for...

2014-06-03 16:20:57

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hub Group (NASDAQ: HUBG), a leading provider of intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services, announced today that it has received LEED® Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its new headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill. The LEED rating system is the foremost program for buildings constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance. "Our company strives to improve...

2014-05-12 23:07:53

Bison Transport encourages fleets to join. Montreal, QC (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 FPInnovations’ Performance Innovation Transport (PIT) group, a not-for-profit engineering and research group for the North American trucking industry, today announced it is offering a 20% discount to fleets that join PIT before the end of June 2014. Benefits for the Canadian and U.S. fleets becoming members of the independent testing organization include:     the ability to choose which...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
Related