ERIE, PA (September 20, 2018) - Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, continues its commitment to track and report its carbon accounting practices for an eighth consecutive year. Freight transportation is one of the fastest growing impacts on the environment and as consumer demand increases, and Logistic Plus is committed to respond with the most efficient and cleaner transportation practices.
Logistics Plus is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay® Transport Partner. Each year performance data is submitted and reviewed to qualify as a SmartWay partner. EPA recently approved the Logistics Plus annual submission of Partnership reporting requirements for 2017.
"Logistics Plus knows that partnering with SmartWay is good for business, people and the environment," says Cheryl Bynum, U.S. EPA's SmartWay Director, "By partnering with us, Logistics Plus is demonstrating their commitment to sustainability through cleaner, lower carbon goods movement."
"Logistics Plus first joined the SmartWay initiative in 2010 with the goal of improving its impact on the environment," said Steve Srnka, compliance attorney for Logistics Plus. "Our continued SmartWay approval confirms to our customers and partners that Logistics Plus is committed to doing its part for environmental sustainability."
SmartWay is a voluntary and cost-free program that supports companies' initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from freight supply chain transportation activities. Operational strategies, data management tools and verified technology supports are provided. The SmartWay Partnership is a domestic and international freight and supply chain program that manages data for over 3500 partners across all domestic shipping modes in the US and Canada. SmartWay implements its goals to lower freight carbon footprints by conducting analysis and research of freight impacts, engaging with freight experts, anticipating and responding to trends, developing strategic resources and communication strategies, and serving as an international model. International collaborations exist with Mexico, China and other Asian nations, Europe, and Latin America. Learn more about the EPA's SmartWay program at: https://www.epa.gov/smartway/.
About Logistics Plus Inc.
Logistics Plus Inc. provides freight transportation, warehousing, fulfillment, global logistics, and supply chain management solutions through a worldwide network of talented and caring professionals. Founded in Erie, PA by local entrepreneur, Jim Berlin, 21 years ago, Logistics Plus is a fast-growing and award-winning transportation and logistics company. With a strong passion for excellence, its 400+ employees put the "plus" in logistics by doing the big things properly, and the countless little things, that together ensure complete customer satisfaction and success.
The Logistics Plus® network includes offices located in Erie, PA; Little Rock, AR; Los Angeles, CA; Riverside, CA; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; Visalia, CA; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; Lexington, NC; Buffalo, NY; New York, NY; Olean, NY; Akron, OH; Cleveland, OH; Charleston, SC; Nashville, TN; Dallas, TX; Fort Worth, TX; Houston, TX; Laredo, TX; Winchester, VA; Madison, WI; Australia; Bahrain; Belgium; Brazil; Canada; China; Colombia; Czech Republic; Egypt; France; Germany; Hong Kong; India; Indonesia; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Libya; Mexico; Netherlands; Poland; Saudi Arabia; Singapore; South Sudan; Taiwan; Turkey; UAE; Uganda; and United Kingdom; with additional agents around the world. For more information, visit www.logisticsplus.net or follow @LogisticsPlus on Twitter.