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PTG Logistics Enters 7th Year as a SmartWay Transport Partner

April 20, 2017
PTG Logistics successfully completes its 2016 emissions reporting with SmartWay Transport Partnership. SmartWay’s Partner tools are used to measure progress toward cleaner air and more sustainable business practices.

PTG Logistics a leading provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, continues its commitment to track and report its carbon accounting practices for a 7th consecutive year. Freight transportation is one of the fastest growing impacts on the environment and as consumer demand increases, we are committed to respond with the most efficient and clean transportation practices.

PTG Logistics is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay® Transport Partner. EPA recently approved our annual submission of Partnership reporting requirements for 2016.  The company joined the SmartWay initiative in 2010 and each year performance data is submitted and reviewed to qualify as a SmartWay partner.

As noted by PTG Logistics’ Maintenance Manager, Lynda Becker, “We are always looking for ways to promote a cleaner environment and to reduce our carbon footprint. Working with our equipment partners and using the information on the SmartWay website allows us to achieve our environmental goals.”

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 3,500 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.

“PTG Logistics 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, PTG Logistics is demonstrating their commitment to sustainability through cleaner, lower carbon goods movement.”

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