Cardinal Logistics Management Recognized as Top Green Supply Chain Partners

Jul 25, 2011, 08:18 ET from Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation

CONCORD, N.C., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --  Inbound Logistics, a leading trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers, recently recognized Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation as one of its Top 75 Green Supply Chain Partners.

Inbound Logistics determined its top 75 Green Supply Chain Partners by recognizing companies who are leading the way in sustainability and green logistics initiatives.  

"Supply chain sustainability has always been top of mind for Inbound Logistics readers," said Felecia Stratton, Editor, Inbound Logistics. "The companies selected as this year's 75 Green Supply Chain Partners, including Cardinal, are truly 'walking the walk' when it comes to supply chain sustainability."

Cardinal's green initiative includes: the development of technologies that reduce fuel consumption and emissions by reducing miles and monitoring for efficient performance; implementing fleet advancements and modifications; testing renewable fuels; training employees on proper maintenance, driving habits and mile reduction; providing backhaul support to customers and assisting with additional supply chain improvements. In addition, Cardinal also provides dedicated contract carriage to recycling and waste management companies by transporting a million tons of recyclable products each year.

"It is an honor to be recognized as an industry leader for our green initiatives," said Vin McLoughlin, Chairman. "Cardinal is committed to making necessary changes for the improvement of our environment."

Since 2004, Cardinal has been recognized by the US Environmental Protection Agency as a SmartWay Transport Partner. This partnership shows Cardinal's commitment to improve the environmental performance of operations by improving energy efficiency, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving air quality all while saving money for the customer.

"It's important for other supply chain partners to do their part and make an effort to operate green, too," said McLoughlin. "Even the smallest changes made today will have a lasting positive impact on tomorrow's supply chain."

About Inbound Logistics

Inbound Logistics is the leading trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. The magazine's editorial mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply lines. More information is available at

About Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation
Headquartered in Concord, N.C., Cardinal is one of the country's leading dedicated transportation solution providers. Cardinal's logistics experts work directly with clients to optimize their supply chains by developing and implementing customized transportation solutions including specialized equipment and handling, and integrated technology. Cardinal's services include dedicated contract carriage, home and jobsite delivery, life sciences logistics, transportation management, supply chain consulting, SaaS solutions, warehousing and distribution to companies like AutoZone, Eastman Kodak Company, KraftMaid Cabinetry, Land O'Lakes, Office Depot and Papa John's International. To learn more information, visit or follow our company on Twitter at .

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