PLYMOUTH, Wis., April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Service One Transportation, Inc. today announced that it joined the SmartWay® Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and industry that provides a framework to assess the environmental and energy efficiency of goods movement supply chains.
Service One Transportation, Inc. will contribute to the Partnership's savings of 170.3 million barrels of oil, $24.9 billion in fuel costs, 72.8 MMT of carbon dioxide (CO2), 1,458,000 tons of nitrogen oxides, and 59,000 tons of particulate matter. This is equivalent to eliminating annual energy use in over 6 million homes. Carbon dioxide is the most common greenhouse gas, and nitrogen oxide is an air pollutant that contributes to smog. By joining SmartWay Transport Partnership, Service One Transportation, Inc. demonstrates its strong environmental leadership and corporate responsibility.
"As a socially responsible member of the transportation industry, we believe it's important that we act in an environmentally responsible manner that not only benefits us as an organization but benefits the community we service as well," said Mike Myszewski, Vice President of Operations & Logistics.
Developed jointly in early 2003 by EPA and Charter Partners represented by industry stakeholders, environmental groups, American Trucking Associations, and Business for Social Responsibility, this innovative program was launched in 2004. Partners rely upon SmartWay tools and approaches to track and reduce emissions and fuel use from goods movement.
The Partnership currently has over 3,000 Partners including shipper, logistics companies, truck, rail, barge, and multimodal carriers.
Headquartered in Plymouth, Wisconsin, Service One Transportation offers a full range of trucking and logistic services—including truckload, volume less than truckload (LTL) and expedited shipping—throughout the 48 contiguous United States and all Canadian provinces. For more information about Service One Transportation, Inc., visit www.serviceonetransportation.com or call 920-467-4793.
For information about the SmartWay Transport Partnership visit www.epa.gov/smartway.
Contact: Mike Myszewski
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