SmartWay Transport Partner
by Amanda Hunter
HWC Logistics enters 8th year as a SmartWay Transport Partner
Industry: Warehousing and Transportation
HWC logistics successfully completes its 2019 emissions reporting with SmartWay Transport Partnership. SmartWay’s Partner tools are used to measure progress toward cleaner air and more sustainable business practices
HWC Logistics, a leading provider of Warehousing, Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Solutions, continues its commitment to track and report its carbon accounting practices for a 8th 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 cleaner transportation practices.
HWC Logistics is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay® Transport Partner. EPA recently approved our annual submission of Partnership reporting requirements for 2019. HWC Logistics joined the SmartWay initiative in 2011. Each year performance data is submitted and reviewed to qualify as a SmartWay partner.
HWC Logistics is committed to doing our part to provide clean and efficient transportation and warehousing practices. Through our participation in the EPA SmartWay program we have the resources and support to help us reduce our carbon footprint through innovative and sustainable best practices.
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.
“HWC 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, HWC Logistics is demonstrating their commitment to sustainability through cleaner, lower carbon goods movement.”
Learn more about the EPA’s SmartWay program at: https://www.epa.gov/smartway/