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A significant shipper

It’s easy to see how SmartWay participation can directly affect a fleet’s bottom line and, therefore, attract the interest of top management. A decrease in exhaust emissions means the fleet is saving fuel and that bumps up profitability. An easy sell! But what’s in participation for shippers? If they’re purely shippers, they can’t save on

SmartWay 2.0

Last month in this column I described the current SmartWay scoring system and indicated that it is being replaced by one based on fleet performance instead of operational strategies. The new program, called SmartWay 2.0, will be collecting information from all modes of transport- ation instead of data predominantly from the trucking industry. Matt Paine

Keeping score

Since the program was launched in 2004, a fleet joining the SmartWay Partnership has agreed to several things. Among these have been to regularly report vehicle-related data on its fleet operations and allow the score resulting from a proprietary SmartWay calculation to be posted on the SmartWay website. These scores indicate the relative fuel efficiency

Partners urge participation

As a young man, Royal Jones drove a lot—specifically race cars and heavy trucks. He learned early on that moving vehicle needs to overcome three factors: wind, rolling resistance and mechanical drag. When you reduce these, you’re able to get a race car to go faster or a truck to get better fuel economy when

Going through the hoops

Wabash National has announced that its DuraPlate Products Group’s newly launched AeroSkirt was approved by SmartWay

Save time and fuel with PrePass

If asked what ABF Freight Systems, Estes Express and Werner Enterprises have in common

Spreading success

Penske Logistics is one SmartWay Partner that definitely is fulfilling one of its commitments as a program member

Celadon goes green, reaps green

The roster of Truck Carrier Partners as published by EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership has become a listing of the industry’s “Who’s Who” in recent months

SwartWay celebrates five years

Happy Anniversary! It’s been five years since the Environmental Protection Agency launched the SmartWay Partnership.

The contribution of 3PLs

I recently received an announcement that began by saying,“Koch Logistics, an innovative third party logistics provider (3PL), announcedit has been named a SmartWay Transport partner.”

It’s a win-win-win

A lot of good things happened when Penske Truck Leasing joined EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership

Industry supports SmartWay

Recently, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) announced the launch of an industry program designed to reduce fuel consumption and cut CO2 emissions that includes the recommendation that fleets participate in the EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership.