Chief Express, LLC enters 6th year as a SmartWay Transport Partner
Industry: Carrier

Chief Express successfully completes its 2017 emissions reporting with SmartWay Transport Partnership. SmartWay’s Partner tools are used to measure progress toward cleaner air and more sustainable business practices.

Seagrove, NC, May 8th, 2018

Chief Express, LLC, a leading provider of transportation solutions, continues its commitment to track and report its carbon accounting practices for a 6th 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.

Chief Express, LLC is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay® Transport Partner. EPA recently approved our annual submission of Partnership reporting requirements for 2017. Chief Express, LLC joined the SmartWay initiative in 2013. Each year performance data is submitted and reviewed to qualify as a SmartWay partner.

As a leading truckload carrier, Chief Express, LLC is committed to safety and efficiency. Over the years, the company has installed Auxiliary Power Units on all new tractors in order to reduce idling related maintenance issues and minimize emissions while providing comfort to the drivers.
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.

“Chief Express, LLC 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, Chief Express, LLC is demonstrating their commitment to sustainability through cleaner, lower carbon goods movement.”