technology and they operate with no- idle policies. The company’s facilities are LEED- certified and equipped with motion sensor lighting, skylights, and battery-operated equipment. RJW is recognized as a SmartWay carrier. GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Use alternative fuels or energy sources • Reuse/recycling program • Reduce energy usage • Sustainable packaging • Energy-efficient lighting NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT RJW provides employee incentives for sustainable practices.
Rinchem is a Smartway partner and California Air Resource Board compliant. The company operates on a just-in- time model, bringing in only as much material as needed to avoid excessive inventory and transportation. It also maintains a reverse logistics program that supports the use of returnable totes/drums, which reduces waste and disposal of plastics. GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Use alternative fuels or energy sources • Reuse/recycling program • Reduce energy usage • Sustainably source materials • Solar panels • Energy-efficient lighting NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT Rinchem offers paperless transactions through ChemStar, its custom online system. RJW Logistics Group www.rjwgroup.com RJW cultivates efficient business practices that yield long-term sustainable benefits for customers and stakeholders. RJW’s retail consolidation program and in-house value-added services limit the number of trucks on the road, eliminating an average of 13 LTL shipments that would otherwise make multiple stops throughout one route. RJW’s recycling program averages 100 tons monthly across its network. Its trucks are fuel efficient and recent vintage with clean diesel emissions
are in place for paper/cardboard, plastics, glass, and metal. Idling and speed management policies reduce unnecessary fuel consumption and energy costs. GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Use alternative fuels/energy sources • Reuse/recycling program • Use wastewater
Romark Logistics www.romarklogistics.com
Romark Logistics continues to make significant investments in renewable energy and has implemented many sustainable practices in collaboration with its customers that aid in reducing its carbon footprint. The company has a primary goal to operate all its locations as landfill- and carbon-free facilities. Romark has invested in and operates solar installations at several locations, utilizes energy-efficient technology including LED lighting, water conservation equipment, cooling towers, and high- efficient battery chargers that reduce energy costs up to 30%. The company increased rack density at its facilities and improved MHE monitoring for safety and maintenance. Company-wide recycling requirements
• Reduce energy usage • Sustainable packaging • Sustainably source materials • Solar panels • Energy-efficient lighting NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT
Romark Logistics owns and operates a 2-megawatt rooftop solar array on one of its refrigerated locations consisting of 8,512 solar panels and replaces 40% of the total facility utility usage.
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