NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT TCI Transportation has purchased electric trucks/tractors from GreenPower Motor Company, Nikola, Phoenix Motorcars, and Electric Freightliners. Transportation Insight Holding Company www.tiholdco.com The company runs a robust community affairs program that partners with environmental groups to plant trees and clean rivers in local communities. In 2022, Transportation Insight and Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) employees will plant more than 2,000 trees and remove more than 1,000 lbs. of debris from local waters. In working with a third-party sustainability party, TI is actively developing programs and guidelines to reduce the carbon footprint of its carriers and shippers. The company’s Beon Shipper and Beon Carrier products and digital solutions limit empty miles, map more efficient routes for carriers and perform load consolidation across LTL and partial loads to reduce trucks on the road. GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Reuse/recycling program
space in Bolingbrook, Illinois, and in Kansas City it attained Warehouse and Repacking Organic Certification for 66,000 square feet of storage. At each of its warehouses, Symbia operates recycling programs and has installed LED and motion-activated lighting. GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Use alternative fuels or energy sources • Reuse/recycling program
Southeastern Freight Lines www.sefl.com
Southeastern Freight Lines’ fleet services and operations teams continuously make improvements across its fleet and operations to conserve fuel and reduce environmental impact. By investing millions of dollars each year in new tractors and trailers, SEFL maintains trade cycles that provide an efficient and dependable fleet. SEFL has been a SmartWay partner since 2004 and remains focused on reducing mobile greenhouse gas emissions. The company harvests rainwater for irrigation at its South Houston and Fort Lauderdale service centers, and its Support Center and 80 service centers are fully equipped with LED lighting and occupancy/daylight harvesting sensors. Four additional LED retrofits will be completed in 2022. GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Use alternative fuels/energy sources • Reuse/recycling program • Reduce energy usage • Solar panels • Energy-efficient lighting NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT The company produces solar energy at three of its service centers and has produced more than 16,400 MWh of electricity since 2013. SEFL will continue to expand renewable energy production in 2022 with a 191.3 kW roof-mounted solar panel system at its support center in Lexington, South Carolina.
• Reduce energy usage • Energy-efficient lighting • Educational outreach NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT
Symbia Logistics’ forklift fleet is now 92% electric (77 electric, 6 propane).
TCI Transportation www.tcitransportation.com With the help of REP Solar, TCI Transportation installed solar PV systems in three of its 10 locations, and counting. This will lead to a decrease in the cost of annual energy bills, as these panels are the equivalent of 38,004 gallons of gas per year, 45 cars off the road per year, planting 275 trees, and powering 62 homes per year. GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Use alternative fuels/energy sources • Reuse/recycling program
• Reduce energy usage • Energy-efficient lighting NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT
• Reduce energy usage • Sustainable packaging • Sustainably source materials • Solar panels • Energy-efficient lighting
NTG is a Smartway Transport Partner. In 2021, the company launched its “Go for Neutral” sustainability program designed to help shippers and carriers reduce their carbon footprint through operations, technology, community affairs, and office space initiatives.
Symbia Logistics www.symbia.com
Trinity Logistics www.trinitylogistics.com Trinity Logistics is focusing on
In 2021, Symbia planted 3,000 trees (20 for each of its 150 clients), with a goal of 50 trees per client in 2022, or 7,500 trees. The company acquired 130,000 square feet of LEED-certified warehouse
sustainability through its Responsible Care partnership and EPA Smartway partner membership. Trinity
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