G75 G R E E N S U P P LY C H A I N PA R T N E R S fuel-efficient trailers. For one of its large managed transportation customers, Redwood achieved effective sustainability results by optimizing, consolidating, and accurately determining the best
NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS The company’s Marlborough,
Raymond Corporation www.raymondcorp.com Energy Essentials Distributed by Raymond is the next generation of lithium-ion batteries to deliver fast-charging power solutions housed in a denser footprint, providing companies with high- performance energy sources to optimize operations. Implementing Energy Essentials batteries provides users with significant productivity enhancements, including increased uptime and reduced electricity consumption by allowing for more time between charges. In addition, Raymond’s associates participate in shutting down equipment during breaks and weekends to eliminate power draw. GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Use alternative fuels or energy sources • Reuse/recycling program • Use wastewater • Reduce energy usage • Sustainable packaging • Sustainably source materials • Solar panels • Energy-efficient lighting
Massachusetts, location is equipped with solar panels, and it uses LED and motion sensor lights in 19 facilities across the United States.
mode and shipping location, moving 11 million more pounds of freight and reducing carbon footprint by 2.3 million pounds quarter over quarter. GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Reuse/recycling program • Reduce energy usage • Sustainably source materials • Energy-efficient lighting NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT In 2020, Redwood converted 2,855 truckload shipments to intermodal, moving 115 million pounds of goods across the United States and reduced carbon emissions by an estimated 16 million pounds. Rinchem Company www.rinchem.com A CARB-compliant SmartWay partner, Rinchem conducts paperless transactions through a custom online system, ChemStar. It operates on a just-in-time model, bringing in only as much material as needed to avoid excessive inventory and transportation. The company’s forklift fleet is 85% electric to reduce carbon footprint and miles per gallon. Rinchem recycles all cardboard and pallets and its reverse logistics program supports 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
Roehl Transport www.roehltransport.com
Roehl’s sustainability initiatives include using equipment such as trailers with trailer skirts and tails as well as low-rolling resistant tires. Automatic tire inflation systems and door switches installed on refrigerated trailers reduce idle. The company’s trucks also are outfitted with low-rolling resistant tires, wheel covers, an aerodynamic package, battery management systems, and direct fire heaters. Roehl’s facilities use LED lighting in the maintenance shops and yards. Drivers are provided effective training on decreasing their fuel consumption and are incentivized to improve their miles-per- gallon performance. GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Use alternative fuels or energy sources • Reuse/recycling program • Reduce energy usage • Sustainably source materials • Energy-efficient lighting NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT Roehl Transport was a founding EPA SmartWay Partner in 2004. In 2020, the company earned its 9th SmartWay Excellence Award; only 58 truck and multimodal carriers received the distinction last year.
NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS Raymond has upgraded software for automated logic and lighting control programs to zone and control factory and office lighting, heating, and air conditioning based on utilization.
Redwood Logistics www.redwoodlogistics.com
A member of SmartWay since 2011, Redwood Logistics has set a goal to reduce more than 4.5 million pounds of CO2 by the end of 2021 through the use of new and more
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