Award Recipients are Top Environmental Performers and Leaders for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency
AUBURNDALE, FLA. October 7, 2019. CT Transportation, LLC, an operating company of Comcar Industries, was honored with a SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a true industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency.
CT Transportation is a flatbed carrier that specializes in hauling construction materials. Its services include long haul, regional and short haul flatbed, along with dedicated fleets and freight brokerage.
“On behalf of all the employees at CT Transportation, we are honored to be recognized by the SmartWay Transport Partnership for our efforts to improve the quality of our environment,” said Mike Ryan, president and CEO of Comcar Industries, the non-operating parent of CT. “We strive to continuously improve how we conduct business in this important area, which especially is a testament to CT Transportation’s drivers for their dedication to improving the advancement of our environment.”
CT Transportation was one of 55 truck and multimodal carriers to receive this distinction, representing the best environmental performers of SmartWay’s 3700 Partners. The Excellence Awardees were honored at the 2019 American Trucking Association’s Management Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, California on October 7, 2019.
“This year, the U.S. EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership is recognizing 50 truck carriers and five multimodal carriers as recipients of the 2019 SmartWay Excellence Award,” said EPA’s Director of the Office of Transportation and Air Quality, Sarah Dunham. “These awardees are the top two percent of environmental performers among all of our SmartWay Partners. They are redefining best practices for freight transport by reducing fuel costs and improving the public health of the communities they serve.”
Since 1953, the operating companies of Comcar Industries have worked to achieve the highest standards of safety, compliance and operational efficiency. Comcar companies provide truck transport for the distribution of key commodities like cement, chemicals, lumber, refrigerated and dry goods. It offers 48-state service with more than 40 strategically located operating locations across the country that work to provide high volume and repetition lanes that translate to better home time for drivers and reliability for customers. For more information, visit www.comcar.com.
EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership is a market-driven initiative that empowers businesses to move goods in the cleanest, most energy-efficient way possible, while protecting public health and reducing air pollution. Demonstrating a commitment to corporate sustainability and social responsibility through SmartWay provides for a more competitive business environment, while enabling partners to make freight decisions that have a positive impact on efficiency and the environment. Since 2004, SmartWay Partners have avoided emitting more than 134 million tons of air pollutants (NOx, PM, and CO2) contributing to cleaner air and healthier citizens, while saving 280 million barrels of oil and $37 billion in fuel costs – equivalent to eliminating the annual energy use of over 18 million homes. For more information on SmartWay, please visit: www.epa.gov/smartway/. For more information about the SmartWay Excellence Awards, please visit: https://www.epa.gov/smartway/smartway-excellence-awardees.