Transplace helps shippers join SmartWay

Transplace announced that Welch’s, Del Monte Foods Inc and other leading shippers have successfully completed 2016 emissions reporting with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay Transport Partnership.

As part of its commitment to supporting SmartWay and driving continuous improvement for its customers, Transplace worked with these shippers to join the SmartWay program and monitor and submit emissions performance data.

“Welch’s is committed to making environmentally responsible practices part of our daily supply chain operations,” said Ryan Boccelli, associate director, customer operations, Welch’s. “We are happy to work with Transplace and the EPA to report the emissions data needed to help develop strategies to reduce our overall carbon footprint.”

SmartWay is a voluntary and cost-free program that supports companies’ initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from freight supply chain transportation activities. With more than 3,500 partners across the United States and Canada, SmartWay implements its goals to lower freight carbon footprints by conducting and analyzing freight impact research, engaging with freight experts, anticipating and responding to trends, developing strategic resources and communication strategies, and serving as an international model.

Transplace has been a SmartWay partner for more than a decade and continues to help positively impact the environment by assisting shippers and carriers looking to become SmartWay partners.

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